Washington County Water Conservancy District underwrites the following annual community events that promote the wise use of water. All events are free and open to the public.



Desert Duck Derby

Red Hills Desert Garden 375 E. Red Hills Parkway, St. George, UT

Celebrate National Rubber Ducky Day at this fun annual race. Prizes awarded. Registration at 3:30 p.m. Race at 4:30 p.m.

Free

Free Landscape Workshop: Spring into Veggie Gardening

The Garden at Tonaquint Park 1851 S. Dixie Dr., St. George, UT

Tips on planting and growing vegetables in this climate. This class is held outside. We recommend bringing a chair or blanket for seating.

Free

Free Landscape Workshop: Drip Irrigation

Washington County Water Conservancy District 533 E. Waterworks Dr., St. George, UT

Learn how to install, use and maintain a drip system. This workshop will be offered in-person and virtually. To participate virtually, please click here: https://bit.ly/3wWnYkM

Free

Free Landscape Workshop: Localscapes 101

Washington County Water Conservancy District 533 E. Waterworks Dr., St. George, UT

Learn how to create an innovative, practical landscape design for Southern Utah. Localscapes is a statewide program that helps residents create custom landscapes for where they live. Visit Localscapes.com for more information. This workshop is offered in-person and virtually. To participate virtually, please click: https://bit.ly/30JkRAW

Free Landscape Workshop: Tried & True Trees

Tonaquint Nature Center 1851 S Dixie Dr., St George, UT

Learn about trees that thrive in Washington County. This class is held outside. We recommend bringing a chair or blanket for seating.

Free

Free Landscape Workshop: Putting Desert into Dessert

Washington County Water Conservancy District 533 E. Waterworks Dr., St. George, UT

Learn about tasty indigenous plants that are unique alternatives to commonly harvested garden foods.

Free Landscape Workshop: Rainwater Harvesting

Washington County Water Conservancy District 533 E. Waterworks Dr., St. George, UT

Learn water-wise landscape practices and tips for harvesting rainwater. This workshop will be offered in-person and virtually. To participate virtually, please click here. Or copy and paste to browser: https://meet.goto.com/929412677  

Free

Free Landscape Workshop: The Dirt on Soil & Composting

Tonaquint Nature Center 1851 S Dixie Dr., St George, UT

Discuss the importance of soil, how to test it and prepare it for planting. Information of composting will also be covered.  

Free

Desert Duck Derby

Red Hills Desert Garden 375 E. Red Hills Parkway, St. George, UT

Celebrate National Rubber Ducky Day at the 7th annual Red Hills Desert Garden Desert Duck Derby. Prizes awarded. Check-in at 2:30 p.m. Splash down at 3:30 p.m.

Free