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Resilience Section Menu

Resilience Display Panel from Agua Fria Watershed Display - one of 4 panels developed as companion exhibit to the Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibit hosted in Black Canyon City.

Upper Section

Lower Section


Public Land Managers - Includes activities of public land managers that promote resilience and sustainability

What Habits can Help - Contains suggestions and resources for you to use to promote resilience and sustainability

Volunteering to Help - Offers ideas and contacts to help organizations and groups take care of our watershed

Expand Outdoor Interest and Opportunities - Includes ways to involve others and promote outdoor education

Contact your elected and community leaders - includes ideas, guidelines, and contacts to let them know watershed sustainability is important.

Terms for Resilience Section

Resilience - Riparian resilience is the ability for the system to recover from disturbances and will promote the long-term sustainability of our watersheds.

Note:   Environmental studies scholar David W. Orr in the inaugural issue of Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities provides this basic definition "the capacity to maintain core functions and values in the face of disturbance".  See more at https://daily.jstor.org/resilience-the-basics-of-a-concept/.

Public Land Managers - Organizations and Agencies (Federal, State, County, City, or towns) that manage lands for a variety of
purposes, including actions related to preservation, recreation, and development of natural resources.  The agencies that this Agua Fria Watershed Display includes are: