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Students at the Hasayampa River Preserve.
Aug 19, 2019 | Project WET: Teachers Strengthen Conservation Culture | University of Arizona’s Project WET helps to strengthen the state’s conservation culture among future generations while teaching kids science, technology, engineering and math (educators call these STEM subjects).
Jul 31, 2019 | Verrado students get hands on with environmental challenges | Verrado students get hands on with environmental challenges
May 20, 2019 | Arizona Silver Belt | Southern Gila Water Festival held at Harbison Field excites 4th graders about water education.
Feb 25, 2019 | River Scene Magazine | Lake Havasu 4th graders dive deep into learning about Arizona water
Jan 17, 2019 | Tempe Water Festival - Tempe Channel 11 | Tempe's first ever Tempe Water Festival educated over 300 Tempe fourth graders.
Yuma Water Festival article
Dec 04, 2018 | APW | Yuma Elementary School District ONE Assessment Coordinator Chris Averett's Letter to the Editor in Yuma Sun recognizes the successful Yuma Water Festival and those who made it possible.
Nov 09, 2018 | FOX 10's Video of APW's Chandler Water Festival | Fox 10's recognition of Chandler's Arizona Water Festival shows how APW promote water education through the work of one of the many programs we have!
Oct 05, 2018 | Fourth graders learn all about their water supply at the 12th Annual Payson Water Festival | Fourth graders dive into learning about water!
Sep 10, 2018 | 2018 Maricopa County Cooperative Extension Sept/Oct Newsletter | Meet Arizona Project WET in Maricopa County
Checking for macro-invertebrates.
Jul 31, 2018 | National Project WET | National Project WET highlights Arizona Project WET's Aqua STEM program
Apr 24, 2018 | Project WET | Photo Essay from the Project WET Blog
Mar 14, 2018 | East Valley Tribune | 7th Annual Gilbert Water Festival makes an impact for Gilbert 4th graders.
Read the Budget Dumpster has to say about APW!
Aug 03, 2017 | APW | Read what Budget Dumpster has to say about APW!
Lake Havasu Water Fest
Mar 07, 2017 | Lake Havasu City hosts its second annual Water Festival | The population in Lake Havasu uses 165 gallons of water per capita per day. That's why the city teamed up with APW to teach students about conservation.
Kerry Schwartz
Feb 21, 2017 | Kerry Schwartz Presentation - Cornell Systems Thinking | APW Director Kerry Schwartz delivered this TED-style talk at the Cornell Systems Thinking Symposium.
Dec 16, 2016 | Champion of the Payson Water Festival Brenda Huff Recognized for Dedication to Water Education | Brenda Huff of the Payson Water Department was recently recognized as a HERO of Education by the Payson Unified School District.
Marana Water Festival
Dec 02, 2016 | Water Festival gives students hands-on experience learning about water use and area resources | Gusty weather at the Marana Water Festival didn't stop 4th grade students and community professionals from coming together with the purpose of promoting watershed stewardship.
Nov 10, 2016 | APW | 14 volunteers from Nissan helped make the Maricopa Water Festival an outstanding event.
Kerry Schwartz
Nov 03, 2016 | Arizona Water Education Expert Joins Project WET Foundation Board of Directors | Kerry Schwartz, director of Arizona Project WET, was appointed to the National Project WET Foundation board last month. As a member of the board, Kerry will have the opportunity to lead experts in water education on an international level.
Students answer questions at the Tucson Water Festivals groundwater unit.
Aug 11, 2016 | Water Festival Recognized by City of Tucson | The 2016 Tucson Water Festival spread water awareness to nearly 900 4th grade students.


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