Archive for August, 2008


Central AZ Project Candidate Forum (Sustainable Tucson September General Meeting)

posted August 31, 2008

Location: Northwest Community Center 2160 N 6th Ave For our next general meeting on September 9th, Sustainable Tucson will be hosting presentations by the candidates running for Central Arizona Project Board (officially, the Central Arizona Water Conservation District Board of Directors). The CAP Board positions greatly affect our state – especially at this moment of […]

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Solar training at Pima College

posted August 29, 2008

Pima Community College  is offering two classes this fall on basics of solar PV installations. One is on West Campus,  starts Aug 30 and runs Saturday mornings for 3 hours for 12 weeks  (TEC198TD: Photovoltaic Installation Training.) The other will run in October and November on Saturdays and Sundays for 5 weeks at the East […]

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Pop-Cycle recycled goods grand opening

posted August 18, 2008

Three native Tucsonans, all women artists, will be embarking on an exciting new venture beginning Sept. 20, 2008 at 422 N. 4th Ave. Pop-Cycle will be the latest addition to Fourth Avenue’s recent influx of new shops, featuring fun, unique, accessible art and apparel. Our special twist is that all items will be made from […]

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Will we have enough? Recapping the UA Water Conference

posted August 7, 2008

On June 24, Sustainable Tucson Core Team members Susan Williams and Bob Cook attended the Water Resources Research Center’s (WRRC) 2008 conference, entitled “The Importance of the Colorado River for Arizona’s Future.” This article is their report of the conference, which first appeared in Tucson Green Magazine in August 2008 There is one notion that […]

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Green Festival Committee Meeting

posted August 7, 2008

Come join the “Green Team”!! The Green Festival Committee still needs a few more great volunteers to help us in the planning process! We only have 11 weeks before the big day. Please visit our website to see what’s lining www.tucsongreenfestival.org. Our next meeting: Rincon Market 2513 E 6th St Monday- 8/18/2008 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Contact […]

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Sustainable Tucson General Meeting: Food Sustainability Forum

posted August 7, 2008

When: Tuesday, August 12, 6:00-8:00 PM Where: Joel Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave, Downstairs conference room Sustainable Tucson has gathered four local community members to speak and answer questions on issues of local food sustainability and security.Dan Dorsey (Sonoran Permaculture Guild), Stuart Loew (Agua Linda Farms), Thom Richardson (RichCrest Farms), and Deb Hilbert […]

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