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Posted on: October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017 -- Steve Sentes Appointed as CBWCD's Executive Director

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MONTCLAIR, Calif. – Steve Sentes, a leader in watershed management and restoration, was recently appointed as the new executive director of the Chino Basin Water Conservation District. Prior to this role, Sentes was most recently managing progra...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 -- Hot Off the Press: CBWCD's 2016/17 Annual Report!

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The Chino Basin Water Conservation District is proud to release its 2016/17 Annual Report. The document summarizes the District’s very busy year, which included:

  • adopting a new Strategic Plan;
  • swearing in of three new Board Members;
  • the retirement ...
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Posted on: August 2, 2017

August 2, 2017 -- One Family's LEAP to Save Water

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Pricey water bills comes with the territory when you’ve got a houseful of four adults and three teens ranging from ages 14 to 19. But Cyndi Watson and her wife Jane Kennelly look forward to lower water bills, thanks to CBWCD’s Landscape Evaluation and Aud...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

July 28, 2017 -- Scouts Earn Badges, Learn About Water Conservation at CBWCD Discovery Day

Local Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts attend Scout Discovery Day on July 22, 2017.

Inland Empire Girl Scout and Boy Scout troops participated in a day of watershed conservation coordinated by the Chino Basin Water Conservation District on Saturday, July 22. Over 75 scouts of all ages engaged in hands-on activities to earn badges and a s...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

June 17, 2017 -- Inland Empire Residents Needed to Help Track Local Temperature, Air Quality

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Inland Empire residents and families interested in learning more about local air quality can be a part of a community network of air sensors measuring temperature, humidity and ozone in a pilot program supported by Chino Basin Water Conservation District,...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

June 1, 2017 -- Volunteers and Study Sites Needed For Inland Empire Air Quality Study!

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We’re teaming up with scientists at UC Riverside and Earthwatch Institute to better understand how our urban landscapes may impact air temperature and air quality, and we’re looking for community members to help us with this research. ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

MAY 15, 2017 -- New Garden Planning Website Helps You Create A Garden That Has It All

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Chino Basin Water Conservation District unveiled its new Inland Valley Garden Planner website at an evening garden party in the Water Conservation Garden on May 11. The new garden planning website helps Inland Empire gardeners select and learn about the b...

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Posted on: May 7, 2017

May 7, 2017 -- Registration Open for Girls Who Solve: Watershed Expeditions Day Camp

This is a unique day camp that includes field trips, data collection, problem solving, and leadership in our watershed. This four-day camp is for young women, 6th – 8th grade, who want to learn more about our world and how they can use their tal...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

May 1, 2017 -- Applications Now Closed for College Scholarship Program

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Chino Basin Water Conservation District (CBWCD) invites full-time high school seniors and college students pursuing water-related studies to apply for college scholarships of up to $5,000. The scholarship, paid over one year, will be awarded to qualified ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

March 22, 2017 -- World Water Day Symposium to Highlight Conservation Efforts

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The U.S. Green Building Council Los Angeles Inland Empire Branch will host a local symposium to discuss the continued importance of integrated water conservation strategies during the “post-drought” environment at the Chino Basin Water Conservation Distri...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

March 11, 2017 -- New Community Seed Library Now Open to the Public

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On March 11, San Bernardino County residents are invited to a special open house for the new San Bernardino County Regional Seed Library.The free Open House will offer seed saving education workshops, crafts, demos, and activities for the whole family. Re...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

March 11, 2017 -- San Bernardino Regional Seed Library Open House

San Bernardino Regional Seed Library

OPEN HOUSE

Chino Basin Water Conservation District

4594 San Bernardino St, Montclair, Ca 91763

Come join us for an afternoon of fun and learning about seeds, seed saving and learn why we should be seed saving in the first ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

March 1, 2017 -- Annual Poster Contest Winners Announced!

The community has spoken! The results are in! Congratulations to all winners and finalists! Thank you for sharing the critical message of groundwater conservation.

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

February 28, 2017 -- Winter Open House from 5-8pm

Discover what's happening in our community around water conservation at our Free Winter Open House!

February 28 | 5-8pm at ourWater Conservation Center

Bring your family for an evening of art, demos, tours, crafts, and more. 

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

February 6, 2017 -- Public Invited to Vote for Best Water Conservation Artwork

Inland Empire – Members of the public are invited to vote for their favorite student artwork encouraging water conservation and groundwater protection for the Chino Basin Water Conservation District’s annual poster contest. Voting will take place online (...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

February 4, 2017 -- Schoolyard Forest Workshop for TK-12 Educators

Become a Project Learning Tree (PLT) Certified Educator!

  1. Engage in a hands-on workshop for both formal, informal, and after-school educators

  2. Investigate environmental topics with indoor and outdoor activities

  3. Receive PLT’s PreK-8 Environmental Education Acti...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

January 20, 2017 -- Poster contest now open to Inland Empire K-12 students

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Chino Basin Water Conservation District is accepting poster and infographic artwork entries until Jan. 20 from kindergarten to 12th grade students in its annual contest . Student winners and their teachers can receive up to $500 in prizes.

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

December 7-8, 2016 -- Watershed Wise Landscape Professional Training

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G3’s US EP WaterSense recognized Watershed Wise Landscape Professional Certification (WWLP) qualifies conservation, water quality and landscape professionals to evaluate irrigation systems and factor rainwater use efficiency into outdoor water efficiency ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2016

June 18, 2016 -- Mulch Giveaways and Docent Days every first and third Saturday!

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Have you been looking for ideas on drought tolerant groundcovers for slopes? Every first and third Saturday of the month, Master Gardeners will be assisting our current Saturday staff inthe Demonstration Garden to answer these and any additional quest...Read on...

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