Educational Programs & Events
Learn how get the most out of your water use through annual events, monthly newsletters and more.
Optimize your landscape year round by taking notes from our Sustainable Landscape Series. Stay tuned for more information on our 2021 series!
Water Conservation Newsletter
Sign up for our monthly Water Conservation newsletter for landscaping tips, seasonal resources and invitations to free educational seminars designed specifically for Allen residents.
Sustainable Landscape Series
A beautiful lawn without wasting water? Yes, it’s possible! Our annual seminar series covers smart plant choices, sprinkler setup, fruit/vegetable gardening and tips for Texas newcomers. Previous programs are available on YouTube. Check out our upcoming classes!
- Eat the Yard: Foodscaping - 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26
Design a landscape that produces fresh food for your table and a fun project for the whole family! Includes tips from Rooted In's top 100 edible plant list. Learn more and register.
- Gardens that Give Back: Wildlife Friendly Landscapes - 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16
Learn ways to attract and provide habitat for butterflies, songbirds, hummingbirds, bees and other animals that bring your landscape to life with activity. Learn more and register.
Collin County Master Gardeners Association
Learn and serve with the Collin County Master Gardeners Association, an educational and volunteer program affiliated with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of the Texas A&M University system.
Learn on your own!
Browse conservation resources from these organizations and local partners.
Whether you’re a teacher, scout leader, PTA affiliate or parent, our water education lessons can help your students think critically about water. Lessons are prepared at the K-12 grade level and include subjects on the water cycle, our watershed, water conservation, environmental modeling and water quality. For information on our current programs, email our Water Conservation Manager.
Learn on your own!
Check out these resources designed just for kids.