Division of Ecological and Water Resources

River Health & Restoration Workshops

Diagnosing Streams graphic

  The foundation of these workshops is to:

  • teach the fundamentals of stream science including: fluvial geomorphology, hydrology, connectivity, biology, and water quality and
  • educate attendees in natural channel design techniques and approaches that ensure long-term health and stability.

 Spring 2018 we are offering the following workshop:

  • The Ditching Dilemma, March 19-21 in Blue Earth MN.

Summer 2018 workshops will be announced by January 2018.

For questions contact Amy Childers or review the Spring 2018 Workshop flyer PDF

Workshops that the River Ecology Unit teaches:

workshop coverWorkshop Brochure  PDF

River Science Series:

The Science of Healthy Waters Series:

Diagnosing Streams: Symptoms, Underlying Causes, & Remedies


Interested in a workshop?

Which workshops we offer is determined by amount of interest. To express interest in a workshop or if you have any questions, please contact Amy Childers.


Number of requests for each workshop 

-Updated October 2017-


River Science Series


 The Fundamentals of River Science: Applied Geomorphology &  Ecology


 River Monitoring & Assessment


 River Restoration: Design & Application


 Restoration Solutions in Fragmented River Ecosystems



The Science of Healthy Waters Series

   The Ditching Dilemma
12    The Dam Dilemma



Diagnosing Streams: Symptoms, Underlying Causes, & Remedies