Water Resources Education Assessment - Santa Cruz County Programs
Name of Program/Location/Point of Contact
Santa Cruz County Cooperative Extension
Dean Fish, County Director
2150 N. Congress Dr., #106
Nogales, AZ 85621
At this time there are no programs focusing on water resources education.
County Director Dean Fish sees a definite need for programs that focus
on Youth Development (K?8) and their understanding of water issues in
Santa Cruz County. He sees a need for studies in the following areas:
water quantity (currently the Friends of the Santa Cruz River monitors
how to feed and water available cattle,
how water tanks work and their value in water management,
development of an International Waste Water Treatment Plant,
water quality for residential and environmental uses, and
water conservation and pollution.
Other ideas include:
High school students taught to mentor their classmates and the community
in Water Conservation and Natural Resource Preservation.
A Low Water Use Demonstration Garden located at the County Complex.
There are at least ten elementary schools, three middle schools and
three high schools in Santa Cruz County that could benefit from a Youth
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