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June 1, 2024 - May 1, 2025
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Cori Cameron

Department of Water Works

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 260 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    10
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • UP TO
    265
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    0.0
    pounds pesticide and excess fertilizer
    prevented from entering watersheds
  • UP TO
    2.0
    water collection systems
    installed

Cori's actions

Waterwise Beautification

Use Native Plants When Possible

I will plant 2 square feet of native species, landscape with water-efficient plants in order to reduce general water usage, and minimize fertilizer and pesticide use.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Beautification

Collect Rain Water

I will create 1 rain garden(s), bioswale(s), or use rain barrels to collect water for outdoor watering needs.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Beautification

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of plants and trees at my home or work.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Home

Conserve Toilet Water

I will save up to 12 gallons (45 L) of water a day by flushing only when necessary.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Community

Say No to Plastic Straws

An estimated 71% of seabirds and 30% of turtles have been found with plastics in their stomachs. When they ingest plastic, marine life has a 50% mortality rate. By asking for no straw when placing a drink order, I will keep 3 plastic straw(s) of out of the ocean each day.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Home

5-Minute Showers

I will save up to 20 gallons (75 L) of water each day by taking 5-minute showers.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Community

Take the Wyland National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation

I will discover the power of my community working together by completing the WNMC Pledge and pledging to save 22. gallons of water.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Community

Identify a Local Freshwater Hope Spot using the Wyland Foundation Google Earth Portal

I will show my support for a favorite lake, river, stream, wetland or place along the coast.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Beautification

Share Your Project On Social Media

I will share an image or video of my project on social media and tag @wylandfoundation along with a caption highlighting the benefits of eco-friendly gardening.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Beautification

Plant a Tree

I will reduce stormwater runoff, promote better air quality, and reduce CO2 from our atmosphere by planting 1 tree(s) in my home or in my community.

UNCOMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Home

Fix Leaky Faucets

I will fix faucets or report leaky faucets to facilities that have been wasting up to 9 gallons (34 L) of water per faucet every day.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

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  • Cori Cameron's avatar
    Cori Cameron 4/25/2022 1:38 PM
    Our team participated in Earth Day at the Salisbury Zoo. We had 30 more people sign up for the Wyland Foundation Mayor's Challenge!