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May 2017

Lavon Lake Watershed Partnering Meeting

May 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Myers Park & Event Center, 7117 County Rd 166
McKinney, TX 75071 United States
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Free

Sprinker Spruce Up: Quick Fixes for Beginners (Plano)

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Environmental Education Center, 4116 W Plano Parkway
Plano, Texas 75093
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Are you watering wisely or irrigating irrationally? When you hear "cycle and soak," do you think of your washing machine? Are you trying to figure out how to keep that sprinkler head from spraying your fence? If so, this is the class for you! Learn how and when to water your plants, how to make simple sprinkler repairs and where to go for help. Workshop Dates: - Tuesday, May 23, 6:30 PM - 8:00 p.m. - Tuesday, June 20, 6:30 PM…

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NTMWD Board of Director’s Meeting

May 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
North Texas Municipal Water District, 501 E. Brown St
Wylie, TX 75098 United States
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NTMWD Board of Director's Meetings are traditionally held on the fourth Thursday each month with adjustments made for holidays or other conflicts. Meetings are held at 501 E. Brown Street, Wylie, Texas in the Board Room and begin at 4:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted on the agenda. Conflicts of Interest in Accordance with HB 914.

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Free

Sprinkler Spruce Up: DIY Drip Irrigation (Plano)

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Environmental Education Center, 4116 W Plano Parkway
Plano, Texas 75093
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Considering installing drip irrigation in your landscape? Not sure where to begin? This workshop will explain the basics of drip irrigation, including the different types, necessary components and what questions to ask when requesting quotes or working with a licensed irrigator. Workshop Dates: - Thursday, May 25, 6:30 PM - 8:00 p.m. - Thursday, June 22, 6:30 PM - 8:00 p.m. Workshop Cost: FREE Workshop Location: Environmental Education Center, 4116 W. Plano Parkway, 75093 If the class you would like to attend…

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Free

Lawncare Maintenance Class (Forney)

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City of Forney, 101 E. Main ST.
Forney, TX 75126
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Is the green in your lawn weeds or grass? Do you have brown circles in your yard? Proper lawn care maintenance is a key component to a healthy lawn. This program covers basic lawn maintenance practices and selecting the right turf grass to improve the health and longevity of your landscape. You will learn how to maintain your landscape using less water, fertilizer, and pesticides. Register

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Free

Sprinkler Spruce Up: Take Control of Your Controller (Plano)

May 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Environmental Education Center, 4116 W Plano Parkway
Plano, Texas 75093
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Want to get to know the “brains” behind your sprinkler system? This class will demystify the sprinkler controller! You will learn how to make seasonal adjustments to your runtimes and how to master the “cycle and soak” method for maximum efficiency. Plus, you will also learn about new sprinkler controller technologies that aid in water conservation. Workshop Dates: - Wednesday, May 31, 6:30 PM - 8:00 p.m. - Wednesday, June 28, 6:30 PM - 8:00 p.m. Workshop Cost: FREE Workshop Location:…

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June 2017

Water Efficient Landscape Design Class (Melissa)

June 1 @ 6:00 pm
Melissa city hall, 3411 Barker Avenue
Melissa, TX 75454
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Are you on a budget, but your landscape needs a facelift? Transform your landscape into a water efficient landscape. Come and learn basic design principles, plant placement, and hardscape so you can ‘do it yourself ’. Register

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Free

Resilience Planning Workshop

June 6 @ 1:00 pm - June 7 @ 2:30 pm
EPA Region 6 Office, 1445 Ross Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75202
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Free Resilience Planning Workshop for Water Utilities being organized by EPA Region 6 and the Creating Resilient Water Utilities initiative out of EPA headquarters. Attend a free, interactive workshop to help water sector utilities:  Share information about how flooding, drought and extreme heat events in the South Central U.S. could impact water utilities;  Explore adaptation and resilience building strategies that reduce long-term risk to water infrastructure and resources from extreme events and improve overall utility management;  Help participants identify…

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$15

Regional Med Take-Back Workshop

June 7 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Ruthe Jackson Center, 3113 S Carrier Pkwy
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
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Please join the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) and the Product Stewardship Institute (PSI) for the Regional Med Take-Back Workshop.This one day event will draw stakeholders from across the North Central Texas region to communicate and coordinate a regional solution to the challenges regarding proper drug disposal and take-back. Hear from national and local experts regarding program implementation, while learning about the challenges and solutions of proper drug take-back and disposal, current state and regional programs and collection…

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Saving from a Rainy Day, Making a Rain Barrel (McKinney)

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fire Station No.7, 861 Independence Pkwy
McKinney, Texas 75070
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This program covers the basics and benefits of rainwater harvesting and the effects stormwater has on the environment. Participants will learn how to collect and utilize rainwater at home and have the opportunity to construct their very own 55 gallon rain barrel. Register Here

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