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Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for Sept. 13

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Staff report, Denton Record-Chronicle

The Texas Water Resources Institute's Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a free workshop from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 13 in McKinney for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Upper Trinity/Denton County and Lavon Lake watershed.

The workshop will be at the Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, with the morning session in the museum. The afternoon session will include a walk and presentations along a creek at the sanctuary.

The workshop is co-hosted by the North Texas Municipal Water District, Upper Trinity Regional Water District, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Denton and Collin counties, and the Texas Water Resources Institute.

The program will include a lunchtime presentation. A catered lunch is available for $10 or participants may bring their own lunch.

Register for lunch online at or pay cash at the door.

Attendees must RSVP by Sept. 8 to Nikki Dictson at 979-575-4424, via email to or online at