This course lets you explore the Southwest US and Northern Mexico rivers, their physical attributes – germophology and sediment transportation – and how they can be considered in the development of environmental flows. Focusing on the Rio Grande River in West Texas and Colorado River basin, participants will learn about the how they can be restored and preserved as well as the efforts being done to make this possible. The course also highlights the features of these rivers that can contribute in the progress and growth of ecosystem, for the benefit of the public and the communities surrounding them.
1. Know about the restoration process done on the rivers for decision makers and designers to apply them on similar projects.
2. Learn about the features of the rivers that may pose challenges or create solutions.
3. Understand the benefits of river restoration to the environment and the community.
General Course Information
|Presenter||Jack Schmidt, Professor of Watershed Sciences - Utah State University; Chief - USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center|
US State Approvals
|States: AK, AL, AR, CT, DE, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NE, NH, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY||Yes|
|GA, MN, and SD |
**Explanation: There is no process to get courses pre-approved in your state, but there should be no issues getting this course approved.
If not approved, we will exchange it for another course or provide a full refund.
Canada Provinces and Territories
|British Columbia||Yes, per reciprocity with LA CES|
|Ontario||Yes, per reciprocity with LA CES|