Archive for February, 2010


Water Resources Research Center Conference

posted February 26, 2010

[ Wednesday, June 9, 2010 to Thursday, June 10, 2010. ] The WRRC invites you to participate in the 2010 Annual Conference, Creating New Leadership for Arizona’s Water and Environment in a Time of Change, at the University of Arizona Memorial Student Union on June 9-10, 2010. The conference will provide a forum for youth leaders and young professionals to interact with established professionals and together [...]

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Peace Fair and Music Festival

posted February 23, 2010

[ Saturday, February 27, 2010; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] The Peace Center will celebrate its 28th annual Peace Fair this year. This day-long event in Reid Park brings people together to celebrate the peace movement in our region. Sustainable Tucson recognizes that a unifying consciousness, based on peaceful practice, is foundational to manifesting sustainability. As one of many organizations [...]

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Earth Hour 2010

posted February 23, 2010

[ Saturday, March 27, 2010; 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Last year, nearly one billion people in the world joined together in the largest climate movement in the history of mankind. We raised our voices in the United States with 80 million people participating and 318 cities (thanks to you) turning out their lights to take action in the fight against climate change.

This year, not [...]

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Lecture on Photovoltaics

posted February 20, 2010

[ Wednesday, March 10, 2010; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Lane Garrett, owner of ETA Engineering in Phoenix, will make a presentation about the building blocks of photovoltaic technology, how solar electricity works, the uses of and types of inverters, and financial rebates and tax credits.  There will be a question-and-answer period after his presentation where you can get even more [...]

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SAGCC Launch and Luncheon

posted February 19, 2010

[ Friday, March 19, 2010; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] The Southern Arizona Green Chamber of Commerce invites you to their Launch and Luncheon at the Tucson Assoc. of Realtors Meeting Room 2445 N. Tucson Blvd.

Enjoy our luncheon speaker, MC Gina Murphy-Darling: “Mrs Green Goes Mainstream”

Learn how you can benefit through:

Green Education
Green Business Development
Collaboration and Networking
Green Advocacy

Visit www.SAGCC.org

RSVP to: info@SAGCC.org or (520) 306-6475

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The Water Project Wave Rave

posted February 16, 2010

[ Saturday, February 27, 2010 7:30 pm to Sunday, February 28, 2010 2:00 am. ] Come to the Water-themed FUNdraiser in support of The Water Project, Tucson’s Synergistic Water Festival at the Rhythm Industry Performance Factory, 1013 S. Tyndall Avenue (1 block West of Park Avenue, just South of 20th Street). $10 suggested donation.

For more information, visit the Water Project Website at: www.waterprojectfestival.org

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Solar Rock Festival

posted February 12, 2010

[ Saturday, March 27, 2010; 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] The 4th Annual Solar Rock Festival will be held on March 27th from noon to 6pm at Himmel Park, south east of Speedway and Tucson Blvd. This Free solar powered festival includes an outstanding lineup of local talent including Spirit Familia, Run Boy Run, Kevin Pakulis, Bruce Phillips, Drama Club, Leila Lopez, the winner of [...]

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Climate Impact Report

posted February 11, 2010

Trying to make sense of the intense weather events, including “Snowmageddon?” You might want to review part or all of Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States now available in print, or free in electronic form from the US Global Change Research program: <http://www.globalchange.gov/publications/reports/scientific-assessments/us-impacts/download-the-report> .

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Sustainable Tucson Food Group Meeting

posted February 9, 2010

[ Thursday, February 18, 2010; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Woods Memorial Library (West side of 1st Ave, south of Prince Rd. )
Large Meeting Room

Note:  If you were planning to join the Sustainable Tucson General Meeting on Monday, February 8, we’ve moved the program to the monthly meeting  of the Food Group on Thursday, February 18 at Woods Library.  This change of [...]

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Sustainable Tucson General Meeting

posted February 9, 2010

[ Monday, May 10, 2010; 5:45 pm to 7:55 pm. ] Anticipating Tucson’s Future

Sustainable Tucson (ST) hosts a presentation by Keri Silvyn, a local attorney who heads up the Imagine Greater Tucson (IGT) visioning effort with participation from over 60 Tucson area organizations. The IGT mission is to create a shared vision and clear action for the Tucson region that will make our community a [...]

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Ecological Sculpture Tour

posted February 8, 2010

[ Saturday, March 20, 2010; 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Join us for a day of art and exploration!
This is your chance to connect with local artists and see their works up close. The excursion includes tours of sculptors’ workshops, installations, and art galleries, plus a mid-morning coffee stop and lunch afterwards at Acacia Restaurant. Large comfortable vans take us from location to location so [...]

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Upcoming Talk of Interest

posted January 22, 2010

[ Tuesday, February 2, 2010; 6:30 pm; ] Speaker You Need to Hear: Local Economist and Author to talk about Localism and Globalism

Economist and author Michael Shuman will be speaking in Tucson on February 2nd. Shuman is a leader in local economies and brings a new perspective to the relationship between globalization and localization. He is a very entertaining speaker with a lot [...]

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Green Your Business Workshop and Expo

posted December 29, 2009

[ Thursday, February 18, 2010; 7:30 am to 3:00 pm. ] SAVE THE DATE  for the Green Your Business Workshop and Expo!

Doubletree Hotel at Reid Park, 445 S. Alvernon Way

Business owners; property managers; engineers; architects; designers;
maintenance, facilities and operations professionals

BECOME a Green Business with the City’s Green Business
Certification and WaterSmart Business Certification Programs at the
Green your BusinessWorkshop & Expo

$20 Registration, $50 Vendors / $25 Non-profit vendors

Attendees [...]

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Sustainable Tucson General Meeting

posted November 17, 2009

[ Monday, February 8, 2010; 5:45 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The focus of the Sustainable Tucson General Meeting will be Food Sustainability. On February 8, your view of food sustainability in Tucson ’s future may change forever. The Sustainable Tucson Working Group on Food & Agriculture will engage your mind and your tastebuds in thinking about the sources of food in Tucson, Pima County and [...]

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