Saturday, October 29, 2016, 9:00am-2:00pm
Chino Basin Water Conservation District
4594 San Bernardino Street
Montclair, CA 91763
Learn more about water wise and sustainable landscaping through workshops and demos. Click here for details.
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 9:00am-12:00pm
San Bernardino City Unified School District Offices
777 N. 'F' Street
San Bernardino, CA 92410
This FREE class will help you to create beautiful, sustainable landscaping for your home, while you save money on your water bill. Click here for details, and please call 909-384-5141 to reserve your space!
This program covers the full QWEL curriculum for certification. Please visit pace.csusb.edu/certificates/qwel.html to join the interest list for the January 28, 2017 program.
A series of workshops sponsored by IERCD, WRI, and SBVMWD will be held in the Garden throughout the 2016-2017 academic year. These FREE workshops will cover a variety of topics designed to help consumers save water:
|Dry Streambed/Conservation Hardscape||Saturday, October 15, 2016||9:00am-12:00pm|
|Native/Water Saving Garden Friendly Plants||Saturday, January 21, 2017||9:00am-12:00pm|
|Tree Care During Drought||Saturday, March 25, 2017||9:00am-12:00pm|
|Water Conservation Incentives Fair||Saturday, May 20, 2017||9:00am-12:00pm|
The October 15th workshop focused on incorporating dry streambeds and other conservation hardscape into your landscaping. The workshop included a lecture, garden tour, Q&A, plant give-away, and rain barrell raffle.
Cucamonga Valley Water District
Landscape Workshop Series:
CVWD held a landscaping workshop on Thursday September 29th at 5:30 pm. This workshop focused on Prep & Design of the water efficient landscape. An industry expert from Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Gardens presented the information with specifics on landscape first steps, local resources, turf removal techniques, and design elements.
Public Art in the Garden
"Art in the Garden" Event
The Water Resources Institute hosted an open house event in the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation Demonstration Garden at CSUSB to showcase new student art and hear from our annual donors on June 9, 5-7pm. Attendees enjoyed art, updates from water industry professionals, and appetizers, dessert, and wine.
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WRI also sponsored a series of free ongoing events, which were open to the public. Workshops showcased interactive sculptures, installation, and social practices to engage audiences using social media, interactions, and activities. For the schedule and more information, please see this flyer.
Water Saving Garden Friendly Workshops
Classes were held at California State University, San Bernardino and included classroom instruction in addition to tours of and instruction in the Water Wise Demonstration Garden.
|Native Plants Seminar||Thursday, 1/7/16||7:00-8:30pm|
|Native Plants Seminar||Saturday, 1/23/16||9:00am-12:00pm|
|Native Plant Installation & Maintenance Seminar||Thursday, 2/18/16||7:00-8:30pm|
|Native Plant Installation & Maintenance Seminar||Saturday, 2/20/16||9:00am-12:00pm|
|"Life After Lawns" Book Discussion||Thursday, 3/24/16||7:00-8:30pm|
|"Life After Lawns" Book Discussion||Saturday, 3/26/16||9:00am-12:00pm|
|Low-Impact Pest Management for Native Plants||Thursday, 4/21/16||7:00-8:30pm|
|Low-Impact Pest Management for Native Plants||Saturday, 4/23/16||9:00am-12:00pm|
|Overview of Water Conservation Resources & Programs||Thursday, 5/19/16||7:00-8:30pm|
|Water Resources Fair||Saturday, 5/21/16||9:00am-12:00pm|
|Dry Streambed Design & Installation||Thursday, 6/16/16||7:00-8:30pm|
|Dry Streambed Design & Installation||Saturday, 6/18/16||9:00am-12:00pm|
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