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  • Rainwater Harvesting Master Gardener Specialist Training Dotty Woodson Extension Specialist – Water Resources Texas AgriLife Extension Dallas Urban Solution Center Dallas, Texas
  • Water Issues
    • Water Quality
      • Runoff from landscapes largest source of non-point water contamination
    • Water Conservation
      • Irrigation increases water use by 35 to 65%
      • 50% of Texas water goes to irrigation
  • ISSUES
    • Population of Texas
    • Water Resources
    • New Lakes
    • Dredging old Lakes
    • Infrastructure
    • Water Treatment Plants
    • Non-point Source
  • Population of Texas
    • Double by 2060
    • From 21 million to 46 million
    • Double the demand on water resources
    • Water supply expected to decrease from 17.8 million acre feet to 14.6
      • Sedimentation and reduced aquifer yields
  • Potential Water Resources
    • Groundwater
    • Surface water
    • Rainwater
      • Purity and Softness
      • Outdoor and indoor use
    • Texas
      • 38 billion gallons with 10% roof area as catchment
    • Dallas
      • 2 billions gallons with 10% roof area as catchment
    Fort Worth Dallas
  • Extension’s Response Master Specialist Training
    • Create Curriculum
    • Train County Agents
      • Issues
      • Rainwater Harvesting
    • Train Master Gardeners
      • Presentations
      • Demonstrations
    • Resources
      • Rainwater Harvesting Manual
      • CD with Power Points, evaluation and reporting form
      • Rain Barrel
      • Wildlife Trough
  • Master Gardener Specialist Training Model
    • Advanced Training in Specialty Field
    • To Support and Expand Extension Educational Programs
    • Volunteer Obligation
    • Entomology
    • Fire Ants
    • Earth Kind
    • Plant Detective
    • Plant Propagation
    • Greenhouse Management
    • Rainwater Harvesting
    • * Irrigation Efficiency
    • * Rain Gardens
  • Training Methods
    • Manual
    • 12 hours
    • Lecture
    • Power Points
    • Hands-on Demonstrations
    • Evaluation
    • Volunteer Charge
  • RWH Master Gardener Training Agenda
    • In Class
    • Issues
    • Watershed and Stormwater Management
    • Rainwater Harvesting Basic
    • Landscape for Water Conservation
    • Making a Rain Barrel
    • Outdoors
    • Setting up Rainwater Harvesting Demonstration
    • PVC Basics
    • Drip Irrigation Basics
    • Making a Wildlife Trough
  • RWH Master Gardener Training Funding
    • Water Quality
    • Stormwater Management
    • Water Conservation
    • Training Tuition
  • RWH Tuition
    • Training Self Funded
    • Manual
    • Denim Shirts
    • Name Tags
    • Rain Barrels
    • Birdbaths
    • Food
  • Extension Support
    • Expertise
      • Design
      • Construct
    • Laptop and Projector
    • Screen
    • Rain Barrel Demo
    • Drip Irrigation Resource Box
    • Funding
  • Rainwater Harvesting Master Gardener Specialist
    • RESULTS
    • 6 Training held in 6 Counties
    • 190 Master Gardeners Trained
    • 16 Demonstrations
    • 220 programs
    • 1006 Contact Hours
    • $19,063.70
  • RWH MG Specialist Certification and Recognition
    • One RWH Demonstration
    • One Master Gardener Training
    • 3 to 5 Presentations
    • Report
    • Evaluations
    • Recognized at State Master Gardener Meeting with Certificate and Name Tag Hanger
  • RWH Training Demonstrations
    • Public Land
    • County Building
    • Park
    • Community Garden
    • Library
    • School
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  • Resources
    • http://rainwaterharvesting.tamu.edu
    • http://txsmartscape.com
    • http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu
    • Beadribble.com
    • http://urbanlandscapeguide.tamu.edu
    • http://www.trwd.com/prod/index.asp
    • http://texaset.tamu.edu
    • http://turf.tamu.edu
    • http://irrigation.tamu.edu
    • http://earthkindroses.tamu.edu
    • http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/earthkind/index.html
    • http://dallas.tamu.edu
  • For More Information Dotty Woodson Extension Program Specialist- Water Resources Texas AgriLife Extension 17360 Coit Road Dallas, Texas 75252 972-952-9688 [email_address]