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June 1, 2024 - May 1, 2025
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Jean Feingold

Gator H2Os

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 342 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    9.0
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • UP TO
    0.1
    kWh
    energy saved
  • UP TO
    0.2
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    3,220
    gallons
    polluted water runoff prevented
  • UP TO
    915
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    0.3
    pounds pesticide and excess fertilizer
    prevented from entering watersheds

Jean's actions

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 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 100. gallons of water.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Beautification

Use Permeable Pavers

I will reduce polluted runoff and support groundwater recharge where possible by replacing 200 square feet of concrete with permeable surfaces.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Waterwise Beautification

Use Native Plants When Possible

I will plant 50 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 Home

Brush My Teeth Without Running Water

I will save up to 8 gallons (30 L) of water each day by turning it off while brushing my teeth.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Waterwise Home

Eat A Little Less Meat

I will replace 4 ounces of animal protein with plant-based protein every day.

COMPLETED 5
DAILY ACTIONS

Participant Feed

Reflection, encouragement, and relationship building are all important aspects of getting a new habit to stick.
Share thoughts, encourage others, and reinforce positive new habits on the Feed.

To get started, share “your why.” Why did you join the challenge and choose the actions you did?

  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Waterwise Community Take the Wyland National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation
    Water is a free resource, but what are the steps needed to get water to your home? What other resources are needed to ensure you have access to water? Energy? Infrastructure? What are some of the ways smart water use helps the national economy?

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    Jean Feingold 4/27/2023 2:58 PM
    Water isn't free! I pay a bill for it every month. That covers water treatment and piping it to my house.
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Waterwise Beautification Use Native Plants When Possible
    What sort of native plants could you use for beautiful gardens, lawns, and living spaces that are more waterwise?

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    Jean Feingold 4/27/2023 2:57 PM
    Ground cover, flowers, trees like florida maple
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Waterwise Beautification Use Permeable Pavers
    How does overpaving contribute to stormwater pollution and degraded water quality?

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    Jean Feingold 4/27/2023 2:56 PM
    Water will flow over pavement instead of entering groundwater
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Waterwise Home Eat A Little Less Meat
    How could you "flip" some of your favorite meals to increase vegetables, beans, and grains and reduce meat protein?

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    Jean Feingold 4/27/2023 2:54 PM
    most of my meals are vegetarian