Archive for June, 2008


Regional Sustainability Workshop with Brad Lancaster

posted June 16, 2008

[ Thursday, June 26, 2008; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
The Pima County Community Development and Neighborhood Conservation
Housing Department invites you to attend a presentation by Brad
Lancaster who will speak on Sustainability as it relates to water
harvesting. Brad is the author of “Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands
and Beyond” and is a permaculture teacher, designer, consultant and
co-founder of Desert Harvester. He has taught programs [...]

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Green Building Seminars (w/Desert Green Builders)

posted May 30, 2008

[ Tuesday, June 24, 2008; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Wednesday, August 13, 2008; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
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 [...]

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Desert Ecology and Sustainable Community Development – course development presentation

posted May 23, 2008

[ Wednesday, June 4, 2008; 6:00 pm; ] 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 College Tucson Center to RSVP
or [...]

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Green Building Seminar

posted May 22, 2008

[ Tuesday, June 24, 2008; 6:30 pm; Wednesday, August 13, 2008; 6:30 pm; ] 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 include [...]

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Economy Action Group Meeting

posted May 14, 2008

[ Wednesday, June 4, 2008; 10:00 am; ] 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

[ Saturday, June 21, 2008; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] 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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Conference: Water Resources Research Center (June 24)

posted April 8, 2008

[ Tuesday, June 24, 2008; ] The Water Resources Research Center at the University of Arizona, in collaboration with the Central Arizona Project, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for our 2008 annual conference.

The Importance of the Colorado River to Arizona’s Future
Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, Phoenix, Arizona
Tuesday, June 24, 2008

We have put together an exciting and diverse [...]

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Tucson Electric Vehicle Assoc. Meeting

posted March 13, 2008

[ Saturday, March 15, 2008; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Saturday, April 19, 2008; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Saturday, May 17, 2008; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Saturday, June 21, 2008; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Saturday, July 19, 2008; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Tucson Electric Vehicle Association
meets the 3rd Sat of each month
Visit our website to confirm details: www.teva2.com
generally 9am-noon
at UMC Hospital
(on Campbell Ave., just north of Speedway)
Meeting Room E
(directions: go in the main entrance, past the waiting room, past the reception, past the elevators, to the cafeteria; go to meeting room E on the south side; [...]

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Sustainable Tucson General Meeting – June

posted January 3, 2008

[ Tuesday, June 10, 2008; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Joel Valdez Main Library

101 N. Stone Ave.

Presentation by Lindianne Sarno of Sonoran Kitchen Gardens, introductions and networking.

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