Iowa’s River Restoration Toolbox – Level 1/Base Training

Event details

  • Tuesday | September 7, 2021 to Friday | September 10, 2021
  • All Day
  • Kennedy Park 1415 Nelson Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501
  • 515-350-4387

About the Training

Learn about streambank stabilization and restoration techniques from Iowa experts and how to use the new IDNR Toolbox to restore stream functions. Based on current CDC guidance related to COVID-19, this training will be held in person. Masks or face coverings are optional. A hybrid of in-person and virtual learning may be adopted if CDC recommendations change.

Featured Speaker

George Athanasakes is the Ecosystem Restoration Program Leader for Stantec, and has 25 years of experience working on innovative stream restoration projects nationwide. George has taught at numerous restoration workshops, and worked with the IDNR river restoration planning team to create Iowa’s River Restoration Toolbox. Additional instructors will supplement George’s presentations.

Who Should Attend?

Design professionals including engineers and landscape architects, biologists, ecologists, project managers, WMA coordinators, natural resources specialists, urban conservationists, university faculty, floodplain managers, environmental professionals in Iowa, and other interested professionals.

Register on the Iowa River’s Revival Website

Event Flyer and Course Agenda