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2011-06-30 \Tucson\Community\Environment\
Win-Win Ecology - Local Author
Interested in making human spaces wildlife-friendly, and how that may be critical to species survival?

WinWinEcology is not a nuts and bolts how-to, but it is both readable and academically rigorous in making the argument that isolated nature preserves ... read more

2009-03-11 \Tucson\Community\Environment\
Solar Innovation in Tucson
The solar concentrator designed by this UA team has promise for bringing electricity to remote villages - and commercialization for green buildings in the US.

2007-06-10 \Tucson\Community\Environment\
Clean Tucson's air - use Ethanol in your car! : Cheaper than gasoline!
E85 is now about 50 cents per gallon cheaper than gasoline.  Save money and clean the air at the same time!

2007-03-28 \Tucson\Community\Environment\
: Clean Tucson's air - use Ethanol in your car!
A lot of drivers don't realize that most newer cars can take an Ethanol mix called E85 in place of gasoline.  Check under the fuel cap, if it says something like 'This vehicle can run on E85 or gasoline' then you are good to go.  According to the dealer ... read more

2007-03-28 \Tucson\Community\Environment\
: Alternative Fuel locations
The Pima Association of Governments has this page with a map of all the propane, ethanol, electric and CNG fueling sites in Tucson!  Here are the Ethanol ones (because thats probably what the majority of cars on the road can use) :Fuel Type Address ... read more

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Tucson Radio Stations Seek Redemption in the 'Pack the PODS Container' Donation Drive Saturday 11/04/17 12:00 AM at Salvation Army
Tucson radio station, 106.3 the Groove will seek redemption against 94.9 MIXfm for third annual ‘Pack the PODS Container’ donation drive. Throughout October, they will team up with PODS of Tucson to see which station can generate the most donations by asking residents to donate their gently used clothes and household items to benefit the Salvation Army Rehab Centers of Tucson. The services that PODS of Tucson is providing will help save the rehab centers thousands of dollars in moving and storage logistics costs. The centers offer residential housing, work, and group and individual therapy, all in a clean, wholesome environment. The care the rehab residents receive prepares them to re-enter society and return to gainful employment. “The Tucson community is important to PODS so we really enjoy taking part in a donation drive that does a lot for our community and its residents,” said Mike Smith, Vice President of Operations for PODS Tucson. “This drive is also a fun way to collect donations with a little friendly competition.” The public is encouraged to come out and drop off gently used clothing and household items into the safe and secure PODS containers during the following dates and locations: • Oct. 9-Nov. 6: Salvation Army Thrift Store Locations o 5757 N Oracle Rd., Tucson, AZ 85704 o 6715 E. Tanque Verde, Tucson, AZ 85715 About PODS Enterprises, LLC PODS® is a leader in the moving and storage industry providing both residential and commercial services in 46 U.S. states, Canada, Australia and the UK. Founded in 1998, PODS pioneered the portable moving and storage industry now preferred by many customers’ increasingly active and mobile lifestyles. To date, the PODS network has completed more than 700,000 long-distance moves, exceeded 3 million deliveries and has more than 170,000 PODS containers in service.
November TYP Members Only Mixer Tuesday 11/07/17 05:30 PM at Highwire Lounge
—This is a Member + Guest Exclusive Event—Unless invited, you must be an active TYP Member to attend this event!  TYP Members, please join us at Highwire Lounge for a special member mixer sponsored by BeachFleischman PC. Evan Feldhausen, CPA and Senior Tax Manager, will be on hand to discuss 2017 tax credits that are available to you as an individual income tax payer in Arizona.  Drinks and light appetizers will be provided! — TYP offers our members a great way to meet, socialize & network with fellow members. We love hosting environments where you can network, grow & share! Not a TYP member, want to join in on the fun?! Contact us today for a guest invite and to learn what TYP has to offer!  For more information or to join online, visit
Shop Local Give Local Sale At Bookmans East! Sunday 11/05/17 12:00 AM at Bookmans East Community Room
Bookmans is bringing you the deals once again! Bookmans East Tucson location is having a 20% off storewide sale to celebrate shopping and giving local this busy holiday season. Enjoy 20% books, movies, music and more all day Sunday, November 5th. But that’s not all! Bring a children’s book donation to Make Way for Books and receive an additional 10% off your purchase. That’s right! You can get a total of 30% off just by bringing in your gently used Berenstain Bears or Magic School Bus books. And you can use your trade credit! So mark your calendar and clean out your library for the Bookmans Shop Local Give Local Sale. This promotion can not be combined with other discounts or offers. #LocalLove

Not only will EVERYTHING be up to 30% off at Bookmans East but we will also be hosting free events all day long. See a full list of events and activities below.Donation Desk for Make Way For Books – All Day

Bring in your gently used children’s books and receive an addition 10% off your purchase at Bookmans! Our staff will be collecting donations all day for this awesome non-profit!

About Make Way For Books

“Make Way for Books operates and creates positive and sustainable change in the community through the principles of innovation and collaboration, cultivating diverse partnerships, a commitment to high-quality, measurable impact, and constant improvement. Most importantly, we operate with tireless passion, authenticity, exuberance and love for achieving our mission to give children the chance to read and succeed.” – From the Make Way For Books websiteLocal First Arizona!

Bookmans is a proud member of Local First Arizona. We believe strongly in the power of shopping local. That’s why every November we ask our customers to help shift their spending during the busy holiday season to support locally owned shops, restaurants and more! For every 100 dollars spent at big box stores only $13 stays in our community. That’s small potatoes compared to the $43 big ones that stay local when you shop local. Stop by the Local First Arizona table to learn more about the benefits of shopping local and their awesome Localist program.Story Time and Music Hour – 11 am-noon

Children of all ages are welcome to join the fun! Learn all the classic childhood songs, read, snack, and wrap it up with a new craft each week. This exciting interactive event is fast-paced enough to keep all the little ones engaged all while learning and exploring in a safe, enthusiastic environment.Be A Local Hero With DIY Superhero Capes & Masks – Noon-2 pm

We will be making our very own superhero cape and mask so we can be a #GiveLocal Hero! Stop by our Justice League photo booth and strike pose.Face Painting and Balloon Animals with Silly Tassie – 3pm-4pmWin Big at the Bookmans Raffle – 6 pm

Did you bring in a book donation? Congrats! Not only are you racking up the good karma points, you are also automatically entered to win a rad Shop Local Prize Pack! We will be picking our winner at 6 pm. You don’t need to be present to win you just need to donate to Make Way For Books.The Bookmans East Shop Local Give Local Sale cannot be combined with any additional discounts or offers.

FREE Woman's Self-Defense Classes Friday 11/10/17 05:00 PM at Risin Phoenix Fitness and Defense
Rising Phoenix offers a 100% free Woman's self-defense class every Friday at 5:00pm. In this class you will learn effective self-defense techniques to avoid and get out of dangerous situations. Every class provides you with an opportunity to practice and build on what you learn in a fun and non-threatening environment. Age 12 and up. All fitness levels are encouraged to attend! For more information visit: Email: or call/text (520)838-1592
2017 Facilitation Training Saturday 11/04/17 09:00 AM at Environment and Natural Resources 2 Building
This interactive, one-day facilitation training will help prepare you for all aspects of facilitating successful meetings. We will explore the many applications of facilitation, introduce key principles and best practices, and practice specific tools and methods. The registration fee includes lunch.  We will be in touch soon with additional details about the training!
UA Science Cafe: The Tumamoc Hill Wednesday 11/08/17 06:00 PM at University of Arizona

Series Title: The Tumamoc Hill Science Cafe

Please contact Cynthia Anson at or 520-629-9455 to reserve a seat.

Talk: Beyond Cattle and Grains: Adaptation to Climate and Socioeconomic Change in Rural Communities with Diversified Livelihoods in Sonora

Presenter: America Lutz Ley, Assistant Professor, Center for Development Studies, El Colegio de Sonora

Talk Description: People in rural Sonoran communities, as in other places of the world, adjust their behaviors not only in face of climate change, but in response to the combination of multiple types of stressors. This research shows that the livelihood profile -or what people do for a living- in the rural communities, importantly influences the type of stressors they perceive as a priority for adaptation. In general, modifications in the environment and climate events are perceived widely, but climate change as a large scale process is under-recognized in the Sonoran communities analyzed.

*** The Science Café at Tumamoc Hill provides speakers on topics that relate to the science, history, archeology, and educational mission of Tumamoc Hill, located to the west of "A" Mountain, near downtown. The talks are held in the library of the old Desert Laboratory, the buildings that are roughly half-way up the Hill. The staff asks that you make a reservation for the Science Café so they can have sufficient shuttle service for the participants. Please contact Cynthia Anson at or 520-629-9455 to reserve a seat.Audience: 


Tumamoc Hill Tucson , AZ
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Creative Tucson Members' Orientation Saturday 11/04/17 09:30 AM at Creative Tucson
The Creative Tucson Members' Orientation will introduce new members to the Creative Tucson environment and processes, whether you want to become a Producer or Showrunner or just want to know more about Creative Tucson.
Rojo Hospitality Group JOB FAIR Saturday 11/04/17 10:00 AM at Postal code 85743, United States
WE HAD TO RESCHEDULE OUR JOB FAIR DUE TO AN UNSCHEDULED MUSEUM CLOSING ON 10/21. WE HOPE TO SEE EVERYONE THIS SATURDAY 11/4/17. Rojo Hospitality is gearing up for another great season at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum. We are looking for motivated, reliable people with experience in a high quality/fast-paced environment! Professional positive people encouraged to apply! We offer perks such as free shift meals, museum admission, and a fun educational way to spend your day. We are looking to fill these positions: -Experienced Line Cook -Prep Cook -On Call Banquet Staff -Cashier -Utility -Coffee Shop Lead w/ Supervisory Experience -Kitchen Manager This is a beautiful place to work and we have a fantastic core group of employees. Please come to our Job Fair on Saturday 11/4 from 10am-3pm with a resume and a few minutes to talk with one of our managers about employment opportunities. If you are unable to attend please send a resume for consideration. We look forward to meeting you. Rojo Hospitality Group is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. Candidates are considered for employment with Rojo Hospitality Group without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military/veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
yoga 101 (1st Saturdays workshop) Saturday 11/04/17 03:00 PM at The BLOC Climbing and Fitness
Yoga 101 Workshops yoga101 is a two hour workshop designed for beginners to learn yoga in a safe, fun environment. Students will learn the basics of yoga including: a brief history and overview of the yoga system, the different styles of yoga, the benefits of practicing, how to do postures or poses, how to modify poses and use props (blocks, blankets, and straps), as well as breathing and relaxation techniques. After completing this workshop, students will be prepared and feel comfortable taking foundation and/or elevate yoga classes atheartSTONE studio. If it’s your first time to one of our facilities, you can speed up your check-in process by completing a waiver form online within a few days of arriving, available at Wear comfortable loose fitting clothing. No additional equipment is needed.
2009-03-11 Solar Innovation in Tucson
The solar concentrator designed by this UA team has promise for bringing electricity to remote villages - and commercialization for green buildings in the US.
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2011-06-30 Win-Win Ecology - Local Author
Interested in making human spaces wildlife-friendly, and how that may be critical to species survival?

WinWinEcology is not a nuts and bolts how-to, but it is both readable and academically rigorous in making the argument that isolated nature preserves are by themselves not enough to preserve species diversity.  So when you're planting Salvias for the hummingbirds or Quail Bush for the quails and finches, you're part of a critical movement for species survival called Reconciliation Ecology.  Who knew?

There's more to it than our backyards, of course, and some efforts like wildlife corridors require governmental cooperation.  But there really is a bit we can all do, from wildlife gardening to buying shade-grown coffee.

Win-Win Ecology by University of Arizona professor Micha more...
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