April Green Events in Phoenix

Posted on Mar. 29th 2011 1 Comment »

All you eco-friendly buffs will be happy to know of all the upcoming green-friendly events Phoenix has to offer!  Here are some events that will be worth checking out!

SOLS Takes a Hike

Date: April 2, 2011
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center, 3131 South Central Avenue, Phoenix, Ariz. 85040

“Graduate students and scientists from the Arizona State University School of Life Sciences (SOLS) lead a series of guided tours in a nature area or preserve in the Phoenix metro area in this annual event. In addition to experts and walks to see birds, plants, reptiles and insects, the event will offer displays and other family-friendly activities.”

For more information, visit http://asunews.asu.edu/20110310_SOLShike.

April Green Drinks #63 - April 5th

Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 5:30 - 7:00 pm
The House at Secret Garden, 2501 E. Baseline Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85042, 602.243.8539 (map)
Cost: Members: $5; Non-members $10. Additional $5 if pay at the door.
RSVP by April 4th: here

Wrigley Lecture Series — The Riddle of Sustainability: A Surprisingly Short History of the Future

Date: April 13, 2011
Time: 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Location: Room 101, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus

“William Cronon, President, American Historical Association; Frederick Jackson Turner and Vilas Research Professor of History, Geography, and Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison will present ‘The Riddle of Sustainability: A Surprisingly Short History of the Future’ with a reception to follow.”

Please RSVP at http://sustainability.asu.edu/events/rsvp/william-cronon Dr. Cronon will give an encore presentation at 7:15 PM at the Arizona Science Center, IMAX Theater, 600 E. Washington St, Phoenix, AZ. No reservation is required for the encore presentation.

Sustainability Series: What is to be Done? Conservation in an Era of Climate Change

Date: April 14, 2011
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe, AZ (SW corner of Guadalupe and McClintock)

“Char Miller, Director of Environmental Analysis and W.M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis, Pomona College will present ‘What is to be Done? Conservation in an Era of Climate Change.’”

For more information and to RSVP http://sustainability.asu.edu/events/rsvp/char-miller.

BIG Green Expo & Conference

Date: Friday, April 15-16
Time: 9am - 4pm

Location: Phoenix Convention Center, 100 N. Third Street, South Building corner of 3rd St. & Jefferson

“The greening of business, development, government and consumer products is at an all time high and growing exponentially. Rising energy costs, new laws, and growing demand for environmentally friendly consumer products continue to drive the green marketplace.

In 2010, the BIG Green Expo & Conference took place at the Phoenix Convention Center in Downtown Phoenix. It is Arizona’s largest green conference — with 200 exhibitors and more than 10,000 individuals participating in the event.

The BIG Green Expo & Conference targets both the commercial and residential industries. The expo showcases sustainable products and services impacting every area of life. Those attending the conference will hear from prominent industry voices on both a local and national level, who will share their insight and knowledge of an environmental-friendly future.”

For more information, visit http://azbigmedia.com/big/big-green-expo-conference.

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