PAST WORKSHOPS

Water Wise NOLA is participating in the Big TREEsy Giveaway on Saturday, December 2, 2017!

Water Wise will be offering an abridged 15-minute version of its standard do-it-yourself rain barrel build workshop at Parks and Parkways for $25. Yes, the $25 includes the (55-gallon) rain barrel! 

Its mini-tutorials will run every 30 minutes between 8:30 and 11:30 a.m. During this time, no power tools will be used. All barrel modifications will be precut. There will be no deep dives into rainwater harvesting. Instead, participants will simply be assembling their barrels from a “kit of parts”—and Water Wise will be sharing a few essential tips on how to install and maintain a rain barrel. 

Water Wise has ONLY 24 BARRELS available! So if you want to come to the workshop and build a rain barrel to take home, please register ASAP. This is a first-come first-serve opportunity. The first 24 people to register will receive a barrel at the workshop.

Click here (http://bit.ly/rainbarrels_bigtreesy_dec2) to register for the mini rain barrel workshop tutorial. Only one rain barrel per household, please.


WE STILL HAVE A FEW MORE SPOTS LEFT.

For questions you may email Hilairie Schackai at hschackai@rechargenola.org. Please put “big treesy rain barrels” in the subject line.

You can find information on past workshops here.

 

 

Permeable Paving Demonstration, June 16th 2015

Please join us on Tuesday, June 16 at Parkway Bakery and Tavern to learn more about the permeable pavement system being installed there to manage rainwater that falls in the parking lot.  Urban Conservancy’s Front Yard Initiative (FYI), Water Wise NOLA, and the Greater New Orleans Water Collaborative are organizing a 1 hour presentation for architects, developers, contractors, planners, engineers, homeowners, etc. to demonstratehow this permeable paving system functions.  This workshop is worth one credit hour towards AIA licensing requirements.

Presentations and tours are scheduled for 9 am, 12 pm, and 5 pm.  Please register at http://bit.ly/TRUEGRID

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Neighborhood Water Wise Workshop in Central City
Thursday June 18th 2015

Pleasant Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Annex Room 3325 Toledano Street

Sign in and refreshments at 5pm; workshop begins at 5:30pm.

Please RVSP at http://bit.ly/CentralCityWorkshop

For more information contact Jeff Supak:
jsupak@globalgreen.org or (504) 525-2121

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MORE WORKSHOPS TO FOLLOW:

Saint Claude • Bywater
Broadmoor • Zion City • Gert Town • Hollygrove
Lower 9th Ward
Algiers
Mid-City


PAST WORKSHOPS:

Neighborhood Water Wise Workshop in Gentilly: April 22nd 2015

Gentilly Water Wise Workshop


 

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See pictures from this event on our Facebook page!


 

Please check back for updates on dates and locations!

To RVSP to one of our events go to bit.ly/waterwisenola

For more information contact Jeff Supak at Global Green USA : jsupak@globalgreen.org

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