Archive for March, 2010


Earth Month Events

posted March 25, 2010

[ Saturday, April 17, 2010 2:00 pm to Saturday, April 24, 2010 2:00 pm. ] Join The Watershed Management Group in celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.  Earth Month events include:

April 10th: Green Streets Block Party, 4pm to 7pm
April 10th: Street Painting Event, 10am to 1pm
April 17th: Samos Neighborhood Green Streets Workshop, 8am to 1pm
April 18th: Green [...]

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See Where Your Food Is Grown

posted March 18, 2010

[ Saturday, March 27, 2010; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Double Check Ranch at the Walking J Farm

Amado, Arizona

Here’s one to add to your shopping list on March 27 – fresh, natural, locally grown and grass fed beef.  See where your food is grown!  Go directly to the source!  The Walking J Farm (a member of [...]

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Here Come the Chickens!

posted March 17, 2010

[ Sunday, March 21, 2010; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] BECOME PART OF THE CHICKEN REVOLUTION!
RAISE CHICKENS IN YOUR BACKYARD

Come to the workshop teaching all aspects of raising chickens for meat and egg production ($20)

rsvp 622-1917 $20

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A Conversation with Bryn Jones

posted March 16, 2010

[ Wednesday, March 17, 2010; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Woods Memorial Library, Large Meeting Room

(West side of 1st Avenue, just south of Prince)

The March meeting of the Sustainable Tucson Working Group on Food & Agriculture will continue our series of programs featuring local leaders in food and agriculture. Bryn Jones, Executive Director of Native Seeds/SEARCH will join us for “A Conversation with Bryn Jones.” [...]

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Sizzle: A Global Warming Comedy

posted March 9, 2010

[ Wednesday, March 31, 2010; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The University of Arizona’s School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is sponsoring the special presentation of SIZZLE: A GLOBAL WARMING COMEDY at The Loft Cinema on Wednesday, March 31 at 7:00 PM. Writer-director Randy Olson (FLOCK OF DODOS) and UA faculty members will do a Q&A with the audience following the screening.

Tickets on sale at [...]

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Cyclovia Tucson

posted March 4, 2010

[ Sunday, April 18, 2010; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Cyclovia will give Tucson folks the chance to enjoy our great weather, see neighbors, friends and people from throughout Tucson, and get a little exercise – all on city streets that will be closed to car traffic and open to walkers, joggers, cyclists, skaters and all other forms of natural movement.

Motor vehicles are detoured from [...]

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Put it on the map!

posted March 3, 2010

Dear Community Friends and Partners:

The first print edition of the Green Pueblo Map showcasing our community’s favorite “green” places and spaces will be available later this year.  If you haven’t already done so, we encourage you to “make your mark” on the map by nominating your favorite sustainable sites at www.greenpueblomap.org [...]

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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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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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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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Sustainable Tucson General Meeting

posted January 26, 2010

[ Monday, March 8, 2010; 5:45 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Joel D Valdez Library (Stone and Alameda)

Lower Level Meeting Room; doors open at 5:30 pm

City/County Water Study – Next Steps?

A landmark, 20-month multi-disciplinary, multi-agency study of Tucson-area water resources was completed just one month ago.  The goal was to develop a common understanding of basic facts and critical factors for planning a sustainable water future.  [...]

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The Water Project

posted January 19, 2010

[ Friday, March 26, 2010 12:00 pm to Sunday, March 28, 2010 9:00 pm. ] Celebrate our most precious and endangered resource -WATER -with the The Water Project: Tucson’s Synergistic Water Festival on March 26-28, 2010. This event combines the energy of Tucson’s sustainability community with the vibrant arts community to provide an opportunity for the public to experience a festive collaboration, learn about water issues and have some fun!

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Comprehensive Quincha Workshop

posted January 12, 2010

[ Friday, March 19, 2010 to Sunday, March 21, 2010. ] COMPREHENSIVE QUINCHA WORKSHOP (bamboo, mud and straw {cob})
School of Krofting Educational Series

Date: March 19, 20 and 21 2010
Cost: $180 per person ($50 non-refundable deposit to reserve a space)
Instructor: Kyle Young

Location:
School of Krofting
Erda Kroft Farm
Arivaca, Arizona

Online at: http://www.erdkfroft.com

During this 3 day workshop, we will be building a small quincha house. Quincha is an ancient building [...]

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