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2019 Upcoming Regional Programs

The Tri River Area belongs to Colorado State University’s Western Region of Extension.  As a region, we partner with many different Extension Agent’s and outside organizations to promote quality programming and educational opportunities.  Although the below Programs/Classes may not be directly facilitated by one of our area agents, we know that these programs can benefit our communities in tremendous ways!

Please feel free to contact the facilitators listed with each event to discuss registration and comments in regards to these exciting, upcoming events

Check back soon for upcoming programs!

Past Programs and Workshops

Home Greenhouse Management Class with Dr. Steven Newman

August 24th from 9:30am-NOON in San Miguel County
Class Cost: $25.00

This class will be your chance to ask a greenhouse expert your questions. Dr. Steven Newman is the Greenhouse Crops Extension Specialist and Professor of Floriculture, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture with Colorado State University in Fort Collins. He will cover selecting a home greenhouse as well as retrofitting existing home greenhouses to troubleshoot climate and pest control. We will meet from 9:30am till Noon, location TBD.

For more info about classes and/or to sign up call 970-327-4393 or email

Respirator Safety & Fit Test Training

Tuesday, April 2nd at CMU in Grand Junction, CO from 9am to 4pm

Individuals will learn about respirators, how to choose one, proper usage and maintenance to comply with OSHA respiratory standards. If anyone is using a pesticide that requires a respirator, they must have a Respirator Safety Program. This program will provide the information they need as well as train attendees on how to conduct a fit test properly.

Fit testing will follow the training. Fit testing may be limited and will be provided on a first come first serve basis.

Preregistration costs $50 and is limited to the first 30 registrants. If you are interested in being fit tested or have other questions about the training, please contact Thia Walker via email at