Blogs: Sustainability

KSB – Take the Energy Survey

Yavapai County is in the process of updating its Comprehensive Plan to cover the next 10 years. This critical document will guide the Planning and Zoning Commission, as well as County Supervisors as they consider development proposals over the next...
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Let’s Remember Sacrifice and Practice Patience This Memorial Day Holiday

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS May 28, 2021 This Memorial Day weekend we remember the men and women who gave their lives defending America and honor their service to our country. 1.3 million Americans...
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While We Focus on Traffic, Sedona’s Housing Crisis Worsens

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS May 21, 2021 A peek at Next Door and other locally-focused websites would make you think Sedona has only one major problem – traffic.  But lack of housing, “Sedona’s...
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Tourism Management: Let’s Start with the Truth

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS May 7, 2021   Last week’s City Council meeting with the chamber started with the need to affirm truths. Truth about the relationship  between the City and the chamber....
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Sedona Rocks During Earth Month as Sustainability Takes Center Stage

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS April 23, 2021 We Sedonans have upped our sustainability game. More than 100 businesses are now certified as sustainable and their individual stories are amazing. I’m proud to announce the...
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In Celebration of Earth Day, Sedona Chamber joins the Global Sustainable Tourism Council

April 22, 2021 Sedona’s sustainability achievements are reaching new heights on Earth Day as the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau (SCC&TB) joins the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), adding Red Rock Country to destinations around the world committed...
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Why 104 Sedona Businesses Are Certified Sustainable and How You Can Join Them

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS April 16, 2021 Today, 104 Sedona-area businesses are certified sustainable, the most ever. Anywhere from 20 to 30 will join this year. Why do they do it? Businesses see...
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Verde Valley School- Sustainability Updates

April 12, 2021 Despite the lack of normalcy over the past year, Verde Valley School (VVS) has stayed the course in sustainability practices. We never missed a beat with the recycling, composting, or the facilities crew improving efficiencies. Environmental Stewardship...
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The Verde Valley Community BioBlitz

April 4, 2021 Friends of the Verde River is pleased to announce that the very first Verde Valley Community BioBlitz will be held from April 22-May 7 throughout the Verde Valley and along the Verde River. Amidst the complications of COVID-19, Friends...
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Getting Ready for more FY22 Planning with Council

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS April 9, 2021 And NonProfits Gain Sustainability Certification. You can, too. We meet with the City Council at the end of Earth Month to continue FY22 budget planning in...
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Rotary Clubs : Week of Service

April 7, 2021 The Rotary Club of Sedona Village has partnered with the Rotary Clubs of Sedona, Sedona Red Rocks, and Verde Valley-Cottonwood for a Rotary Week of Service project. The Rotary International Week of Service is April 17-24 this...
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How Spring Breakers, Kyrsten Synema, Yavapai College and Earth Month Helped Me Appreciate Sedona Restaurants

A VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE APPEARS IN THE RED ROCK NEWS April 2, 2021 Let’s start with spring breakers.  Have you had to wait for a table the last few weeks?  Me, too. Our restaurants have been jammed with spring...
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