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Free Creek Walks for University of Arizona students, faculty, and staff! October through December 2019
Discover Tucson's riparian gems with Watershed Management Group (WMG)! You’ll explore the great outdoors, get connected to the larger Tucson watershed, learn about WMG's River Run Network movement, and how you and your fellow Wildcats can join us to help restore groundwater levels and flow to our rivers. All events are free thanks to a sponsorship by Coca-Cola. Get all of the details and register at Watershedmg.org/CreekWalksUA.
Sat, Oct 26: Flowing Waters - From Farms to River Restoration @ 9am-noon Join WMG's Cultural Ecologist Dr. Joaquin Murrieta and Designer Nichole Casebeer to explore past, present and future of Tucson’s Flowing Wells neighborhood, and the current green infrastructure and river restoration efforts.
Thur, Nov 14: UA Old Main @ 4pm-6pm What happens when it rains at UA? Find out from WMG's Cultural Ecologist Joaquin Murrieta and UA representatives to explore the most diverse and intriguing rainwater harvesting in Tucson!
Sat, Nov 23: Santa Cruz River @ 9am-11am There's flowing water in the Santa Cruz River through downtown! Walk with Cultural Ecologist Joaquin Murrieta, a UA scientist, and a Tucson Water hydrologist to explore the release of treated water into the Santa Cruz River, and see the effects of the water re-introduction.
Fri, Nov 29: Black Friday & Beavers at Ciénega Creek @ 9am-3pm Join River Restoration Biologist Trevor Hare and WMG Founders Lisa and Catlow Shipek to discover to glorious beauty of Ciénega Creek!
Wed, Dec 4: Bike Ride - Old Main to the Santa Cruz @ 4pm-6pm Join WMG's Cultural Ecologist Joaquin Murrieta for an extraordinary bike ride from Old Main to the newly flowing waters of the Santa Cruz River heritage project to experience the past, present and future of the Santa Cruz Watershed and learn how you can get Tucson’s rivers flowing again.