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The City of Frisco WaterWise Program hosts a variety of workshops for Frisco residents. These workshops 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.

 

2015 Workshops and events

 

BEAT THE HEAT: SUMMER VEGETABLE GARDENING
Thursday, June 25, 2015
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center
WaterSense Labeled Home
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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If you're growing (or want to grow) vegetables at home for their superior flavor, to save money, or just to know where your food comes from, this class is for you! For beginning and seasoned gardeners alike, learn how to become more water efficient in your vegetable garden, what plants work best, and practical ways to increase production during the summer months. Plant list is provided.

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 FRISCO FREEDOM FEST
Saturday, July 4, 2015
4:00 p.m. - fireworks end
Simpson Plaza at Frisco City Hall
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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Join us for fantastic food, great music, and awe-inspiring fireworks at Frisco's annual Freedom Fest in the Simpson Plaza in front of City Hall. The WaterWise Education and Irrigation Inspection team will be onsite to answer any questions you may have about your sprinkler system, our water supply, and our WaterWise programs. Stop by our booth for more information - we hope to see you there!

THE URBAN HARVEST: FORAGING IN THE CITY
Thursday, July 9, 2015
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center
WaterSense Labeled Home
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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Learn how to identify edible fruits, nuts, and naturalized vegetables, as well as wild edibles, edible flowers, and even edible weeds that are well adapted to our extreme climate and commonly found in North Texas neighborhoods. Bring a hat, your camera, and your walking shoes! Plant list provided.

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SPRINKLER SYSTEM QUICK FIXES AND SYSTEM OPERATION
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center
WaterSense Labeled Home
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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Is your sprinkler system operating on the wrong day? Do you have a leak or a broken head? Learn how to make very basic hands-on repairs and maintenance to home automatic sprinkler systems, how your sprinkler system operates and its components, and programing your controller for the cycle and soak method.

Register for this workshop.

WATERWISE BROWN BAG WORKSHOP: NATIVE POLLINATORS
Friday, July 24, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Frisco Department of Public Works
Training Room
11300 Research Road
Frisco, Texas 75033
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Bring your lunch, and "buzz" on over to learn more about some of our most important pollinators. WaterWise Brown Bag workshops offer abbreviated educational programs designed to fit into your lunch hour. This free workshop will offer information on the natural history of bumble bees, identification of common species in North Texas, and discuss ways that individuals can conserve and protect these vital resources.

Register for this free WaterWise workshop.

 

QUESTIONS?For questions, please email waterwise@friscotexas.gov. 

View the Rainwater Harvesting 101 Presentation, held March 31, 2015, at the City of Frisco Public Works Department.

View the Healthy Lawns 101 Workshop Presentation, held February 19, 2014, at the City of Frisco Public Works Department.

City of Frisco, Texas
George A. Purefoy Municipal Center

6101 Frisco Square Blvd
Frisco, Texas 75034
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