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Events: 10/01/2017

NeWTs workshop series helps residents save water



Sonoma Ecology Center (SEC) will host a series of free workshops this month focused on learning from local experts and from one another, exploring simple everyday ways we can better steward our precious water resources in Sonoma Valley.

Bring a snack to share, and your knowledge and questions. Participants who attend the entire series will be entered into the raffle for the SEC’s Water Winner Prize Package, which includes a rainwater catchment kit. All participants receive local resource guide, water-saving tools, rebates and coupons.

Held at Sonoma Garden Park Wednesdays in October, 6-7:30 p.m., 19996 7th St. East in Sonoma. Registration includes all sessions.

Register at newtswaterworkshop.brownpapertickets.com.

Oct. 4: Intro and Current Issues

Water issues facing Sonoma Valley today, including groundwater, drought, stormwater, and flooding – and solutions.

Oct. 11: Water Conservation

Ways to reduce water usage in your home and yard. Low flow devices, irrigation solutions, and building soil.

Oct. 18: Water Quality

Ways to reduce pollutants and stormwater coming from your home. Low-Impact-Design concepts, rain gardens, and water-friendly landscaping.

Oct. 25: Digging Deeper

Dig deeper into topics of most interest, explore ways to expand your impact, free resources, and celebrate what you’ve learned and done.



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