Tucson Water Director Tim Thomure says smart, long-term investment and conservation over decades put our community in good shape to deal with possible cuts to our supply of Colorado River water. As part of the Central Arizona Project (CAP), Tucson uses the water to blend with groundwater supplies to extend the life of our aquifer.
The City of Tucson was recognized during Arizona's Arbor Day Celebration last Tuesday with a 24 Years of Tree City award. The awards are coordinated through Arizona State Forestry's Urban and Community Forestry.
The new Tucson Birding Trail Map is now available. The free map shows the 45 best locations in and around Tucson for finding wild birds. The sites include a range of mountain, desert, and wetland locations, each with its own variety of species.
The map is available online and at a variety of Tucson Audubon and Tucson Parks and Recreation department locations.
The City of Tucson is seeking public comments on possible increases to transit fares and route changes. Due to Federal Transit Administration (FTA) requirements, Title VI policies must be reviewed every three years, and transit service changes are proposed to reduce the City of Tucson’s General Fund contribution to transit.
The 31st annual Tucson Folk Festival will be held tomorrow and Sunday in Downtown Tucson. The free event spans five stages and features more than 120 performers, including headliners John McCutcheon, Nancy McCallion and The Scarlet Lettermen, and special guests James Reams & The Barnstormers.
The Tucson Parks and Recreation department is recruiting recreation workers to help with summer KIDCO programs for children. A recreation worker provides service to the patrons of the City's Parks and Recreation facilities. The seasonal position assists in planning activities for children ages 5 to 12, prepares facilities for scheduled functions, and supervises youth activity participants.
Ward 5 Tucson City Council Member Richard Fimbres, Housing and Community Development, and Tucson Parks and Recreation invite you to celebrate park improvements at Pueblo Gardens Park.
The project provided site and playground improvements focused on access for the disabled. Improvements included resurfacing two existing parking lots with ADA spaces, sidewalks throughout the site for access to various amenities, and new, accessible drinking fountains, picnic tables, and an accessible playground with a shade canopy.