Water, Black Canyon City & Me

Want to learn more the historical, cultural and environmental role of the Agua Fria watershed?   Black Canyon Heritage Park offers you this opportunity with their “Water, Black Canyon City & Me” program.  This project is supported by a grant from Arizona Humanities.

Through a series of activities, the “Water, Black Canyon City & Me” 2019 program will highlight the ways we all interact with water and society’s dependence on water while sharing ways that we all can act as water stewards.  The “Water, Black Canyon City & Me” program extends and localizes information covered the Smithsonian Arizona Water/Ways exhibit. Here's some of our upcoming events:

  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 3 PM to 4 PM - “Conserving Water and Natural Beauty” at the Black Canyon City Library, 34701 S. Old Black Canyon, Black Canyon City, 85324.  This presentation focuses on conserving water when approaching landscape design in our desert environment but yet creating natural beauty and outdoor spaces that add to the culture of life. Speakers: Mr. Dan Moncrief of Living Water Industries and Mr. Chris Winters of Chris Winters & Associates, Landscape Architecture. Click HERE for more...
  • July 24, 2019, 5:00 PM to 8 PM  "Arizona Well Owner Workshop" at the Cañon School (map), 4630 School Loop Rd, Black Canyon City, AZ 85324.   Follow our calendar and facebook for updates. Topics include the placement, installation and registration of wells; why and how to get your water tested; home water filtration options, and more! A free book on well care and a flash drive containing well information is yours for attending. For more information and to register,CLICK HERE to be sure you get the free book..
  • Fall 2019 - Art Show @ Black Canyon Community Health Center - details to come

Check our calendar for upcoming events, details and updates - https://blackcanyonheritagepark.org/calendar/.

For more information: email waterways@blackcanyonheritagepark.org or call Lani Lott, Event Coordinator, 602-738-8381.

SUPPORTING EVENTS OFFERED BY OUR FRIENDS

Interpretive Walk at Badger Spring - Free
  • When: Saturday, April 20, 2019, 7:20 to 11:30 AM
  • Location: Badger Springs exit off I-17
  • What: See migrating and resident wildlife attracted to this delicate xero-riparian area. Offered by the Friends of the Aqua Fria National Monument in support of our Water/Ways program. For more details and to registration, Click HERE.
Book Talk - Free event
  • When: Saturday, May 1, 1 to 2 PM.
  • Location: Black Canyon City Community Library (map) at 34701 S. Old Black Canyon, Black Canyon City
  • What: Meet and Greet local author Marcy J Miller. Snacks provided. Event offered by the library. More ...
Water Day - Free event
  • When: Saturday, June 15, 1 to 2 PM
  • Location: Black Canyon City Community Library (map) at 34701 S. Old Black Canyon, Black Canyon City
  • What: Enjoy a splash of fun with water activities and experiments! Good for all ages! Part of the Summer Reading Program "A Universe of Stories!" http://www.yavapailibrary.org/blackcanyon. The library offers this event in support of our Water/Ways program.

Check our calendar for upcoming events, details and updates - https://blackcanyonheritagepark.org/calendar/.

Water/Ways has been made possible in Arizona by Arizona Humanities and the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives and School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University.

Thank Our
Local Sponsors

Riparian Sponsor (only 1 available)

River Bank Sponsor (available)

Community Sponsor

Bumble Bee Ranch Adventures

Dossigan Digital LLC

Hutchinson Charitable Trust

ProMusica Arizona

Corporate Sponsor

Black Canyon City Chamber of Commerce

Black Canyon Community Health Center

Bob and Vicki Cothern

Cornerstone Automotive

Friends of the Agua Fria National Monument

Gutowski Cabinets

McAllister/Hutchinson Trust

New River Group

Shangri La Ranch

Supporter

Squaw Peak Reality

The Fenn-Anstruther Group

Trees For Needs