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CELEBRATE AZ WATER – 100 YEARS STRONG: SRP AND RECLAMATION PARTNERSHIP HELPED SHAPE THE WEST

October 30, 2017

SRP and government officials recently celebrated the centennial anniversary of a partnership between the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and SRP. Among the guests at the Washington, D.C., reception hosted by SRP were Sen. Jeff Flake and Reps. Trent Franks, Raúl Grijalva, David Schweikert, Paul Gosar, Martha McSally, Ruben Gallego, Andy Biggs and Tom O’Halleran. (L to R) SRP President David […]

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View of Roosevelt Dam

Celebrate AZ Water: April is Water Awareness Month

April 2, 2019

[…] the Arizona WAM page to see if your water provider offer rebates for water-saving products, appliances, fixtures, and landscapes. Look for the Rebates section at the bottom of the homepage. Celebrate AZ Water. See Water – Use It Wisely’s Celebrate AZ Water series where we have featured numerous amazing stories about water in Arizona, including Alamo Lake, Boulder Creek, and […]

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CELEBRATE AZ WATER | BOULDER CREEK

March 30, 2017

[…] originally appeared on March 20, 2013 at WildernessDave.com and was reprinted with permission. The photo at the end of this blog by David C. was the winner of our Spring 2014 Celebrate AZ Water Photo Contest from over 1,000 entries. The contest provided a stunning opportunity to celebrate the importance and wonder of water in Arizona and to reflect on one […]

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IT’S ARBOR DAY!

April 29, 2016

April is dedicated to earthly celebrations and awareness events, such as Water Awareness Month (in Arizona), Arbor Day, and Earth Day. National Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in April. However, many states observe Arbor Day on different dates to coincide with the most favorable local tree planting times. This year National Arbor Day is April 29. The first […]

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Celebrate AZ Water: American Wetlands Month

May 12, 2021

[…] protect the wetlands in your community, state or country? American Wetlands Month is a perfect time to get started! Want to learn more about wetlands? Here are some additional articles: Celebrate AZ Water: Wetlands — The Buffer Zone Between Life and Loss Celebrate AZ Water: Turning the Bend at River Bend — Successful Restoration on the Agua Fria River Wetlands […]

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CELEBRATE AZ WATER: ALAMO LAKE

August 25, 2017

We want you to Celebrate AZ Water at Alamo Lake. Some people say that Alamo Lake State Park is the “best kept secret” of the Arizona State Parks system. From the pictures that we have included here, which were part of Water – Use It Wisely’s 2013 Celebrate AZ Water Photo Contest, we think it looks pretty special, too. History […]

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Wild Burros, possibly descended from burros brought to Alamo Lake by Spanish explorers

CELEBRATE AZ WATER AT BARTLETT LAKE

February 21, 2017

[…] indoor and outdoor seating, and is located at the marina adjacent to the store. This photo by K. Keilt is just one of over 1,000 entries for our Spring 2014 Celebrate AZ Water Photo Contest. It provided a stunning opportunity to celebrate the importance and wonder of water in Arizona and to reflect on one of our region’s most precious […]

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See Which Photo Contest Submission “Rains” Supreme

July 17, 2014

[…] you” to all of this year’s contest participants. Congratulations again to Dave and all 10 of our photo finalists. We know whom we want behind the shutter when the next amazing Arizona water moment happens! Participants were asked to submit a photo that they believe represents a celebration of water in Arizona. The photo and its caption were equally weighted […]

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Celebrate AZ Water: American Wetlands Month

May 24, 2019

[…] protect the wetlands in your community, state or country? American Wetlands Month is a perfect time to get started! Want to learn more about wetlands? Here are some additional articles: Celebrate AZ Water: Wetlands — The Buffer Zone Between Life and Loss Celebrate AZ Water: Turning the Bend at River Bend — Successful Restoration on the Agua Fria River Wetlands […]

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Celebrate AZ Water: Turning the Bend at River Bend — Successful Restoration on the Agua Fria River

November 27, 2018

[…] members in protecting and improving riparian areas. Members include birders, hunters and anglers, recreationists, and even craft brewers. You can support WRAN today by joining the network and you can celebrate the success of River Bend and other river restoration projects by enjoying a beer brewed by members of the Western Rivers Brewers’ Council. Might we suggest Rain Crow IPA? […]

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Arbor Day is April 30th!

April 26, 2021

On Arbor Day, we celebrate the significant role trees play in our lives and our environment and promote the planting and care of trees. So why should we celebrate and plant trees? In addition to being beautiful, trees provide a variety of benefits to people and the environment. Find our: Top Ten Reasons to Plant a Tree The shade of […]

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Plant of the Month: In Celebration of Trees for Arbor Day

April 10, 2018

All about Arbor Day April 27 is designated as National Arbor Day, a holiday set aside to celebrate the significant role trees play in our lives and our environment. It is also a day to promote the planting and care of trees. The founder, J. Sterling Morton, had the idea of setting aside a special day for tree planting. As […]

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