WRI 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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- Workshop Series at CSUSB's San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation Demonstration Garden
A series of workshops sponsored by IERCD, WRI, and SBVMWD were held in the Garden December 2015 - June 2016.
These free workshops covered a variety of topics designed to help consumers save water:
|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|
- California Water Law Symposium
- Annual WRI Awards Reception - Monday, October 12, 2015
This year, the WRI distributed both a Water Legend and a Water Conservation Award, as voted upon by our Community and Faculty Advisory Boards. The selected awardees were recognized at a dessert and wine reception in the Obershaw Dining Room on the California State University San Bernardino campus.
Water Legend Award
Criteria: Recipient must be a proven leader at the local, state, or federal level of leadership in the water community and beyond. Focus is mostly on local leaders. We would like to recognize individuals who have made a specific and profound contribution to the Archives and/or the development of sustainable water resources in California. The contribution can be manifested in spirit, works, or understanding, resulting in profound contribution to the water community.
Water Conservation Award
Criteria: Recipient must be a proven leader at the local level, and can be an individual or agency. Must have contributed significant impact on water conservation and the drought.