Tri River Area CSU Extension - To provide information, education and to encourage the application of research-based knowledge to the communities of Delta, Mesa, Montrose, and Ouray Counties.
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Yucca in the Wild

NPM Program

Participants in Native Plant Master courses learn identification, ecology and human uses of selected Colorado plants emphasizing sustainable landscaping and invasive weeds. Please contact our office to find out when the next course will be offered. 970-244-1834

Watch this short video explaining the Native Plant Master Program featuring our Horticulture Agent, Susan Carter!

Native Plant Master Training – Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Fridays in June, 7th, 14th, & 21st from 10am till 2pm

CSU Extension is taking applications for their Native Plant Master Class at Black Canyon of the Gunnison.  The class will be held on Fridays June 7, 14 and 21st from 10am till 2pm.  You will learn approximately 50 plants throughout this three day course.  Mild hiking is involved.  Youth 16-17 can also take this course, 18 and older are considered adults.  Click the below link for a printable application.

Please contact Susan Carter for questions or send your applications to her at or call 970-244-1834