Blogs: Sustainability

Destination Resiliency Plan 2022

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS January 7, 2022 Groundhog Day isn’t until February, but I suspect it may have arrived early this year. The rise in hospitalizations, flight and event cancellations, and the reinstatement of travel restrictions...
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Maricopa County Growth

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS December 17, 2021 Last week I attended the 58th Annual ASU/PNC Bank Economic Forecast Luncheon for 2022 down in Phoenix which shined a spotlight on recent news coming out of Maricopa County....
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Sedona Chamber, Leave No Trace have Announced a Partnership

The Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau (SCC&TB) and Leave No Trace have announced a partnership to ensure visitors to Red Rock Country have the knowledge to take care of the area’s sensitive environment while enjoying the endless recreation...
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RROCC and Sustainable Tourism Plans

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS November 5, 2021 Red Rock OHV Conservation Crew (RROCC) talking to people yesterday in the Forest As many Sedonans know, the chamber and the City work together under the 2019 adopted Sustainable...
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A Sunset Chateau upgraded their Certified Sustainable Business to Innovator/Silver

Not only does A Sunset Chateau offer great views and delicious breakfast, they’re powered entirely by solar panels. During the pandemic, they continued paying all their staff. As General Manager Jean-Christophe Buillet explains, “We figured the shutdown wouldn’t last forever...
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Continue to Work Toward a Balanced, Sustainable Future

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS October 22, 2021 It was wonderful to see many of our friends at the ‘Support Your Local Chamber’ event on Wednesday. Many members brought colleagues to learn more about the chamber as...
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Keep Water in the River

Friends of the Verde River Releases new Program to Keep Water in the River October 14, 2021 – Many types of labels assist consumers to make smart and ethical buying decisions at the market, such as: organic, non GMO, water-smart,...
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Project: Red Rock Country Trailhead Transit

October 20, 2021 To: Interested Forest Service Parties Project: Red Rock Country Trailhead Transit and Parking Restrictions Scoping: Oct. 20-Nov. 19, 2021 The Coconino National Forest’s Red Rock Ranger District proposes to expand mass transit services at select trailheads located...
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Verde Shuttle – Employer Marketing Toolkit

The Sedona Chamber, with input from employers, has created a Marketing Toolkit for the Verde Shuttle. It gives you everything you need to show current and potential employees just how easy it is to ride the Verde Shuttle from their...
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Red Rock OHV Conservation Crew

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS October 8, 2021 Building sustainability into our tourism economy is a chamber priority, so I am happy to report we are making progress on one of our most complex environmental issues –...
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Karen’s Gluten Free Bakeshop has received Conservationist/Bronze Sustainable Business Certification

September 20, 2021 Karen’s Gluten Free Bakeshop has opened! Karen Russell previously created baked goods in her home and was originally certified in 2017. But business was so good, she’s opened a storefront (near Harkins in Sedona) and hired several...
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Where policy, people and place come together to create community

 THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS September 17, 2021 A gorgeous Red Rock Country autumn is upon us! For the chamber, it is filled with convening community leaders and residents of greater Sedona to champion solutions presented by...
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