May 8, 9, 10, 2018 

 Boulder Mountain Guest RanchBoulder, Utah 

 This hands-on restoration workshop is designed for individuals who would like to learn how to use practical, low cost techniques for restoring wetlands and streams. You’ll learn how to design and restore wetlands that provide habitat for waterfowl, amphibians, and a diversity of animal and plant species. Attendees will discover how to select locations for building wetlands, test soil texture, groundwater elevations, choose appropriate construction techniques, work with heavy equipment operators, control erosion, and establish native plants. 


Tom Biebighauser is a Wildlife Biologist and Wetland Ecologist who has restored over 2,000 wetlands in 23-States, Canada, New Zealand, and Puerto Rico for 36-years. Tom has developed highly effective and low-cost techniques for building wetlands in arid regions, and for rare species across North America. He has written 4-books about wetland restoration, and instructs college online and field courses on the topic. He received the United States National Wetlands Award for Conservation and Restoration in 2015. 


Craig Sponholtz is an internationally recognized stream and wetland restoration designer, contractor, educator and artist.  He is the founder and owner of Watershed Artisans, Inc. and has led the assessment, design and construction of watershed restoration and habitat improvement projects in waterways around the world.  He specializes in creating restoration projects that reestablish hydro-ecological processes, improve fish and wildlife habitat and enhance the resilience of riparian ecosystems. 


For Registration please contact Brandie@bouldermountainguestranch.com