Extension offers local rainwater harvesting courses
The Texas AgriLife Extension Service will be hosting rainwater harvesting courses throughout the state in April.
On April 21-22, Extension is offering a 1 ½ day course on the basics of rainwater harvesting at the Harker Heights Activity Center, 400 Indian Trail, Harker Heights. Pre-registration is $150, including materials, and available at http://agrilifevents.tamu.edu. Participants may also pre-register by contacting the Extension office in Bell County at 254.933.5305. On-site registration is $175.
Also on April 22, the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Urban Solutions Center will celebrate Earth Day by holding two rain-barrel workshops aimed at water conservation. The classes will be from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Pavilion Building at the center, 17360 Coit Road, Dallas. The cost for each class is $40, which includes materials. To register, visit http://urbansolutionscenter.tamu.edu/. For more information, contact Tamaron Hunt at 972.952.9671 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
On April 24, Extension, in collaboration with Master Gardeners, will provide education on strategies for saving rainwater to South Plains residents. The Rainwater Harvesting Conference will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Texas AgriLife Extension Building, 1102 E. Farm Road 1294. Registration is $30, which includes materials. For more information and registration, visit http://lubbockmastergardeners.org/.
On April 30, Extension will present a day-long course on rainwater harvesting for home use at the Antique Rose Emporium, 7561 East Evans Rd., San Antonio. Registration is $70 in advance and $95 on-site. Online registration is at http://agrilifevents.tamu.edu. For more information, contact Kathryn Nachlinger at 979.845.5385 or email@example.com.