Workshops & Events

The City of Frisco WaterWise Program hosts a variety of workshops and events for Frisco residents. These events cover water-saving techniques and conservation principles to help preserve and protect our most valuable resource. For more information and to register for workshops, access the workshop links below. 

2017 FREE Workshops & Events

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2017 Rain Barrel Sale:

March 1 - April 7
Order and pay online, then print your receipt and bring it to the pick-up event on Saturday, April 22, between 9:00 a.m and 11 a.m. Frisco's pick-up event is located at the Frisco Public Works Department at 11300 Research Road.
One for $67.00
Two for $130.00
 
Note: Rain barrels must be picked up at the event. 

Want to learn more? Download a Rainwater Harvesting Guide offered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Irrigation Station
Want to master some quick fixes to your sprinkler system? Ever wonder how to re-direct a nozzle spraying water onto the street? Join Frisco's licensed irrigators and WaterWise education team for an Irrigation Station Workshop. Residents will rotate through five different stations during this hands-on workshop and learn how simple adjustments can improve the efficiency of your sprinkler system.

Workshops are limited to 30 residents per session.  
Reserve your seat today; email WaterWise
 
Thursday, April 20, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
 
Friday, May 5, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Public Works Building - 11300 Research Road
Public Works Training Room
Water Efficient Landscape Design
Have you ever wanted to incorporate a fire pit or outdoor searing area into your yard, but didn't know how to achieve the look you want while still being waterwise?  Come to the Water Efficient Landscape Design workshop and discover ways to transform your lawn into a beautiful water-efficient landscape from Texas A&M AgriLife Water University expert, Daniel Cunningham.

Daniel earned his degree in horticulture from Texas Tech University.  His focus is on sustainable water use in landscape through design, plant selection, and management practices.
 
Reserve your seat through
Texas A&M AgriLife.  
 
Frisco Senior Center
Saturday, April 15, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  
Top100Cards
Back by popular demand!  Texas A&M AgriLife Water University's
Top 100 Plants for North Texas Cards
will be available for sale at this workshop!  
$6.00 per deck, cash only
Newcomer's Guide to Gardening in North Texas
 Are you new to North Texas, love gardening, but aren't sure how to make anything grow in this new environment?  Then this program is for you!  Experts from the Collin County Master Gardeners Club will present short lectures giving you the information you need to make your green thumb work for you in your new home!  RSVP to WaterWise today!

Saturday, May 13, 2017
8:00 a.m. - Noon
Frisco Senior Center
Rainwater Harvesting
During those dog days of summer you can provide some extra relief to your landscape and your wallet by supplementing your irrigation with rainwater.  Come and learn about rainwater harvesting, tips for installation, and troubleshooting common problems at our brown bag workshop.

Reserve your seat today; email WaterWise.
  
Public Works Training Room
Public Works Building - 11300 Research Road
Friday, April 21, 2017
Noon - 1 p.m.