Chino Creek Wetlands & Educational Park
The 22-acre park features wetlands and riparian habitat, trails, sampling stations, picnic areas, visitor’s center, parking, bridges, and an amphitheater. It also demonstrates water supply improvement, storm water treatment, and water efficiency. Education programs include a water discovery program and field trips (bussing grants available). Operated in partnership between Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) and Santa Ana Watershed Association (SAWA).
Garden in Every School Program
Grant for implementing gardens at elementary schools featuring drought-tolerant plants and efficient irrigation methods, coordinated with state-aligned curriculum materials. Grant supplies up to $4,500 for garden design, construction, plant materials and irrigation system. For more information, contact Andrew Kanzler at email@example.com
Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) – Education Programs
IEUA offer tours of their wastewater treatment plant, as well as numerous other education programs (listed separately by program).
Project Learning Tree
An award-winning environmental education program designed for teachers and other educators, parents, and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade 12.
Project WET (“Water Education for Teachers”) facilitates and promotes awareness, appreciation, knowledge, and stewardship of water resources through the dissemination of classroom-ready teaching aids and the establishment of internationally sponsored Project WET programs. Project WET is an award-winning, nonprofit water education program and publisher. For more information, contact Brian Brown at
Water Education Water Awareness Committee (WEWAC)
A consortium of 13 local water agencies from west San Bernardino County and east Los Angeles County whose mission is to promote the efficient use of water and to increase public awareness of the importance of water in Southern California. WEWAC makes every effort to form partnerships with educators and institutions within its service territory to assist in incorporating the conservation message into the regular curriculum. WEWAC Programs include EduGrants, Project WET Workshop, Public Service Announcement Video Contest, L.A. County Fair Demonstration Garden, Quakes Messaging, and Website.
Water for Tomorrow Magazine
This is a beautifully published quarterly magazine, printed in English and Spanish, which provides information on California’s water system, ongoing water supply challenges and the need to use water as efficiently as possible. It is produced by the Association of California Water Agencies in partnership with National Geographic. Contact us, CBWCD, for free copies for your classroom.
California Department of Water Resources – Education Materials
Education services and materials are provided to schools throughout California by the Public Affairs Office of the California Department of Water Resources (DWR).
California Environmental Education
Material for primary and secondary sources that focus on California environmental education present data, links to other webs, research, lessons plans, and virtual trips. Information is provided by California Environmental Resources Evaluation System (CERES).