The City of Tucson has a survey to better understand how and when our community uses Sentinel Peak Park (also known as “A” Mountain). The popular lookout point is enjoyed by pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists from throughout the region.
In celebration of Arbor Day, you're invited to join Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, Parks and Recreation Director Brent Dennis, Tucson Clean & Beautiful, Hamstra Heating & Cooling, and other volunteers in planting 52 new shade trees at Sears Park, 5901 E. 14th St. The planting will begin at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow, April 27.
Every Wednesday, the Tucson Audubon Society hosts free field trips at Sweetwater Wetlands, 2511 W. Sweetwater Drive. Birders of all experience levels are welcome to see the variety of species that frequent the facility. Field trips begin at 6 a.m.
Bring binoculars and a camera to view the exciting species in the area. Make sure to bring plenty of water, sunscreen, and proper clothing for outdoors.
With temperatures in Tucson expected to hit the mid-to-upper 90s for the next few days, the Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) offers some important tips on keeping our pets safe when the heat moves in.
Watch the video below to learn more about how to take care of your pets as we approach the summer weather season.
As part of Earth Day 2019, Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and others planted seven trees on Monday, April 22, to commemorate the day. The trees, planted in the downtown core, were made possible through the combined efforts of Tucson Clean and Beautiful's Trees for Tucson program, the City of Tucson, and the Downtown Tucson Partnership (DTP).
Twenty winning haiku poems recently chosen by Tucson's Poet Laureate TC Tolbert are being displayed along Congress Street and Stone Avenue every day until dusk, through June 1. The "haiku hike" is about a half-mile long.
The department will be hiring more than 150 lifeguards and swimming instructors for exciting summer work at City of Tucson pools. The jobs start the week of May 26.
The City of Tucson’s Environmental & General Services Department is hiring an electronics bench technician. This position will be responsible for repairing electronics equipment. Work includes troubleshooting, replacing, and repairing defective radios, siren systems, emergency lighting and controls, installing and testing equipment for proper operation, utilizing digital multi-meters, amp meters, watt meters, and service monitors.
On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, the traffic signals at the Broadway and Beverly Avenue/Williams Boulevard intersection will not be in operation as crews replace underground conduit and wiring at the intersection.
The work will begin at 9 a.m. and is anticipated to be complete by 4 p.m. the same day. This schedule could change due to unforeseen circumstances.
The commission serves as a citizens advisory panel to the Mayor and Tucson City Council on issues such as recreational and park activities within the city, operations policy and procedures, user fees, park development, and park name changes.
Tucson Parks and Recreation is hosting a walking event on Friday, April 26, 6 a.m.-8 p.m., at the Morris K. Udall Recreation Center, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Road, to celebrate National Walking Day. Membership passes or the center's daily use fees ($1.50 for adults/$1 for youth 17 years and under/$1 for seniors 62 years and older) apply.
Beginning at 7 a.m. Friday, there will be raffle prize drawings every two hours. For more information call (520) 791-4931.
The Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) is seeking a qualified applicant to join its planning and programming division.
This position manages the activities and personnel of the transportation division. The transportation administrator also directs, manages, supervises, and oversees the Complete Streets Program, Bicycle and Pedestrian Program, projects within the Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP), administers federally funded projects, and plans traditional roadway and transit projects.
The City of Tucson's Ignite Leadership series provides opportunities for personal and professional growth that benefit both the City employee and the organization. After the training, attendees regroup to discuss the role of communication in the workplace.
Learn more by watching the video below.
The University of Arizona’s Wildcat Hockey Media Program teaches student interns how to record and operate live game broadcasts.
The team covered the 2018-2019 championship winning game for the Cactus Cup, which is awarded to the winner of the UA-ASU hockey series.