There are many interesting, important, and fun things to do in the Prescott basin. Below are links to the cities/town’s websites, along with links to important organizations and Specific Activities. Click on the links below to see them all and to get more information on all the events you won’t want to miss.
- Area Activities
- CITIZENS WATER ADVOCACY GROUP (CWAG)
- Williamson Valley Fire District Pancake Breakfasts
- Specific Activities
NOTE: Links providing additional meeting information can be found on the CWAG Web Calendar at: https://www.cwagaz.org/index.php?option=com_jevents&view=month&layout=calendar&Itemid=65
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 through Thursday, April 30
April is Water Awareness Month! The City of Prescott is celebrating April 2020 Water Awareness Month! During the month of April, we can all learn something new about water and become more “water aware”! You can participate by watching videos, playing interactive games and activities, and by making something for the “Water Awareness” art contest! Activities are provided for people of all ages from kindergarten to adults. Visit the City’s website each week at http://www.prescottwater.com and click on WAM to participate!
Water Awareness Month – Activities Week of April 13th
Focus on Water Conservation, learn about water conservation tips, how water conservation impacts Arizona and how to save money on your water bill! More info. on Water Awareness Month.
Thursday, April 16, 2020
NEW! 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. WWRC Presentation: Student Research on Water Resource Science Monitoring and Methods. Webinar Only. Speakers: Nat Bransky, MS Student, Environmental Sciences and Policy Program, Northern Arizona University; Sean Schrag-Toso, MS Student, Hydrology and Atmospheric Science and Water Policy Certificate Program, University of Arizona; Christopher Yazzie, PhD Student, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Arizona. This Brown Bag features three presentations by students who received research grants in 2019 through the WRRC from the Water Resources Research Act, Section 104(b) grant program. Subjects of the presentations are: 1. Monitoring Tamarix defoliation and mortality from D. carinulata attacks using satellite imagery in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA; 2. Isotopes, geochemistry, citizen science and local partnerships as tools to build upon a fractured understanding of the hydrology of the Patagonia Mountains; and 3. Solar nanofiltration for off-grid water purification in the Navajo Nation. Check out the CWAG Web Calendar listing to find a link to register for this event. LOCATION: Webinar only.
Water Awareness Month – Activities Week of April 20th
Help celebrate “water awareness” by creating a piece of art that celebrates water and submitting a photograph of your water art! A picture of your unique art piece should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than April 30th at 5 p.m. All submissions will be displayed on the City website May 6th � 15tth. More info. on Water Awareness Month see first entry above.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
NEW! EARTH DAY WEB EVENT: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Climate Change Solutions: Political or Personal? Dr. Gary Beverly explores both personal and policy solutions, including the Green New Deal and the book “Drawdown”. Dr. Beverly will be available for a LIVE Q & A for those attending the webinar. Space is limited; register as soon as possible to secure your spot! Check out the CWAG Web Calendar listing for this event to find a link to register.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
NEW! EARTH DAY WEB EVENT: 4:00 p.m. � 6:00 p.m.. � Sustainability: Think Globally, Act Locally AA regional look at local practices around sustainability, resiliency, and climate planning and preparedness. Patrick Grady, YCCC and NAZCCA, will be moderating a webinar panel featuring: Laird Christensen – Director, Prescott College; McKenzie Jones � City of Sedona Sustainability Coordinator; Darcy Hitcchcock – Sustainability Alliance; and Debbie Cotton – Lead volunteer on city engagement from YCCC. Space is limited; register as soon as possible to secure your spot! Check out the CWAG Web Calendar listing for the event to find a link to register.
Thursday, April 23, 2020
NEW! EARTH DAY WEB EVENT: 1:00 p.m. � 3:00 p.m.. � What’s Next, Prescott? Join Kari Hulll, NAZCCA, and Patrick Grady, YCCC, for a conversation to explore how the local climate movement is building scale and moving from mobilizing to meaningful sustainable action at the local level. Check out the CWAG Web Calendar listing for the event to find a link to register.
Saturday, April 25, 2020
CANCELED: 1:00 a.m. � 11:30 a.m. – The Rainwater Harvesting Walk led by Fred Oswald at the Highlands Center has been canceled.
Saturday, May 2, 2020
CANCELED 1:00pm – 5:00pm – Verde Canyon Scenic Railroad Trip, Contact Fred Oswald, at email@example.com for further information.
Saturday, May 9, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – CWAG Monthly Meeting. In mid-April, CWAG will determine whether it’s possible to hold our regular May 9 general meeting with an educational program open to the public. Meanwhile, our committees and board are continuing to communicate as we monitor the coronavirus directives. We are still tracking governmental water meetings, whether online or face to face, and posting them on our web calendar and in our weekly email calendar. We are also posting every day on the CWAG Facebook page. Join us in the lively discussion taking place under those posts. We hope for the best for all of you as we all experience this extremely unsettling time.
Saturday, July 11, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – CWAG Water Issues Candidate Forum for candidates for Yavapai County Supervisor. Candidates will be available to meet with the public at 9:30 a.m. The forum will take place from 10 a.m. to noon. Prior to the forum, the discussion questions will be mailed to the candidates and posted under “Current Issues” at www.cwagaz.org. Forum invitations will be sent to the candidates who have turned in sufficient petition signatures to qualify as of April 6, 2020. For more information visit www.cwagaz.org call 445-4218 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist (GPUU) Congregation building, 882 Sunset in Prescott (two blocks behind True Value).
The video for CWAG’s February 8 General Meeting “Should Prescott Provide Water Outside City Limits?” can be found at:
The video for CWAG’s November 2019 general meeting featuring Prescott Senior Assistant City Attorney Clyde Halstead can be found at:
You can view past CWAG meeting presentations on our website at:
Williamson Valley Fire District Pancake Breakfasts
THE NEXT BREAKFAST WILL BE SUNDAY, March 29, 2020!
Williamson Valley Fire District sponsors a pancake breakfast on the last Sunday of each month from 8 to 10 am at the fire station located at 15450 Williamson Valley Road (Hootenanny Hollar). The breakfasts feature regular and cinnamon pancakes, eggs to order and omelets with different ingredients, both pork and turkey bacon, coffee and juice. All this is available for a voluntary donation to support the firefighters!