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Community Events & Webinars

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Learn From the Experts!

Through partnerships with key community organizations, Marin Water is pleased to host or attend several upcoming webinars and in-person events to help customers with home outdoor water-savings.

Our webinar series partners include:

  • UC Marin Master Gardeners: University of California-trained and certified volunteers who provide research-based knowledge and information on sustainable landscape practices, pest management and home horticulture to gardeners in Marin. 

  • The Urban Farmer Store: We have partnered with the Urban Farmer Store of Mill Valley to offer free laundry-to-landscape graywater webinars and a $125 discount on your purchase of a graywater kit.

  • The College of Marin: The College of Marin offers a series of workshops based on Marin Water's Watershed Approach to Landscaping (WAL) Handbook and is an introduction to making your garden into a micro-watershed. The cost for the series is $175.

  • Sloat Garden Center: In partnership with Marin Water and the Master Gardeners, the Sloat Garden Center will host two free upcoming landscape webinars touching on resilient, fire-safe landscaping and more.

Click on the events below for more details about each one and to access registration information.

Classes at the College of Marin have reached capacity and are no longer accepting applicants.

‌October

Oct. 1 10:10 a.m.
Irrigating Efficiently (In-person)

with The College of Marin

A plant’s type, location and the local climate all play a major role in determining its irrigation needs.

Oct. 8

 

10:10 a.m.
Planning for Marin Gardens (In-person)

with The College of Marin

In this hands-on class, you will learn about pollinator gardens, gardening with deer and wildlife, fire-resistant plants and plant communities appropriate for different garden types.

 

Oct. 6-10

Order

Online

Fall Plant Sale

with California Native Plant Society (CNPS) Marin Chapter

Looking to get started with fire-safe, pollinator-friendly shrubs this winter? The Marin chapter of CNPS will host a five-day, fall online plant sale Oct. 6-10, with order pickup scheduled for Oct. 15 in Greenbrae.  

Oct. 15 10 a.m.

Celebrate Fall event

with Home Ground Habitats (HGH)

Learn about the new paradigm in home landscaping - the Watershed Approach to Landscaping - from
HGH founder Charlotte Torgovitsky and her team in this free event at the nonprofit's demonstration garden in Marin's horse country. 

‌November

Nov. 5 10 a.m.
Re-thinking the Lawn (Webinar)

with Sloat Garden Center and UC Marin Master Gardners

Not only do lawns waste your time – and your water – they’re also ecologically unfriendly. Learn why in this webinar, which will detail the best method to easily eliminate your lawn and help you make the best use of that wasteful space.