Archive for July, 2007


Solar Odyssey

posted July 25, 2007

[ Saturday, August 18, 2007; 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. ]  Solar Odyssey

August 18 or 25

Tucson is the sun capital, right? Find out how you can reduce your utility bills by tuning into the sun’s seasonal path. This tour will take you to residences where the owners do just this. Visit Armory Park del Sol, Civano, the Solar Store and hear about local utilities’ solar incentives. [...]

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Focus on Water: What do we want to use our water for?

posted July 25, 2007

[ Thursday, August 23, 2007; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Join Sustainable Tucson on Thursday, August 23rd, 6 p.m., at the Woods Library, 3455 N. 1st Avenue. We will present a public discussion about Arizona water policies and laws, compared with those established elsewhere.  At a moment when our state is setting out to become a world leader in defining sound water policies, what can [...]

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ST Summer Film Night/Discussion

posted July 10, 2007

[ Thursday, July 19, 2007; 6:00 pm to 7:45 pm. ] The Community Food Bank joins Sustainable Tucson for a screening of
“Broken Limbs: Apples, Agriculture and the New American Farmer.” The film
follows a family farmer on his global journey to understand issues facing
America’s small farmers and ultimately discovers new hope for the future
of agriculture. The film will be followed by discussion.

Thursday, July 19, at Woods Memorial [...]

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Peter Gleick Presents Tucson Public Lecture on Sustainable Water Use

posted July 9, 2007

[ Thursday, August 30, 2007; 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Peter Gleick Presents Tucson Public Lecture on Sustainable Water Use
           
Peter Gleick will discuss innovate strategies for achieving sustainable water use at a public lecture at Temple Emanu-El, 225 N. Country Club, Tucson at 7:30 on Thursday, Aug. 30. The lecture is free and open to the public.  He is co-founder and president of the Pacific [...]

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Buffelgrass Eradication and Control Training

posted June 18, 2007

[ Friday, June 29, 2007; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Saturday, July 14, 2007; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Buffelgrass is threatening Arizona’s native deserts; it is a fire risk and doubling its stronghold annually!

You can Help! Sign-up and Learn How!

The Class Goal is to teach and activate as many people as possible to join the effort to eradicate buffelgrass during the upcoming July and August monsoon growing season!

The class will [...]

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Rock the Earth! – Defenders of Wildlife at O’Malleys

posted June 13, 2007

[ Saturday, July 7, 2007; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
ROCK THE EARTH!  7/7/07
Tucson LiveEarth Concert Screening and Sustainability Festival – FREE!!

C’mon Tucson. Get your Earth on! Tell people about your organization – tables are FREE!!

WHAT:
We are reaching out to our colleagues & friends to rally the troops for Tucson’s participation in a great event.  On July 7, 2007 we are organizing a “watch party” for the LiveEarth climate concert and [...]

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