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Angie and Katrina Shah
The Shah sisters are two of the Green Living Co-op’s youngest volunteers, who got involved with the program about three years ago.“We are both part of the NHS (National Honors Society)/NJHS (National Junior Honors Society) at BASIS Oro Valley, and we collect community service hours as a part of this program. Our mom, who got involved with WMG when we were still little, loved the...
Hydrate Glendale takes place Wednesdays in May.
WMG's free, 5-class Hydrate series returns Wednesdays in May! You'll gain knowledge on how to use rainwater and greywater to hydrate your landscape. Plus, you'll learn how going hydro-local reduces your dependency on Colorado River water. You can join us for your favorite topic, or attend the full series to build a comprehensive site plan. Each presentation...
Richard Roati with his cistern. Photo by Owen Zerambo.
Richard Roati, a Green Living Co-op member since the beginning of the program 10 years ago, first began water harvesting in 1992 by utilizing laundry water for the fruit trees on his property.“When I found out about WMG’s Co-op program, I was super excited that water harvesting know-how was becoming accessible to me and to everyone. I remember attending workshops right away. I attended...
Plant the water, then plant your plants!
Everyone should be able to harvest the rain! WMG is discounting our services for limited-income households so we can offer installation packages with minimal expense. We are also working with Tucson Old Pueblo Credit Union and their Green Loan program for additional financing options. Read all about it at Watershedmg.org/RainMoney. 
Green Living Co-op Member Marty Johnston.
It took Marty Johnston several years of being acquainted with WMG before getting his hands into the dirt. He took some WMG water harvesting classes about four years ago, and, he shares, “eventually, after seeing weekly emails that mentioned the Co-op, one week’s email had a photo of butterflies, and I have always wanted a yard full of butterflies, so I decided to attend.” In...
WMG's Living Lab & Learning Center
WMG’s Living Lab and Learning Center is our cream of the crop demonstration site and beats the pants off LEED standards! WMG's interactive tours showcase our property's water and energy conservation systems in detail, and will inspire ideas for your own home!Learn more and check out the schedule of tours here. 
Sustainable Tempe
To our friends, associates, collaborators, donors, sponosors, supporters, and volunteers in the Phoenix Valley:Over the last seven years, WMG has been filling an important niche in the Phoenix area, providing leadership in water harvesting education and implementation, green infrastructure, and urban watershed management. We’d like to continue to fill that important role while...
Monsoon Squad members are hydro-heroes!
WMG is looking for volunteers to dedicate a couple of hours each month to take care of local rain garden demonstration sites, and serving as water advocates to the Tucson community! Learn to be a hydro-hero and get equipped with the specialized training, tools, and staff support.Benefits of the program include rewarding outdoor work, free exclusive educational trainings, and a whole lot of...
Have you ever wondered how to harness the desert rains? Do you want to learn what a rain garden is and how creating rain gardens can help change flood conditions by slowing the rainwater? Do you want to know how rain gardens can create a desert oasis for native vegetation and urban wildlife? Then join WMG for our upcoming educational events and workshops! All are free!Get...
WMG staff and supporters.
WMG is currently accepting applications for a new Associate Director position. We’re seeking someone who is passionate about our mission, is committed to working for a Tucson non-profit, and has director level skills in: fundraising, human resources and personnel management, financial management and oversight, and program development, budgeting, and assessment. Application deadline is January...
Fall 2018 Newsletter cover.
We are please to share our most recent newsletter with you, filled with lots of great content! Read about the origins of the Green Living Co-op, hear from Co-op members about why they volunteer, check out our50-year vision for the Santa Cruz River and much more.  
River Restoration Biologist Trevor Hare.
We are so appreciative of AZ Public Media producer Tony Paniagua's wonderful story on Arizona Illustrated about WMG's work to engage Sonoran Desert communities in restoring flowing water to the desert's rivers and streams through the River Run Network. Watch the story here. 
WMG's Cultural Ecologist Joaquin Murrieta dancing to Santa Pachita.
We had an amazing time at our Sept. 6 Food Forest Fiesta event! We were celebrating the edible bounty of the Sonoran Desert and all we have achieved together in the creation of WMG's Living Lab and Learning Center.Check out these fantastic photos by Nicci Radhe of Celesteal Photography.
A restored Santa Cruz River! Artwork by Dennis Caldwell.
WMG's amazing supporters donated over $80,000 during our summer fundraising campaign, enabling us to surpass our goal of $75,000! Between our major donors, WMG's Stewardship Circle contributors, our monthly Flow donors, and all of the donations in-between, we tallied $80,199 in gifts. Your donations today fund our current boots-on-the-ground work and support watershed policy...
Go with the Flow Tour
WMG Phoenix is excited to announce our inaugural  Go with the Flow tour!This self-guided water harvesting tour is free to join and allows you to explore amazing home landscapes throughout the Valley at your own pace. Learn firsthand from the homeowners how to create well-designed, beautiful, and affordable features to harvest water, energy, and food. Experience backyard rain...
Water flows at the confluence of the Tanque Verde and Pantano rivers. Art by Dennis Caldwell
That’s right, you heard it here first. WMG’s doing the groundwork today and the planning for tomorrow to restore the flow to the Tanque Verde Creek and the Pantano River to bring back the beavers! Will you make a donation today to help us reach our summer goal and fund our water-conserving, river-restoring work? We have $20,000 left to raise to reach our $75,000 summer...
Join a dynamic, solutions-focused group!
We are currently seeking volunteers to join our board or board committees, with a passion to serve the community and interest in joining a dynamic, solutions-focused group! The board and committees help develop the strategic goals of the organization, ensure adequate staff and financial resources, and help monitor the overall health of the organization. WMG is committed to building a...
A restored Santa Cruz River! Artwork by Dennis Caldwell.
This summer, we’re crafting our 50-year plan to restore Tucson’s heritage of flowing rivers, including goals, strategies, and metrics for 5, 10, 25, and 50 year timelines. You’re a big part of our plan, and your support can ensure we reach our long-term goal!  To move our visionary plan forward, please invest in WMG’s work with a donation today. Your gift will be doubled thanks...
WMG's 2017 Annual Report
Learn how WMG is working to restore rivers through rain & stormwater harvesting, and creating community through project collaborations! Read all about it. 
Learn how to conserve water & create a lush Sonoran landscape!
Our popular water harvesting series is happening in Phoenix! Join us every Wednesday in August from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at Burton Barr Central Library to soak up all the water harvesting knowledge you need to create a water-wise oasis at your home. Join for your favorite session or attend the entire 5-part series to build a comprehensive site plan to save water and money. Visit our webpage...
Nuestras resoluciones suenan! Y estamos incrementando la diversidad de la comunidad de WMG. Aquí unas palabras de nuestros amigos.
We're working to restore heritage flow to Tucson's rivers & streams. Watch this video, get inspired & join us! Become a member of the River Run Network.
We're honoring women’s contributions as part of our We Are One Watershed campaign. Kudos to Julia Jones, one of WMG’s interns, for putting together this video as an homage to all our water-loving women.  
WMG AZ Gives Transforming the Valley
Check out our latest video highlighting the life-changing work we're doing in the Phoenix metro area. Recent climate conversations have been calling Phoenix the "world's least sustainable city," yet WMG is leading the way to create a water-wise oasis in the desert. Our Green Living Co-op, Public Demonstration Sites, Cruise the Canals, Valley Docents, and Hydrate the Valley programs are all...

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