Archive for February, 2008


Southern Arizona Holistic Chamber Business Mixer

posted February 26, 2008

[ Friday, March 21, 2008; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] FRIDAY, MARCH 21

6:00 – 9:00 P.M.

LOTUS MASSAGE & WELLNESS CENTER

The new Southern Arizona Holistic Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend a business mixer with other holistically- and environmentally- minded business owners, independent practitioners, consultants, and other professionals.
Enjoy camaraderie uner the full moon by an outdoor fountain and fire pit, or join us inside for [...]

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Clean Air Days Contest March 30-April 30

posted February 25, 2008

[ Sunday, March 30, 2008; ] Seventeen (17) Clean Air Days and Bike Fest activities are scheduled from Sunday, March 30 through Wednesday, April 30 at various locations around town. The Clean Air/Bike Fest Contest kicks off on April 1 and runs through April 24th. If an individual takes action to reduce air pollution, and a Contest entry form is completed [...]

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Economy Group

posted February 21, 2008

[ Wednesday, March 12, 2008; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
Economy Group
March 12, 6:30-8:30,
Lotus Massage and Wellness Center, 2850 E. Grant

We will continue with folks bringing short presentations (with concise handouts
if relevant and possible) on research/organizations/agencies/etc. that group members
feel would be useful to guide actions or projects of the group.

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Faith group: Green Congregation Initiative

posted February 21, 2008

[ Monday, March 17, 2008; ] The Faith Group, organizing the Green Congregation Initiative, will meet March 17th at Pima Friends Meeting House.

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Open House Meeting: Tucson Mtn. Park Management Plan

posted February 19, 2008

[ Thursday, February 28, 2008; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] 2nd Open House Meeting for Tucson Mountain Park Management Plan
The 2nd public open house meeting will be held Thursday, February 28, 2008 at Pima County Natural Resources, Park and Recreation, 3500 West River Road, first floor conference room. During this meeting we will discuss key concepts of the Tucson Mountain Park Management Plan. If you [...]

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“Wild in the City” Garden Tour

posted February 19, 2008

[ Saturday, April 12, 2008; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] “Wild in the City” Garden Tour
Save the date: Saturday, April 12, 2008

Do you want to recreate your yard as native wildlife habitat in the city? Learn to grow native! Attend the Arizona Native Plant Society’s tour of six gardens, including:

• Gardens for butterfly, moth and other pollinators
• [...]

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Dialogue on Climate Change and Justice

posted February 18, 2008

Critical dialogue on climate change and climate justice:
Wednesday, Feb 27th, 7pm, at the AME auditorium (northeast corner of Mountain and Speedway)
Interested in learning about why carbon trading is a false solution to climate change? Want to know how activists are fighting global warming and working towards true climate justice? Wish that you could hear all [...]

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On Abolishing Corporate Personhood – Democracy Organizing Group

posted February 16, 2008

[ Wednesday, March 12, 2008; 6:00 pm; Wednesday, April 16, 2008; 6:00 pm; ] Corporatism has power & control over war & peace, Earth & space. What can we do as individuals and as groups?

Meetings 6pm, Wednesday March 12, and again April 16th.

Martha Cooper Library – 1377 N. Catalina Ave
(1 block east of Columbus 2 blocks north os Speedway)

An issue of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom [...]

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Radio Talk Show: Mrs. Green Goes Mainstream – 790 AM (KNST)

posted February 16, 2008

[ Saturday, February 16, 2008; 12:05 pm; Saturday, February 23, 2008; 12:05 pm; Saturday, March 1, 2008; 12:05 pm; Saturday, March 8, 2008; 12:05 pm; Saturday, March 15, 2008; 12:05 pm; ] Saturdays at 12:05 PM (mst)
790AM KNST

www.MrsGreenGoesMainstream.com

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Water Issues in AZ – Speakers & Discussion

posted February 16, 2008

[ Saturday, February 16, 2008; 2:00 pm; ]

Water Issues in AZ – Speakers & Discussion
Hosted by Womens Intl. Leage for Peace & Freedom
Quaker Meeting House, 931 N. 5th Ave
Sat. Feb. 16, 2pm

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Dia de los Lobos, at La Placita Downtown

posted February 16, 2008

[ Saturday, March 29, 2008; 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]

Dia de los Lobos, at La Placita Downtown

10 year anniversary of the Mexican Gray Wolf, Hosted by Defenders of Wildlife
* Reservations Required*

March 29, 3-7pm

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Health Sustainability Meeting

posted February 16, 2008

[ Thursday, September 29, 2016; 6:31 am; Tuesday, March 4, 2008; 6:30 pm; ]
For anyone interested in Health issues related to sustainability.
Tues. March 4, 6:30 pm 1641 N Silverbell

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Film Screening: What a Way to Go (relocalization)

posted February 16, 2008

[ Saturday, March 1, 2008; 6:00 pm; ]

Bookmans at Grant & Campbell
March 1, 6pm

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Reconnecting with Nature

posted February 16, 2008

[ Saturday, March 8, 2008; 2:00 pm; ]

Reconnecting with Nature
Feliz Paseous County Park
March 8, 2pm

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Mixer: Southern AZ Holistic Chamber of Commerce

posted February 16, 2008

[ Friday, March 21, 2008; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]

Mixer: Southern AZ Holistic Chamber of Commerce

at Lotus Massage & Wellness Center
2850 E Grant Rd

Fri., March 21, 6-9pm

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Tucson Organic Gardener’s garden planning class

posted February 15, 2008

[ Saturday, February 16, 2008; 9:30 am to 11:00 am. ] Whether you are just starting out or are a veteran desert gardener, you’ll be sure to learn lots at this class taught by Flo Jasiak and Cheryl Gerken. The class will cover soil requirements and amendments, site selection, planting guide and give you many resources to draw from when you plant your garden. The class [...]

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Tucson Organic Gardener’s Annual Garden Festival

posted February 15, 2008

[ Sunday, March 9, 2008; 10:30 am to 3:30 pm. ] Our Annual Garden Festival will be held on Sunday March 9th from 10.30am until 3.30pm- it is a fun day to learn about composting, gardening and sustainable practices. You can also buy organic starts raised right here in Tucson by a local supplier at the Garden Festival Plant Sale. Pick up a few starts fro [...]

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14th Annual Tucson Earth Day Festival

posted February 15, 2008

[ Saturday, April 19, 2008; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] The 14th Annual Tucson Day Festival is scheduled for Saturday, April 19, 2008 at a new location in Reid Park. The Festival begins at 9:00 a.m. and the Parade starts at 10:00 a.m. This year we are merging the Earth Day Festival and the Clean Air Fair into one great Earth [...]

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Tucson Peace Fair and Music Festival

posted February 14, 2008

[ Saturday, February 23, 2008; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] 26th Annual Tucson Peace Fair and Music Festival (Reid Park Bandshell)- For a quarter century the Tucson Peace Center has sponsored the largest gathering of peace, social justice, labor, and environmental groups in Tucson with its annual Peace Fair & Music Festival.
The Peace Fair and Music Festival is an opportunity for the Tucson Community to [...]

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Faith Group

posted February 8, 2008

[ Monday, February 18, 2008; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] The next Faith Affinity Group Meeting will be held on February 18, 2008, 6-7:30 pm at Pima Friends Meeting, 931 N. 5th Avenue.

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Economy Group Meeting

posted February 5, 2008

[ Wednesday, February 20, 2008; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]

Wednesday February 20, 2008
6:30 to 8:30
Lotus Massage & Wellness Center
2850 E. Grant (see below for directions)

We are dedicating the next meetings to exploring and learning about existing programs & organizations to look at approaches that might inform one (or more) projects for the Economy Group.

Each of us is asked to look at one program/project/research/model/organization (in [...]

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Tucson Audubon “Sustainability Evening” with Brad Lancaster

posted February 4, 2008

[ Monday, February 11, 2008; 7:00 pm; ] February Lecture of the Tucson Audubon Society Living with Nature Series

Join Tucson Audubon for a ‘sustainability evening’ featuring Brad Lancaster, author of the book series Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Volumes 1 and 2 of which will be for sale and signing after his presentation. You will also have an opportunity to [...]

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Energy Roundtable: Excellent discussion by top U.S. analysts

posted February 3, 2008

Listen to one of the best discussions of our current energy challenges (one hour) by three of the leading U.S. energy analysts, recorded on Februrary 2, 2008. Choose by clicking one of the following audio formats:  (Mp3 plays on Apple’s Quicktime)
Mp3 • Real Player • [...]

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Top influencers on green building and remodeling

posted February 3, 2008

12 that have Shaped Green
Our list of the top influencers on green building and remodeling
Rebecca Bryant, Contributing Editor, Professional Remodeler
January 1, 2008
NECESSITY
The picture came into focus in the 1970s; more people were using more resources. This shaped supply and demand curves, which dictated that tell-all number: price. Higher energy bills led to tighter buildings that [...]

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Water troubles in the West may worsen

posted February 3, 2008

A study finds that man-made global warming has been steadily reducing snowpack along mountain ranges. States must make plans now to adapt, scientists say.
By Alan Zarembo, Los Angeles Times, February 1, 2008
Human-caused global warming has been shrinking the snowpack across the mountain ranges of the West for five decades, suggesting that the region’s long battle [...]

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Relocalization Meeting

posted February 2, 2008

[ Sunday, February 10, 2008; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ]
Sunday, February 10th, 2008
Campaign For Our Lives meeting
3-4:30 pm
1929 N. Forgeus Avenue, Tucson (near Elm and Tucson)

Campaign For Our Lives , a project of Natural Systems Solutions, is affiliated with Post Carbon Institute’s relocalization network , and is a Sustainable Tucson affinity group. Our mission is to address the underlying and connected issues that are [...]

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Open House: Tucson Urban Corridor Draft Environmental Assessments

posted January 30, 2008

[ Monday, February 4, 2008; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] From: Shellie Ginn, City of Tucson Department of Transportation Project Manager

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON TRANSPORTATION

The Tucson Urban Corridor and Modern Street Car Draft Environmental Assessment Reports were under review by the Federal Transit Administration. We have now received authorization to make the reports available for public circulation and comments.

I would like to invite you to [...]

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Solar Energy Lecture

posted January 27, 2008

[ Sunday, February 10, 2008; 10:15 am; ]
February 10 – Solar Energy: Theory and Practice.  This talk will cover the impact of our energy use in Tucson and Southern Arizona and ways to meet that use through renewable energy.   We’ll also discuss how solar energy works, and introduce the incentives and rebates that are currently available.  Kevin Moore Koch, Technicians for [...]

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Sustainable Tucson General Meeting – February

posted January 3, 2008

[ Tuesday, February 12, 2008; 5:45 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

5:45pm – 8pm
Joel Valdez Main Library
101 N. Stone Ave
Downstairs conference room

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