Chapman University Schmid College of Science and Technology and School of Earth and Environmental Sciences welcomes you to its 3rd Annual World Water Day event on Friday, April 4, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Irvine Lecture Hall, Hashinger Science Center room 150.

Governor Jerry Brown has declared California’s current drought to be the worst in the state’s modern history. About 90% of our water is imported from the Colorado River and the Sacramento Delta in Northern California. Over 50% of residential water use in Southern California is on landscaping. Come join conservationists and plant scientists at Chapman University to learn how you can make a difference by reducing water use with a drought-tolerant garden of California-native and California-friendly plants.

The event’s speakers will include:

Garry Brown, President, OC Coastkeeper
Celia Kutcher, Conservation Chair, OC section CA Native Plant Society
Jennifer Funk, Assistant Professor of Plant Ecology, Chapman University
Jack Carlisle, The Potting Shed, Old Towne Orange

Refreshments, discussions, native plant displays, seeds, pictures and books for purchase will be available.



2014 World Water Day