Learn what a thriving river ecosystem looks like and the impacts of human activity on rivers and wildlife from Natural Resource Specialist Heather Swanson, Bureau of Land Management Retired.
Tour Sierra Vista’s waste water treatment plant and its water-conserving, water-reuse wetlands. Blaine Lassage, Water and Wastewater Operator, will lead the tour. Reservations required.
A new generation of homesteaders, namely those with their own youtube channels! open their homes to show you sustainable solutions to water, energy, heating, cooling, natural building and more! Tour is free. Reservations are required.
Fun for all ages with games and activities by UA youth programs, food trucks, face painting, a 4-H petting zoo, free raffles for great prizes, a UA South book sale and Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale.
Steve Poe, UA Professor of Agricultural Education, will walk you through the assembly of a drip irrigation system letting you put the actual components together.
UA Solar Educator, Ed Franklin, will explain the basics of solar energy generation and you will practice assembling a mini solar panel, inverter and other components.
Rick Weisberg of Oasis Water Harvesting and MaryAnn Capehart of Water Wise explain the best practices of rain harvesting and show many examples in this presentation.
Starting at the Henry F Hauser Museum, join Water Wise as we caravan the Sierra Vista area, visiting home owners who have graciously opened their homes to demonstrate harvesting rain from roofs into water storage containers and basins at their wonderful properties. REGISTER to attend by calling 458-8278 ext 2141.
Shana Sandhaus, MS of the UA Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science will show you how to run tests on your collected rain water for arsenic and the presence of fecal coliform bacteria. Participants need to register and pick up sterile containers to collect their samples in advance of the workshop. Costs $10. This event is part of the Water Ways exhibit at the Henry F Hauser Museum. The workshop will be held at 2950 E Tacoma St, Sierra Vista, AZ 8563. Reservations required.
Petey Mesquitey, radio raconteur and nursery grower, will talk about our unique and amazing native plants. After the talk you can purchase from a selection of hardy, drought tolerant plants grown by Mr. Mesquitey's nursery.
Register Now to learn all about domestic wells--their maintenance, parts and protection. Learn about testing your well water and about home water filtration options.
New Workshop!! Dr. Janick Artiola, UA Research Scientist and Water Quality Specialist will open our eyes to the contaminants commonly found in groundwater, treated city water and well water. This presentation will help you understand the sources of this contamination and how you can help keep it our of our water sources .