Earth Day

Best Bets

April 12, 2018

Complied by Eric Teel April 20-30: Pima County Fair Pima County Fairgrounds A staple of Tucson is almost back again with the annual Pima County Fair. The fair also will have special performances as is tradition. This year, Ja Rule and Ashanti will be performing on April 26. Only admission is needed to watch the […]

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Can you dig it? Desert Vista plants trees for Earth Day

May 4, 2017

Pima Community College’s Desert Vista Campus was feeling an Earth Day vibe April 21 as volunteers from Tucson Trees and Tucson Community Food Bank planted trees in the campus’s community garden. Thirty-five volunteers spent their morning planting 27 trees and three grapevines. The planting represents phase two of a complete garden resurrection, Community Food Bank […]

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BEST BETS: Spring brings enjoyable flings

April 10, 2014

Compiled by Jamie Verwys In a state known for blistering temperatures, any day under 100 degrees provides reason to rejoice. Enjoy mild weather before the summer heat wave hits. UA Spring Fling: April 11-13 Spring Fling returns to the University of Arizona east mall as it celebrates 40 years of carnival rides, food and entertainment. […]

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Earth Day issue urges water conservation

April 18, 2013

Second in a two-part series By SIERRA J. RUSSELL Within the past 50 years, steps have been taken to maintain clean water and to raise awareness about the importance of water conservation. In 1974, Congress passed the Safe Drinking Water Act requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to determine contaminant levels in public water supply. A […]

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Northwest Campus to celebrate Earth Day

April 4, 2013

By PALOMA MELLO Pima Community College Northwest Campus will hold an Earth Day celebration on April 17 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on the second level. The annual event, which is free and open to the public, encourage students, employees and members of the community to explore the natural world. Participants can learn about native plants […]

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Northwest Campus to host Earth Day activities April 21

April 8, 2010

By Laura Halverson If you haven’t gone green, now is the time with Earth Day just around the corner on April 22. Pima Community College Northwest Campus will host its annual Earth Day activities on Wednesday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Denise Meeks, science department chair at Northwest Campus, said the campus […]

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