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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.

 

2014 Workshops

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LANDSCAPE BASICS
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Texas AgriLife and Extension Center
Building C Classroom
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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Is your landscape brown and crispy? Learn to create and install a water efficient landscape or garden. You will learn proper soil preparation, native and adaptive plant selection, and how to design and plan a small or large project. Plant list provided.

LAWN CARE MAINTENANCE
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Texas AgriLife and Extension Center
Building C Classroom
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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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.

WATERWISE FALL WORKSHOP SERIES
JOHN BUNKER SANDS
Thursday, September 25, 2014
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
City of Frisco, Public Works Department
11300 Research Road
Frisco, Texas 75033
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Our most unique water supply source from the North Texas Municipal Water District is located in our own backyard. The John Bunker Sands Wetland Center is a one of a kind man-made wetland that provides millions of gallons of additional drinking water while serving as a vital natural habitat for some of our most treasured wildlife in the region. Join John DeFillipo, JBS Wetland Director, as he demonstrates how lessons of stewardship learned in this amazing habitat can be integrated into our daily lives.

WHAT GROWS IN THE SHADE?
Thursday, October 2, 2014
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Texas AgriLife and Extension Center
WaterSense Labelled Home
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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Shaded out? Do you have areas in your landscape where nothing grows because there is not enough sunlight? Come learn a new way to landscape for the shade. Plant list provided.

TREES FOR NORTH TEXAS
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Texas AgriLife and Extension Center
Building C Classroom
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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Has the drought caused havoc on your trees? Trees are an important investment to your property. They give you energy savings in your home or business, water savings in your landscape, and value to the resale of your property. Selecting the right tree and planting it properly helps improve the sustainability of your home or business landscape. This program teaches appropriate tree selection and planting for North Texas, as well as proper watering, pruning, common insect issues and diseases. Tree list provided.

 

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

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
972-292-5000
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