Archive for March, 2009


Armory Park Del Sol Solar Home Tour

posted March 12, 2009

>online casinoh 25, 2009, Armory Park Del Sol Home Tour, 15th Street and 3rd Avenue, Tucson, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Tour homes with solar electric panels, solar water heaters, high-efficiency windows and appliances, ceiling fans, and thermal mass construction. John Wesley Miller, the builder of Armory Park Del Sol, will be our tour guide. Fundraiser […]

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Nabhan: ”Flavors Without Borders: Desert Foods, Regional Food Security and Health”

posted March 12, 2009

Widely acclaimed author, sustainable food advocate, ethnobiologist and co-founder of Native Seeds/SEARCH, Gary Paul Nabhan speaks on ”Flavors Without Borders: Desert Foods, Regional Food Security and Health” as part of the Well University Partnership’s (Well U) Provost Lecture Series, on March 25th. Gary Paul Nabhan, PhD ”Flavors Without Borders: Desert Foods, Regional Food Security and […]

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Greenhouse Hydroponic Production

posted March 12, 2009

The UA Controlled Environment Agriculture Center has volunteer meetings on the second Saturdays of each month from September through May.  Our next meeting will be March 14th and our speaker will be Dr. Merle Jensen, emeritus professor from the UA who has been involved in greenhouse hydroponic production for over 40 years. You are welcome […]

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No, we can’t?

posted March 5, 2009

No, we can’t? by Dave Cohen Published on Energy Bulletin (http://www.energybulletin.net) March 5, 2009 What is the biggest impediment in 2009 to mitigating the harmful effects of energy problems in the 21st century? The answer may surprise you-it is insolvent zombie banks and our entrenched FIRE economy (Finance, Insurance, Real Estate). Allow me to explain. […]

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Solar Rock

posted March 4, 2009

Himmel Park South of Speedway and East Of Tucson Blvd 12 noon to 6pm

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“Energy, Sustainability, and the Environment” — A Lecture Series

posted March 3, 2009

The University of Arizona College of Engineering, College of Science and the Eller College of Management presents ” Energy, Sustainability, and the Environment” — A Lecture Series National and International Issues of Water Availability and Quality: A U.S. EPA Research Perspective By Sally Gutierrez, Director, National Risk Assessment Laboratory Environmental Protection Agency 4:00 pm, Thursday, […]

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“Neighborhood Water Harvesting Workshop”

posted March 3, 2009

Time: Saturday, March 14, 12-5pm Location: Rincon Heights Neighborhood (6th street & Campbell Ave. area) Watershed Management Group (WMG) is hosting a free, public workshop in Rincon Heights neighborhood on Saturday, March 14. At this workshop, we’ll use simple techniques to repair a badly eroding dirt & gravel driveway, sending runoff instead to a system […]

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27th Annual Tucson Solar Potluck and Exhibition

posted March 3, 2009

27th Annual Tucson Solar Potluck and Exhibition April 25, 2009 10:00 a.m. until dark Catalina State Park, Tucson, Arizona Presented by Citizens for Solar For information: 940-2565 Citizens for Solar invites everyone to come and join in the fun of the 27th Annual Tucson Solar Potluck and Exhibition.  This is the longest continuously running solar […]

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“The Coolest Talk Around: Solar and Low-Energy Cooling”

posted March 3, 2009

The Coolest Talk Around: Solar and Low-Energy Cooling Wilmot Library 530 North Wilmot Road 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Bill Cunningham, owner of Southwest Solar and sustainability engineer, will give a presentation entitled, “The Coolest Talk Around: Solar and Low-Energy Cooling.”  He will explain about passive and active cooling strategies, what works and what doesn’t work, […]

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