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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...
TODAY! Tuesday, April 3 - WMG needs your help to raise the most dollars ($75,000) we’ve ever raised in one day. It’s Arizona Gives Day, and you’re invited to our 24 hour campaign shin-dig! Support WMG's life-changing programs and pre-schedule your gift at AZGives.org.We're going big, and we’re throwing parties in two happening cities, Tucson and Tempe! Check 'em out:AZ Gives...
We Are One Watershed
Check out our latest video, celebrating all we’ve accomplished together as part of WMG's We Are One Watershed campaign. Launched just a year ago, we’re proud to say that we're rocking our resolutions! Support WMG's life-changing programs by joing our monthly giving program.
Photo by Julius Schlosburg
On Sunday, Feb. 11, we celebrated the delicious shade of mesquite with top-notch pancakes, syrups made from local fruits, and delicious coffee, tea, and orange juice. The event also featured a robust schedule with live music, demonstrations, presentations and children's activities. Photos by Julius Schlosburg.Check out the photo gallery!
Cruise the Canal with WMG
Did you know that we have a satellite office in the Phoenix Valley? Our staff member up there, Ryan Wood, is working hard to engage our neighbors to the north to "Green the Valley."They collaborate with community members and organizations on co-ops and events - including the monthly Cruise the Canal bicycle tours! If you have family and...
The cover of our Winter 2018 Newsletter features artwork by Dennis Caldwell.
WMG is keeping busy working toward water security for our desert communities! Within the pages of this newsletter, we share our recent watershed moments - from winning a local nonprofit competition on the River Run Network and our new Rainwater Harvesting Grant & Loan Program, to WMG's work in the Phoenix Valley, plus a handy-dandy Landowner's Guide to River Restoration, and more!  ...
Art by Dennis Caldwell, Caldwell-Design.com
From #GivingTuesday on Nov. 28 and through the end of the 2017, WMG supporters donated $42,000 to our nonprofit. This imperative support ensures our essential programs like WMG's Green Living Co-ops, River Run Network, and free, educational classes at the Living Lab and Learning Center can serve more people in 2018.With the fiscal donations from our donors and business sponsors, WMG is growing...
We’re celebrating 2017 with our annual tradition of sharing the Top Ten Reasons To Give to WMG! WMG’s Top Ten10. 2017 is the Year of the Nasty Woman. Women are marching in the streets, and our ladies are #IAmANastyWomanBecause they use all the tools at our Women's Build Workshops!9. Ed Sheeran may be in love with the "Shape of You," but at WMG we're in love with the shape of your...
WMG remade the most iconic song of 2017, a Latin sensation that reminded us to enjoy life a bit more slowly, Despacito! Our music video honors all the creeks and rivers we're working to restore, and the joy that comes from the journey. Despacito inspires us to capture the rain, slow it down, and sink it into the ground, so we can restore our rivers, pasito a pasito, bit by bit. Share our video,...
Join WMG as a water conservation steward!
WMG Phoenix is still accepting applicants for our inaugural Valley Docent program starting March 2018. Docents have the opportunity to work with WMG to promote our mission and be water conservation stewards in the broader community.The program includes classroom training, hands-on workshops, and special tours to build skills in the areas of green infrastructure, natives plant species, public...
Gambel's Quail
You can give a gift with lasting impact this holiday season. Give a gift donation OR an on-site water harvesting consultation to invest in community conservation programs that will give back for years to come. If you do, we will send your gift recipient a beautiful Gambel's quail family card to notify them of your gift, along with our latest newsletter. Those who receive gift donations will also...

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