Adult Adventures programs are offered for adults (18 years +) who are interested in learning more about our local environment and having fun while doing it! Program leaders are experts in their field and donate their time to help Willow Bend.
The Willow Bend Spring Sustainability Series
Join us for the new Sustainability Series at Willow Bend — a free monthly program from February through July. Get the full series schedule here. Because Willow Bend is a strawbale building with passive and active solar design, native landscaping, and rainwater harvesting systems, you can see sustainability in action while learning from local experts! Read more and sign up below — space does fill up!
This series is sponsored by:
APS, Coconino County Sustainable Building Program, Flagstaff Native Plant and Seed, Plug and Play Solar, and Solar Design & Construction
Solar Photovoltaics, Renewable Energy: Thursday, May 16, 5-6:30pm
Presented by Jim Corning of Plug and Play Solar, Inc. The solar panels at Willow Bend meet all of our electric energy needs. Jim Corning installed them and will demonstrate a new strategy — portable solar panels that you can simply plug into an outdoor outlet.
Native Landscape, Healthy Soils and Gardens: Wednesday, June 5, 5-6:30pm
Presented by Nigel Sparks, Flagstaff Native Plant and Seed. Native gardens help create wildlife habitat, require less water and help reduce the encroachment of invasive species. But they still require maintenace and upkeep. Come learn about how you can implement some of the strategies in use at Willow Bend for your own landscape.