Past Events

  • 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.

Click here for more photos from this fun event.

 

  • 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

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

  • 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.

CSUSB Press Release

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.

Awardee:

Anthony Araiza

 

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.

Awardee:

Stacey Aldstadt