Archive for May, 2008


Green Building Seminars (w/Desert Green Builders)

posted May 30, 2008

Free “Green building” seminars! Currently two are scheduled: June 24th, 6:30 PM, at Councilmember Nina Trasoff’s ward 6 office on East First Avenue. ???????? August 13th, 6:30 PM, at Councilmember Rodney Glassman’s ward 2 office on East Speedway. The seminars are open to anyone, but seating is limited to about 20 people per session. For […]

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Tour Solar Thermal Facility

posted May 23, 2008

SOLAR THERMAL FACILITY TOUR Tour the Arizona Public Service Solar Thermal facility at Red Rock (35 miles north of Tucson). It is a one-megawatt plant. Tour is being arranged with APS by John Kromko…. Carpool group to leave Tucson at 8AM, Wed., May 28. Expected to return by 10:30/11 am. RSVP to John via email: […]

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Desert Ecology and Sustainable Community Development – course development presentation

posted May 23, 2008

Join Prescott College Tucson Center Faculty and Alumni for this exciting presentation DESERT Ecology and Sustainable Community Development Faculty member, Eric Dhruv and Ironwood Tree Experience co-creator and Prescott College alumna, Suzanne Dhruv, will discuss options for course development in desert ecology, sustainable community development, and Ironwood Tree Experience’s environmental, experiential, youth program. Call Prescott […]

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Green Building Seminar

posted May 22, 2008

Planning to remodel or build a new home?  Want to learn about building green, but not sure where or how to start?  Desert Green Builders (www.desertgreenbuilders.com) free seminars are designed and offered for the homeowner (or future homeowner) who wants to learn what they can do to live healthier and more efficiently. Each seminar will […]

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Economy Action Group Meeting

posted May 14, 2008

10 AM Blue Willow Restaurant: 2626 N Campbell Ave For more information, visit this online discussion group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ST-ECOnomy/ 

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Sustainable Seafood Evening at the Desert Museum

posted May 14, 2008

A Sustainable Seafood Evening at the Desert Museum Taste what Tucson has to offer during a sustainable seafood celebration. Local Tucson chefs will prepare delicious dishes using sustainable seafood. Learn more about how to be a part of the sustainable seafood movement from special speakers, food tasting and videos during this evening. The Warden Oasis […]

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PAG Sustainability and Energy EXPO9: March 6th and 7th

posted May 13, 2008

Join us for the Sustainability and Energy EXP09: Building a Better Community on March 6-7, 2009, at the Tucson Convention Center. Find up-to-the-moment solar and energy technologies in southern Arizona. Hear from the national and regional experts. Learn more about sustainable living. For more info click here. Sustainability and Energy EXP09 3 p.m. to 7 […]

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Water for People Benefit Concert

posted May 13, 2008

Water for People benefit concert this Saturday, May 17th, 7:30pm at Old Town Artisans (201 N. Court Street). The show will be even better than the last one!! roth d’lux, belly dancers, flamenco Al Son del Alma, Combo Westside, all in one evening!!! The admission price is $12 general and $6 for students. There will be […]

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Desert Horticulture Conference: “Is it easy being GREEN?”

posted May 12, 2008

The seventh annual Desert Horticulture Conference, “Is It Easy Being GREEN?” will be held from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave. Registration begins at 7. The event is for all members of the Southwest’s horticulture industry, including landscape architects, designers, growers, retailers, contractors, maintenance personnel, suppliers […]

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Sustainable Health Group Meeting

posted May 10, 2008

Sustainable Health Group meets next on May 27, Tuesday at 3653 N Prince Village Place. 7 PM Our activities are: 1. Creating a survey of like minded organizations to identify common goals and activities 2. Organizing a workshop on self care and resiliency among activists 3. Orgainizing a seminar with workshops on the Health Affects […]

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Tucson Regional Creek and Wash Cleanup Day

posted May 10, 2008

A part of National River Cleanup http://www.American Rivers.org/cleanup On May 24, 2008, the Tucson community will be conducting region-wide litter pickup in some of our most precious creeks and washes as part of <http://www.American Rivers.org/cleanup> National River Cleanup. More information and sign-up available at: http://www.pagnet.org/MediaNews/ RegionalBeautifi cationEfforts/NationalRiverCleanupDay/tabid/759/Default. aspx Tucson cleanup events include: * Cienega Creek hosted by […]

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Green Remodel Home LEED/Sustainable Education

posted May 8, 2008

Green Remodel Home LEED/Sustainable Education. Saturday May 17 and Sunday May 18 1-4pm. 5626 Via Salerosa, 85750 – N on Craycroft, first left going east on Sunrise, right on Paseo Cimarron, home on corner of second left. Solar Hot Water, TEP home guarantee and Energy Star, paperstone counters, reclaimed lumber, NO VOC paints, sealers & […]

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Regional Water Oversight Committee Meeting

posted May 8, 2008

Contribute to the Joint City County Water Study The City of Tucson and Pima County invite your early input into the recently launched Joint City/County Water and Wastewater Infrastructure, Supply, and Planning Study. They invite you to share your input on how to make the study process open, inclusive and transparent by submitting your suggestions […]

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