Restoration to Build Resilient Ecosystems


Deadline for abstracts submission: January 31, 2018
Submit abstracts to

Abstracts are being sought for pre-conference workshops to be presented at the 4th Southwest Stream & Wetland Restoration Conference.

Pre-Conference Workshops will take place on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.  The Workshops will begin at 8:30 am and conclude at 12 pm with a 15-minute break.  Total teaching time is 3.25 hours.

The conference planners are seeking workshops that focus on one or more of the following topics:

  • Restoring Urban Streams
  • Innovation in Restoration Design and Implementation
  • Watershed Restoration to Improve Habitat
  • Planning and Permitting
  • Case Studies and Lessons Learned
  • Ephemeral Streams
  • Best Management Practices
  • Low Water Crossings (science)
  • Communities and Streams
  • Compare and Contrast NCD Cost and Maintenance with Traditional Projects
  • Floodplain Management
  • Post Flood/Fire Hydrology Effects on Stream Dynamics
  • Riparian Restoration and Management
  • Submission Guidelines:

1.  Please submit a one page abstract by January 31, 2018 (format below).
2.   Submit by email to

Abstract Format (view example)

1.  Title of Workshop
2.  Instructors (include contact information- organization, city, state, email and
3.  Materials that students need to bring (e.g. laptop)
4.  Materials student will receive (e.g. handouts, workbook, software)
5.  Learning Objectives:  At the completion of this workshop students will…
                a.   (list learning outcomes)

6.  Workshop Description (300 words max)
7.  Equipment request other than screen, podium, projector, and/or computer