The Tamarisk Coalition and the Colorado State University Cooperative Extension have partnered to host the symposium series since 2001. The symposium series connects researchers and land managers, facilitating opportunities to use science in a practical manner, to address unanswered questions, and to identify future research needs.
The Tamarisk Research Conference was started in 2006, takes place approximately every two years, and is a comprehensive presentation of cutting-edge research. Leading experts come together to share recent discoveries in the field and to discuss further research opportunities. Please click on the links below to view sponsors, abstracts and presentations. _______________________________________________________________________
2013 Research Conference: River Crossings - Grand Junction, CO (Mar 11-15)
2012 Tamarisk Symposium - Grand Junction, CO (Feb 15-17)
2011 Tamarisk Research Conference - Tucson, AZ (Feb 16 & 17)
2010 Tamarisk Symposium - Grand Junction, CO (Jan. 12 & 13)
2009 Tamarisk and Russian Olive Research Conference - Reno, NV (Feb. 18 & 19)
2007 Tamarisk Symposium - Grand Junction, CO (Oct. 24 & 25)
2006 Tamarisk Research Conference - Ft. Collins, CO (Oct. 3 & 4)
2005 Tamarisk Symposium - Grand Junction, CO (Oct. 12-14)
In an effort to collaborate and brainstorm over the tamarisk problem, a 3-day conference was held in Albuquerque, NM in spring of 2004 by the United States Department of Agriculture, the US Department of the Interior, the National Invasive Species Council and the Tamarisk Coalition. Representatives from all interested entities were in attendance, from federal government officials to private land owners. Tamarisk control, impact management, and restoration were among the featured topics.
2003 Tamarisk Symposium - Grand Junction, CO (Oct. 22 & 23)
2001 Tamarisk Symposium - Grand Junction, CO (Sept. 26 & 27)