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Southwest Florida Management District’s “Skip a Week” Yard Watering Campaign

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Summer Water Conservation Program

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Kaitlin Phelps New York City June 03, 2020 03:38 PM
For those concerned about residential summer water usage, I wanted to share research and program resources we have conducted and developed over the last 4 years. This includes fou…

Effective Residential Irrigation Programs

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Ashlee Stratakis Oceanside June 25, 2012 07:24 PM
Action Research is currently working with Doug McKenzie-Mohr to develop a series of turnkey strategy reports that will provide step-by-step guidance on fostering specific environm…

Residential Lawn Irrigation Programs

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Ashlee Stratakis Oceanside June 04, 2012 04:22 PM
Action Research is currently working with Doug McKenzie-Mohr to develop a series of turnkey strategy reports that will provide step-by-step guidance on fostering specific environm…

Webinar: Skip A Week Lawn Watering this Wednesday, January 26

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Jay Kassirer Ottawa January 22, 2012 08:42 PM
This "Skip a Week" yard watering campaign used a combination of mass media and norm appeals to overcome misconceptions about the amount of water required for healthy yard plants a…

Skip A Week Lawn Watering Webinar January 26

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Jay Kassirer Ottawa January 10, 2012 11:00 AM
Webinar on Southwest Florida Management District's "Skip a Week" Yard Watering Campaign (Jan. 26, 2012) This "Skip a Week" yard watering campaign used a combination of mass medi…

Have you tested fridge magnets vs. hose tags (or anything comparable)?

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Ruben Anderson Victoria April 28, 2011 05:02 PM
Metro Vancouver is implementing new lawn watering restrictions and would like to provide effective reminders to residents. Has anyone done a controlled test of the effectiveness…

Utilizing a Social-Ecological Framework to Promote Water and Energy Conservation: A Field Experiment

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Kurz, T., Donaghue, N., & Walker, I. (2005). Utilizing a social-ecological framework to promote water and energy conservation: A field experiment. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 35(6), 1281-1300.
The present study utilized a social-ecological framework to design an intervention to reduce residential water and energy use in a local community. An experimental design was used…

The Ways That People Talk About Natural Resources: Discursive Strategies as Barriers to Environmentally Sustainable Practices

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Kurz, T., Donaghue, N., Rapley, M., & Walker, I. (2005). The ways that people talk about natural resources: Discursive strategies as barriers to environmentally sustainable practices. British Journal of Social Psychology, 44(4), 603-620.
In this paper, we analyse talk about water and energy use taken from nine interviews with citizens of Perth, Western Australia. Participants' talk offered representations of water…

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