[ Tuesday, March 14, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] How can we build supportive relationships with our neighbors in a world that is fragmented by everything from automobiles to zoning to the internet to globalization? How do we remain secure in a world where we have almost no things stored here (like food) and nearly everything we have is made someplace else in [...]
Archive for February, 2017
What will it be like to live in a sustainable Tucson? Part of our challenge, to making this transition before we have no choice, is to really imagine what it will mean.
Sustainable Tucson took a small step toward understanding what that will mean with our Valentine’s Day Party and Creativity Workshop: “Love in the Time [...]
[ Thursday, February 23, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Thursday, February 23, 2017 – 2:00pm
Jonathan Marks is a professor of anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His research areas include primate/human evolution, race, molecular genetics and evolution. He is an outspoken critic of scientific racism and has prominently argued against the idea that “race” is a natural category. Marks is the [...]
[ Monday, March 27, 2017; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Want to learn how to do a conversation where issue differences can be addressed, shared understanding and actions can be experienced? Come to this overview and potential practice (for any complex public policy issue) using the National Issues Forum Institute methods. Facilitated by NIFI trained and “well-seasoned” practitioner: Anita C. Fonte, Community Renaissance. Co-convened with [...]
[ Thursday, February 9, 2017; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Presenter: Jessie Pearl, PhD student, Department of Geosciences
In this talk, Jessie will describe the science of dendrochronology— tree-ring dating — that was created at the world-renowned Laboratory of Tree Ring Research here at the University of Arizona. She will discuss the interpretation of tree-rings and show how this technique can provide especially valuable information to [...]
[ Wednesday, February 8, 2017; 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. ] The Office of Sustainability and Conservation is very excited to announce that local resource economist guru, Skip Laitner, will be our featured speaker for February’s Sustainability Brown Bag! He’ll be discussing his experience as the co-creator of Luxembourg’s strategic economic plan and how Pima County can use features of this plan to create a more [...]
[ Wednesday, February 8, 2017; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Organizing for the Scientists’ March in Tucson
Meet at: 350Tucson clubhouse, 255 W. University Blvd.
3 blocks west of Stone Ave., 1 block east of Main, south side of the street. On the Third St / Univ. Blvd Bikeway. Stone/University bus stop serves Sun Tran routes 4, 10, 16, and 19, all running till 11:00pm or [...]
“Transformational Solutions for Climate Change Adaptation and Water Sustainability in the Colorado River Basin”posted February 6, 2017
[ Wednesday, February 8, 2017; 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Seminar by UA Center for Climate Adaptation Science & Solutions: “Transformational Solutions for Climate Change Adaptation and Water Sustainability in the Colorado River Basin”
February 8 at 4:30 p.m.
UA Campus, ENR2 Bldg. Room S0107, 1063 E. Ft. Lowell St.
Speaker: Dave White, [...]
[ Wednesday, February 8, 2017; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] The Arizona Corporation Commission has scheduled a public meeting in Tucson on Wednesday 02/08/17 on the TEP and Trico rate cases. ACC press release states the Commission will be voting on rate cases involving Tucson Electric Power and TRICO Electric Cooperative. Read the full press release here.
State office building, 400 W. Congress St., hearing room [...]
[ Tuesday, February 14, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Love the Earth.
Love your community.
Love your neighbors.
Love yourself and those close to you.
The February Sustainable Tucson meeting will be a party to celebrate Tucson’s sustainable future and each other, and an evening to dream of how to create a better future for Tucson. This Valentine’s Day Party and Creativity Workshop is [...]
[ Saturday, February 4, 2017; Sunday, February 5, 2017; Saturday, February 11, 2017; Sunday, February 12, 2017; ] The 22nd Annual Permaculture Design Course – a Tucson tradition! This course happens over five weekends every February and March. Registration for the 2017 Spring course begins on August 10th.
Dates for the the upcoming Spring 2017 course are the following five weekends -Feb. 4th and 5th, Feb. 11th and 12th, Feb 25th and 26th, Mar. [...]
[ Monday, February 20, 2017; 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. ] MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, President’s Day, 4:30-6:30
THE HISTORIC Y, 300 E. University Blvd.
This is an event:
- for social and environmental activists to connect and engage and learn about the great work that others are doing with whom they may not be so familiar
- for those with little or no experience in activism who are frustrated by [...]