The Bowery Creek Training Facility trains a wide range of audiences including:
Let's be ready the next time! The Bowery Creek Training Facility provides a regional and a watershed focus that meets the long-term training needs of communities and other river corridor stakeholders as they strive to be better prepared and resilient in the face of future flooding events.
Work with the stream, not against it! The facility incorporates and promotes Natural Channel Design concepts into applicable curricular materials and provides a safe learning environment that includes facilities and resources that are conducive to all life-long learners. Both classroom and outdoor hand-on resources are utilized.
Through programs offered at the Bowery Creek Training facility, participants will understand how natural river processes can be accommodated to minimize flooding impacts on infrastructure and be able to apply basic stream assessment measurements to flood response, recovery and restoration projects. They will understand how to access technical assistance in an emergency stream intervention or use Stream Stats and reference reaches for channel sizing. Hands-on operative skills that can be acquired include the ability to
Training Opportunities include:
Last updated December 4, 2017