2021 Workshops

Level 1 – Iowa’s River Restoration Toolbox

About the Training

Learn about streambank stabilization and restoration techniques from experts. Also learn how to use the IDNR Toolbox to restore stream functions.

Who should Attend

Design professionals including engineers and landscape architects, biologists, ecologists, project managers, WMA coordinators, natural resource specialists, urban conservationists, university facility, floodplain managers, environmental professionals and any other interested professionals.


Event Flyer and Course Agenda

Level 2 – Iowa’s River Restoration Toolbox

About the Training

Level 2 training focuses on geomorphic design and utilizes the skills acquired in Level 1 to develop ecologically sound restoration techniques.

Course topics include, but not limited to:

  • Phases of Geomorphic Channel Design
  • Multi-Staged Channels
  • Alluvial vs. Threshold Channel Design
  • Dimensionless Ratios
  • Reference Reach Criteria
  • Shear Stress
  • Sediment Supply & Transport
  • Sediment Transport Competency


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