Celebrate and learn about Earth’s most important resource, water, at the Wonderful World of Water Day! This event will be at Retzer Nature Center on Saturday, February 24 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Participants will enjoy special exhibits and hands-on activities. A variety of speakers will present the following free workshops:
9 – 9:30 a.m. An Ounce of Prevention: Learn what creatures are creeping in to our environment as well as ways to prevent their spread. Invasive species can cause great environmental damage, so be prepared.
9:45 – 10:15 a.m. Water Saving Ideas for the Home: Learn strategies to save water in your home. The City of Waukesha has several water saving incentives to help you use less water and save you money.
10:30 – 11 a.m. Clean Water--What it Takes: What happens to the water that goes down the drain in your home? Learn how water is cleaned and prepared to be put back into the environment.
11:15 – 11:45 a.m. Our Daily Interactions with Water: Have you thought about water's hidden contributions to your daily life? Learn about society's invisible walk with water. You will leave with ideas about easy things you can do to help protect our
All Wonderful World of Water Day attendees have the opportunity to win a free rain barrel with diverter kit! Admission and parking at Retzer are free.
For more information visit www.waukeshacounty.gov/landandparks/land-and-water-conservation/ or call 262-896-8300. For event updates, like Waukesha County Parks and Waukesha County Recycles on Facebook.
About Retzer Nature Center – S14 W28167 Madison Street, Waukesha
Retzer Nature Center is a part of the Waukesha County Park System, which is a natural resource based park system that demonstrates stewardship while providing recreational and educational opportunities.