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Leadership Update – March 15, 2019

Leadership Update March 15, 2019 by Aubrey Coffey-Urban, Programs Director and Michelle Bevins, Assistant Executive Director This week, we say,  "Thank You!"   On February 26, AZSA and the City of Phoenix hosted a native planting event for the attendees of the GreenBiz Conference. A big Thank You to American Forests and Microsoft for sponsoring

Sustainable Food Systems – Weekly Update – March 15, 2019

By: Tearsa SaffellContact: tearsa.saffell@azsustainabilityalliance.comWe have started building the second food computer with the Glendale High School Science Club for The Food Tech For The Future: Growing Digital Farmers project. This is expected to take until the end of March, and in April we will be installing a digital farm and starting experimentation. The students planted seeds

Leadership Update – April 24, 2018

Leadership Update April 24, 2018 by Ashley L. Camhi This has been a truly wonderful Earth Month. It has been exciting to see all of the projects that AZSA has accomplished. This past weekend we planted gardens with a groups of refugees in Phoenix. This coming weekend we have our first tree planting in Tempe

Urban Forestry – Weekly Update – April 23, 2018

by Aubrey Coffey-Urban In our last week before our tree planting at the New School for Arts and Academics, we are busy getting the final details into place. We are completing our tree selection, marking the utilities, and organizing snacks and water for the day. We have almost everything into place and we are really

AZSA at the March for Science

We had a great time talking with people at The March for Science on Saturday! We signed up volunteers, spread the word about all the wonderful projects we have going on, and gave away great prizes to folks who spun our wheel. The seeds and succulents in perticular we're very popular. Thank you to everyone

Urban Forestry (Tree Planting) – Weekly Update – April 9, 2018

by Aubrey Coffey-Urban Exciting news! We have a site location for our first tree planting! It is at a private school in Tempe and we are scheduled for an event on April 28, 2018. This will be our inaugural event for our Tempe urban forestry program. Unfortunately, we did not receive the additional funding from

Leadership Update – April 9, 2018

Leadership Update April 9, 2018 Ashley Camhi Happy Earth Month everyone!!! I hope that you are enjoying the incredible field of yellow that the Valley has turned into - the palo verdes never cease to amaze. For Earth Month we have lots of fun activities going on including tabling at the March for Science, our

Solar Energy – Weekly Update – April 9, 2018

by Karen Contos Two pro solar candidates were elected to the SRP Board on April 3rd: Randy Miller and Corey Hawkey!  In addition, SRP saw a 66% increase in ballots requested for the election! AZSA had five tabling events at libraries and helped with this increase in ballots requested. Thank you to all the volunteers

Urban Forestry – Weekly Update – April 2, 2018

  by Aubrey Coffey-Urban   This week has been very exciting! We have had a lot of volunteer hours go into researching potential site locations in the past few weeks. We have one site in particular that shows a lot of promise for a project this month. Other than that site, we have quite a

Leadership Update – April 2, 2018

Leadership Update Ashley Camhi April 2, 2018 Happy April! It's spring wildflower time here in AZ and the temperatures are already heating up!! This month in lieu of our usual monthly meeting at the library we will be having a more interactive monthly meeting at North Mountain Preserve. On April 21st you can come out

Leadership Update – March 28, 2018

Leadership Update March 28, 2018 Ashley Camhi Taniyah Williamson, an ASU Masters student of Mass Communication came out to video and interview us during our last park clean up at Rio Salado. She created a really wonderful video and write up on our program. Check it out here. Thanks Taniyah for taking the time to

Leadership Update – March 19, 2018

Leadership Update Ashley Camhi and Tara Briscoe These days at AZSA we are getting ready to implement some of our exciting projects before the weather gets too warm! We have one urban forestry project in the works and a few in the planning stages so if you are excited about trees, benefiting communities, and learning

Urban Forestry – Weekly Update – March 19, 2018

by Aubrey Coffey-Urban This week, we have a meeting on Tuesday, March 20, at 6:30pm at the Ability 360 Building, Classroom A. We will be discussing our progress on site selection and funding applications. After several drives in Tempe in targeted areas, we have several potential sites, some of which have immediate potential and some

Leadership Update – March 12, 2018

Leadership Update Ashley Camhi and Tara Briscoe Tempe is adopting a new carbon neutrality goal by 2050 with a strategy of sourcing 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2035. We were very fortunate to be part of the working group to make this happen and we are excited to support Tempe in