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    ‘Combinations for Conservation’ Book Awarded 2018 Outstanding Book Award by ASHS Extension Division

    ‘Combinations for Conservation’ Book Awarded 2018 Outstanding Book Award by ASHS Extension Division

    CWEL’s recent book, “Combinations for Conservation: Recommended Plant Groupings for Low-Water Landscapes” was awarded the 2018 Outstanding Book Award by the American Society for Horticultural Science Extension Division. CWEL faculty, Youping Sun accepted the award for the group at the ASHS annual conference August 3rd 2018 in Washington D.C.

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    CWEL Works with Eagle Mountain City for Weather Stations and Free Water Checks

    CWEL Works with Eagle Mountain City for Weather Stations and Free Water Checks

    Eagle Mountain City is now home to two highly advanced weather stations paid for and maintained by Utah State University. These two stations, located near the Rodeo Grounds and Nolen Park will collect very precise weather data for the City of Eagle Mountain to use in coordination with the USU WaterMAPS and WaterChecks programs.

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    Trialing Low-Input Grasses

    Trialing Low-Input Grasses

    The Center for Water Efficient Landscaping has joined a nation-wide research study evaluating the social, economic, and environmental barriers and benefits of transitioning from high input to low input grasses. The goal is to understand how different campus members evaluate the opportunities and barriers for utilizing low-input grasses in their efforts for more sustainable land management — meeting environmental, economic, and social objectives.

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    Dr. Joanna Endter-Wada Receives AWRA award

    Dr. Joanna Endter-Wada Receives AWRA award

    Dr. Joanna Endter-Wada received the 2018 Award for Outstanding Service in the Academic Sector from the American Water Resources Association Utah Section. The award was presented at the section’s 46th Annual Water Resources Conference, which was held in Salt Lake City at the S.J. Quinney School of Law, University of Utah on May 16, 2018.

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    Paige Boyle Earns Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowship

    Paige Boyle Earns Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowship

    Ms. Paige Boyle, recently admitted to USU as a Center for Water Efficient Landscaping Fellow, has also earned a Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowship from the university.

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