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Public Outreach Committee Activities


CPWP PUBLIC OUTREACH COMMITTEE TEAMS WITH USGS, CITY OF FLAGSTAFF AND ADEQ FOR 2017 EARTH DAY EVENT IN FLAGSTAFF


CLICK HERE to see pictures from April 22, 2017 Earth Day event in Heritage Square



WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2016 4TH GRADE WATER ETHICS CONTEST
Congratulations to the following winners of the 2016 4th Grade Water Ethics Contest!

Grand Canyon School: Rita Linneman, teacher
Best Overall: Jaemie J.
Second Place Art: Rem C.

Sechrist Elementary School: Jamie Mimran, teacher
Third Place Essay: Teagan M and Mya K.
Third Place Art: Maahe P. and Laura Z.

Marshall Elementary School: Danielle Grimmett, teacher
Second Place Essay: Keria M.

Award of Merit
Ganado Elementary School: Victoria LaFrance, Teacher
Star School: Simone Boutang, teacher
Maine Consolidated School: Rick Zinc, teacher
Mountain School: Ashley Fell, teacher

CLICK HERE to see posters



RIO DE FLAG CLEANUP - MAY 2016
The Public Outreach Committee joined with Coconino County on May 26 in their Clean a Stream event. Lots of trash was removed despite dealing with much overgrowth along the Ft. Valley Road route. Next time we will bring machetes!


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EARTH DAY 2016
The Public Outreach Committee participated in an extremely windy Earth Day celebration in Flagstaff on April 23, 2016. Despite the conditions causing popup tent roofs to go flying, the Plinko Board, watershed model and groundwater model were big attractions. Special thanks to the P.O.C. members for their efforts!


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WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2015 4TH GRADE WATER ETHICS CONTEST
Congratulations to the following winners of the 2015 4th Grade Water Ethics Contest!

Sechrist Elementary School: Jamie Mimran, teacher
Best Overall: Phoebe C. and Aubrey J.
Third Place Essay: Olivia L. and Mina K.

Marshall Elementary School: Danielle Grimmitt, teacher
Second Place Essay: Christian K.D.
Third Place Art: Faylee H.

Star School: Kori Moore, teacher
Second Place Art: JaRon F.



FOURTH GRADE CLASSES INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN CONTEST
Invitations have been sent out to fourth grade classes to participate in the 2015 Water Ethics Contest. Entries are due the end of March. Interested teachers should contact Amanda Acheson (aacheson@coconino.az.gov)or Ron Doba (rdoba@cox.net).



SEDONA STUDENTS AND TEACHER WIN WATER ETHICS AWARD
Sedona Charter School's upper elementary class received the 2014 water ethic awards from the Public Outreach Committee. Every year a fourth-grade water ethic contest is held throughout the Partnership area to bring water awareness into the classrooms. A poster is developed from the winning entries and displayed at POC events. The winning teacher receives $500 to be used in the classroom and the winning class gets a pizza party.


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EARTH DAY 2013
On April 20, 2013, the Public Outreach Committee participated in the Earth Day event held at Flagstaff City Hall. Thanks go out to Amanda, Ellie, Zach, Peter and Ron for staffing the booth. The event provided another opportunity to share information about the activities of the Coconino Plateau Water Advisory Council and provide educational information on water conservation.


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DECEMBER 14, 2012: PUBLIC OUTREACH COMMITTEE POWERPOINT PRESENTATION TO WAC/ DON BILLS
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FLAGSTAFF FESTIVAL OF SCIENCE 2012
The Public Outreach Committee staffed a booth in Wheeler Park during the Flagstaff Festival of Science event on Saturday September 22, 2012. The booth's many visitors were able to get their questions answered about water resource planning currently taking place while young people had the opportunity to create water flows on a simulated watershed model of Mt. Elden. The event provided another opportunity to share information with the public about the Coconino Plateau Water Advisory Council.


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EARTH DAY 2012
On April 21, 2012, the Public Outreach Committee participated in the Earth Day event held at Flagstaff City Hall. The event provided the opportunity to share information about the activities of the Coconino Plateau Water Advisory Council and hand out educational information to individuals on how they can help to conserve our water supplies.


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