Archive for October, 2008

Fireside chat with business alliance by leading Peak Oil educator

posted October 20, 2008

In this Sustainable Business Alliance speaker series,leading peak oil educator, Julian Darley talks with Bay Area business owners about the impact Peak Oil is having on their business and community, October 9, 2008. Click hear for this timely 83-minute discussion on video.

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ST Economy Group

posted October 16, 2008

[ Monday, October 20, 2008; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] The Economy Group will meet Monday, Oct. 20, at 6 p.m. at Lotus Massage & Wellness Center, 2850 E. Grant Rd.

We’ll continue discuss of possible uses of a GIS mapping system, pick up the discussion that got started online about Walmart going in at El Con, and … in light of what’s happening in the [...]

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ST’s Support Statement for Rainwater Harvesting Ordinance

posted October 16, 2008

Honorable Mayor, Councilmembers, and City Manager,
Members of Sustainable Tucson are here this evening on the dual occasion of the Council’s first rainwater harvesting ordinance and Sustainable Tucson’s anniversary celebration — beginning our third year of activities in the community.
Sustainable Tucson began in 2006 when people attending evening potlucks and community conversations realized that we needed [...]

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Janos Celebrates Local Foods with Farm Dinner

posted October 10, 2008

[ Sunday, October 19, 2008; 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Janos Celebrates Local Foods with Farm Dinner

What: Hors d’ Oeuvres and 4 Course Wine Tasting Dinner

The Event: Reception and dinner with the local growers along with a
sampling of Callaghan wines and beer from Nimbus

Where: Janos Restaurant
3770 E Sunrise Dr., Tucson, AZ 85718
on the grounds of the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa

When: Sunday, October 19, [...]

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Addressing the Health Effects of Climate Change Presentation

posted October 6, 2008

[ Friday, November 14, 2008; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Friday, November 14, a free public presentation on “Addressing the Health Effects of Climate Change” will be offered at the DuVal Auditorium at the University Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave, from 7PM until 9PM.  This area related to climate change is under reported and inadequately addressed in our communities.

Jeremy Hess, MD, MPH representing the [...]

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Sustainable Tucson October General Meeting

posted October 6, 2008

[ Tuesday, October 14, 2008; 6:00 pm; ] Dear Friend of Sustainable Tucson,

We are pleased to announce a special agenda for our October General Meeting on Tuesday, October 14:

At 6pm, we invite you to join us at Tucson’s Mayor and Council meeting in support of a proposed rainwater harvesting ordinance for commercial developments,  This ordinance is a common-sense first step towards managing our [...]

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How to Improve Your Neighborhood Watershed: Pollutants and Practices

posted September 17, 2008

[ Wednesday, October 29, 2008; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Location: Ha:San School, 1333 E. 10th Street

Interested in improving water quality in your local wash?  At this presentation, experts from the University of Arizona, City of Tucson, Pima County Flood Control, Arizona Master Watershed Stewards, and WMG will present on issues of non-point source pollution as they relate to neighborhood water quality, urban washes, and [...]

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“Livin’ la Vida Verde” Green Festival

posted April 24, 2008

[ Saturday, October 25, 2008; ] Mark your calendars!

Stay tuned for more information.

If you’d like to get involved in planning this greenstravaganza, contact Keely Sinclair theegreendiva *at*

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