Community Conservation Presentations

Sign up for a fun and inspiring program and get the tools you need to start making changes today. To register please call 831-768-3161 two weeks in advance.


Community groups within the City limits. ESL adult classes, church groups, HOAs, seniors or any groups interested in learning about conservation and City services. Minimum group size of 10 adults or teens.


Community groups will learn about the City's conservation services, local environmental issues, and how to save money while conserving natural resources. ESL groups can also benefit from these presentations learning new English vocabulary.


We bring the program to your site and tailor it to fit the needs of your group. All presentations are between 1 - 1.5 hours long and include an interactive power point, Spanish-bilingual option, handouts, worksheets, free gifts, and hands-on activities. Choose from one or all of the following free presentations:

Wetlands of Watsonville (WOW) 101

Discover our local wetland ecosystem and the amazing wildlife living in our own backyard. Learn how you can get involved in community restoration projects. Find out why over 220 species of birds choose the Watsonville wetlands as a home or a rest stop for their long migration journey, and why birding is the most popular hobby in the world.

Waste Reduction/Recycling/Composting

Protect the environment, reduce your waste and save money. Learn how to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot! Get tips on how to buy without creating so much garbage. Dig deeper and learn:

  • Where does our garbage go?
  • What happens to our recycle?
  • What do I do with my household hazardous waste?

Water Conservation

Get tips and free conservation resources to help you conserve water and save money. Find out the answers to your questions: Where does Watsonville's water come from? Is tap water safe to drink?

Pollution Prevention

Prevent water pollution, protect our environment and your health. Make the land to sea connection. Learn about the giant island of garbage in the middle of the ocean. Reduce your waste and save money.