Rainwater Harvesting Master Gardener Specialist Training Dotty Woodson Extension Specialist – Water Resources Texas AgriLi...
Water Issues <ul><li>Water Quality </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Runoff from landscapes largest source of non-point  water contami...
ISSUES <ul><li>Population of Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Water Resources </li></ul><ul><li>New Lakes </li></ul><ul><li>Dredgin...
Population of Texas <ul><li>Double by 2060 </li></ul><ul><li>From 21 million to 46 million </li></ul><ul><li>Double the de...
Potential Water Resources <ul><li>Groundwater </li></ul><ul><li>Surface water </li></ul><ul><li>Rainwater </li></ul><ul><u...
Extension’s Response Master Specialist Training <ul><li>Create Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Train County Agents </li></ul>...
Master Gardener Specialist Training Model <ul><li>Advanced Training in Specialty Field </li></ul><ul><li>To Support and Ex...
Training Methods <ul><li>Manual </li></ul><ul><li>12 hours </li></ul><ul><li>Lecture </li></ul><ul><li>Power Points </li><...
RWH Master Gardener Training Agenda <ul><li>In Class </li></ul><ul><li>Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Watershed and Stormwater M...
RWH Master Gardener Training Funding <ul><li>Water Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Stormwater Management </li></ul><ul><li>Water...
RWH Tuition  <ul><li>Training Self Funded </li></ul><ul><li>Manual </li></ul><ul><li>Denim Shirts </li></ul><ul><li>Name T...
Extension Support <ul><li>Expertise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Construct </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Rainwater Harvesting Master Gardener Specialist <ul><li>RESULTS </li></ul><ul><li>6 Training held in 6 Counties </li></ul>...
RWH MG Specialist  Certification and Recognition <ul><li>One RWH Demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>One Master Gardener Train...
RWH Training Demonstrations <ul><li>Public Land </li></ul><ul><li>County Building </li></ul><ul><li>Park </li></ul><ul><li...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Resources <ul><li>http://rainwaterharvesting.tamu.edu </li></ul><ul><li>http://txsmartscape.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://a...
For More Information Dotty Woodson Extension Program Specialist- Water Resources Texas AgriLife Extension 17360 Coit Road ...
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  • Dotty Woodson Extension Specialist – Water Resources D- [email_address] 972.952.9688 Texas AgriLife Extension Dallas Urban Solution Center Dallas, Texas
  • Urban Water Quality Issues Rainwater Harvesting Master Gardener Specialist Training

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