Jeff will be teaching classes and workshops at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden and Santa Fe Community College throughout 2018.

To find out more about these classes and other classes at SFBG and SFCC, as well as how to sign up, follow these links to the Santa Fe Botanical Garden and Santa Fe Community College websites:

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Wetland Ecology Course: In this Wetland Ecology Course, you will attend eight classes that cover general ecology, wetland ecology and restoration ecology. This is a great course for anyone who is interested in further their knowledge or possibly pursuing a career in the areas of Fish and Wildlife, The Bureau of Land Management, Forestry, Botany, and Horticulture. Through hands on experience, these eight classes will give you an in-depth appreciation for and thorough understanding of the ecological aspects of New Mexico's unique wetlands.


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Wetland Ecology: Explore Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve    Fall 2018

Discover the unique wetland ecology of the Southwest through hands-on experiences at the Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve. Learn general and wetlands ecology and natural history through a combination of lecture and on-site labs in the Cienega, marsh, arroyos and acequia near Santa Fe. Identify New Mexican native plants and animal species found in wetlands. Gain an understanding of restoration ecology and how to use Citizen Science sites to study and research wetlands and their inhabitants. Upon satisfactory completion of the class, earn a certificate identified by the Society of Wetland Scientists. Class designed for beginners or anyone interested in deepening your knowledge of the Southwest or pursuing a career in Botany, Horticulture, Ecology, Forestry and working with the BLM or Fish and Wildlife.

Global Climate Change    Fall 2018

Participate in an in-depth investigation into the most defining issue of our time: Global Climate Change. Discover the science, chemistry, physics and background of the greenhouse effect and its supporting basic ecology; the symptoms of Global Climate disruptions, as determined by scientific data throughout the world and the great number of scientific, physical, social and cultural solutions proposed by international scientific organizations, scientists and countries. Explore the international response to Global Climate Change including policies, politics, casualties, denial, human rights, and proposed paths for future remediation.


2018 Presentations:

Jeff is presenting at the Society for Ecological Restoration- Southwest Chapter, in Flagstaff, Arizona  September 12-14th, 2018.   Jeff will be sharing sponsorship and a display table with the Citizen Science Association.    

For more information, please check SER-SW website:

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Jeff  presented at the Springs Ecosystem Science: 2018 Symposium.  For more information, visit their website at  Please check out Jeff's PowerPoint presentation on EarthDesigns' YouTube channel" :

Jeff presented at the 2018 Madrean Conference -    "Using Citizen Science, education and community involvement to preserve, protect and restore springs and wetlands of the Southwest"  To find out more information, please visit:

Jeff attended the 2018 Next Generation Water Summit - The Summit focused on water conservation and water reuse in the arid Southwest. It brought together builders, designers, architects and water professionals to share best practices and brainstorm new ones.

Jeff attended the 2018 Land and Water Summit: Stormwater & Tree Canopy sponsored by Xeriscape New Mexico.  To find out more about the Principles of Xeriscape, visit their website:

Jeff presented at the Society for Ecological Restoration Presentation Fall 2017.  Please check out his PowerPoint presentation: