Archive for March, 2009


Armory Park Del Sol Solar Home Tour

posted March 12, 2009

[ Wednesday, March 25, 2009; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ] >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 [...]

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

posted March 12, 2009

[ Wednesday, March 25, 2009; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] 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
Health”

Who:     Gary [...]

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Greenhouse Hydroponic Production

posted March 12, 2009

[ Saturday, March 14, 2009; 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. ] 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 to [...]

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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.
Another Tragic Misallocation of [...]

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Solar Rock

posted March 4, 2009

[ Saturday, March 28, 2009; 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] 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

[ Thursday, September 29, 2016; 1:22 pm; Thursday, March 5, 2009; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] 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, March 5, 2009
Center [...]

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“Neighborhood Water Harvesting Workshop”

posted March 3, 2009

[ Saturday, March 14, 2009; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]

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 of water-harvesting basins [...]

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27th Annual Tucson Solar Potluck and Exhibition

posted March 3, 2009

[ Saturday, April 25, 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 potluck in the world.  See practical, [...]

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

posted March 3, 2009

[ Thursday, March 12, 2009; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] 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, appropriate technology and exotic [...]

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“Water Harvesting: Lessons Learned from Australia”

posted February 24, 2009

[ Thursday, March 12, 2009; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] “Water Harvesting:  Lessons Learned from Australia”
Speaker: Brad Lancaster
When: March 12th 4-6pm
Where: Technicians for Sustainability; 612 N 7th Ave. Tucson 85705
Contact: 520-740-0736

Brad Lancaster will present his findings and stories from his 2007 research trip to Australia. He’ll talk about how rainwater harvesting tanks – once illegal in the major cities of Australia – is now legal, [...]

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PAG Sustainability and Energy Expo Speakers

posted February 13, 2009

[ Saturday, March 7, 2009; ]

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Special Screening of “FLOW”: A film about Water

posted February 12, 2009

[ Tuesday, March 10, 2009; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] THE LOFT CINEMA AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT GROUP
PRESENT  “FLOW”
Special one night screening:
Tuesday March 10th, 2009 at 7PM

Location: The Loft Cinema
3233 E Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85716 – 3933

Co-presented by: The LOFT CINEMA
http://www.loftcinema.com
WATERSHED MANAGEMENT GROUP (WMG) http://www.watershedmg.org/
Media contact for WMG: Jill Nunes
Jill.nunes@…
(520) 829-6027
Media contact for The Loft Cinema: Jeff Yanc
jeff@…
520-322-LOFT (5638)

FLOW is Director Irena Salina’s award winning documentary [...]

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

posted May 13, 2008

[ Friday, March 7, 2008; Friday, March 6, 2009; ] 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 p.m., March [...]

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