16th Annual SRP Water Conservation Expo 

Salt River Project (SRP) invites Valley customers to learn about water conservation and water supplies. Approximately 40 exhibitors will be at the event, including municipalities, water organizations, the Water – Use It Wisely campaign, and vendors with water-efficient products. Classes include: smart irrigation controller classes with Hunter and Rachio representatives, Irrigation 101 with Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply and Easy Care with Xeriscape …

Peoria – Recycling 101

Peoria Rio Vista Recreation Center 8866 W Thunderbird Rd., Peoria, AZ, United States

Do you ever look at the trash item in your hand and ask, can I recycle this? Recycling staff will walk you through what items are recycled in Peoria and what items have to stay in the trash. The more we can recycle right in Peoria the more waste we can divert from our landfills!


Glendale – Water-Wise Landscape Design

Glendale Main Library 5959 W Brown St, Glendale, Arizona

Design with water efficiency in mind! Understand basic design principles to create a beautiful Arizona-friendly landscape. Erin Hutton is a Landscape Designer and instructor for the Desert Botanical Garden’s Design Credential.


4th Annual Sustainable Landscapes EXPO in Tucson

The 4th Annual Sustainable Landscapes EXPO in Tucson will be held on March 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free, family-friendly event will include over 40 exhibits to increase knowledge on efficient water usage and sustainable landscaping in the Southern Arizona desert. There will be educational, hands-on, and interactive activities for adults and kids, as well as giveaways, a (free) …

Surprise – Designing a Desert Adapted Landscape

Surprise Water Education Center 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza (north side of the Surprise City Hall Campus), Suprise, United States

Learn and apply the seven Principles of Xeriscape and walk through a five-step process for landscape design. 


Mesa’s Spring Equinox at the Monarch Garden

Families are welcome at the Monarch Haven and Reading Sanctuary at Red Mountain Library to celebrate the spring equinox. Southwest Monarch Study will share their expertise about monarch butterflies in Arizona. City of Mesa Environmental & Sustainability staff will be onsite to answer questions about green programs and will be giving away origami butterflies. Also meet Roberta Gibson, author of How …


Peoria – Thrifty and Magnificent Cactus

Peoria Rio Vista Recreation Center 8866 W Thunderbird Rd., Peoria, AZ, United States

Cacti are experts in not only surviving, but thriving in our deserts. There are many types, shapes, sizes, and oh so many amazing blooms! Some varieties of cactus are even friendly and spineless, if sharp points have been holding you back from adding cactus to your landscape. Our desert horticulture expert will share species and types of cactus that can …


Tempe – Water Resources 101

Tempe Public Library, 3500 S Rural Rd. Tempe, AZ 85282 3500 S Rural Rd, Tempe, Arizona, United States

Learn about the ongoing efforts Tempe is undertaking to ensure we maintain a robust and resilient water resources portfolio sufficient to meet the needs of the community. 


Mayors Challenge For Water Conservation

Take the Pledge! My Water Pledge is a friendly competition throughout the month of April between cities across the US to see who can be the most “water-wise.” Mayors nationwide will challenge their residents to conserve water, energy and other natural resources on behalf of their city through a series of informative, easy-to-use pledges online.

Chandler – Watering Schedules: When and How Long to Water

City of Chandler Hamilton Library 3700 S Arizona Ave, Chandler, United States

When in drought, conserve! Starting with your outdoor watering. Learn how much, how often, and how long you should water based on the type of plants within your landscape. This class will help you determine a proper watering schedule so you're not overwatering or underwatering.


Peoria – Designing for the Desert – Landscape Conversions

Peoria Rio Vista Recreation Center 8866 W Thunderbird Rd., Peoria, AZ, United States

Desert landscapes are unique and offer an abundance of different design options. Looking to lower your water use by reducing grass and adding more desert adapted plants? Our landscape architect will talk about xeriscape principals and some tips and ideas for designing your desert and water friendly oasis.