Water-Wise Landscape Seminars

Waterwise Landscape Seminars


Each spring, the Public Works Department partners with CRC to provide no-cost seminars on the how-to’s of xeriscaping and other water-wise landscape practices. From getting started to more advanced topics, there is surely a seminar to suit your needs.

Seminars are free and open to anyone. You may sign up online or by calling
303-999-3820 x222.


Space is limited. Registration is required.

Please pre-register.

Transforming Your Turf into a Xeriscape Garden
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
5:30pm - 7:30pm


Lafayette Public Library
775 West Baseline Road
Lafayette, CO
Bill Melvin, Ecoscape Environmental Design
Join expert landscape designer, Bill Melvin, as he speaks of replacing your turf with a Xeriscape garden. Bill is a graduate of the University of Colorad's School of Environmental Design in Boulder where he focused on landscaped architecture. He has been a certified Permaculture Designer since 1997, has extensive experience working the land for over 2 decades as a landscaper, organic farmer, forester, and in outdoor education. Bill has been owner of Ecoscape since 2000.

Creating a Lush Landscape -4 Seasons of Beauty
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
5:30pm - 7:30pm


Lafayette Public Library
775 West Baseline Road
Lafayette, CO
Alison O'Connor, Colorado State University Extension
Alison Stoven O'Connor is the Colorado State University Extension horticulture agent in Larimer County. She's been with Extension for ten years. Alison coordinates the Larimer County Master Gardener program and assists homeowners and industry with horticultural questions. She attended Iowa State University and Ohio State University, majoring in horticulture, and completed her Ph.D. at Colorado State University in 2014.
Center for ReSource Conservation logo
The Center for ReSource Conservation (CRC) is a social enterprise nonprofit that puts conservation into action. We empower 65,000 Front Range community members annually, helping them to live more sustainably in practical, cost-effective and measurable ways. Learn more at Conservation Center.