September 2013

Diane BrossartWelcome to Arizona Sign

President's Message: Going Statewide Initial Successes!
We’re less than a year into it but Arizona Forward has made great strides in expanding our coalition of business and civic leaders statewide. Together, we’re looking holistically at how to improve our environmental quality and economic vitality...Read more >

Forest Restoration Join Us for a Free Lunch and Briefing on Arizona’s Forests & Watersheds
The health of Arizona's forests is at risk and we've witness sometimes catastropic implications of the problem. Please join us in exploring ways to restore our forests and watersheds in a luncheon briefing by former U.S. Senator Jon Kyl...Read more ›

Transportation Luncheon image Transportation Connections: the Roadmap to Arizona's Economic Success
The proposed interstate highway between Phoenix and Las Vegas and a passenger-rail line from Tucson to Phoenix pack huge economic potential. Planning is still preliminary, but now is the time to build consensus around a laser-focused transportation strategy....Read more ›

EarthFest Educators Night EarthFest Educators Night
K-12 teachers can get free resources on environmental education that meet state standards, attend an environmental education workshop and apply for an environmental education grant and full-tuition scholarship...Read more ›

Welcome Sign Welcome New Members!
Learn more about some of our newest members: BeachFleishman, City of Sedona, Clear Creek Associates, Coca-Cola, Coconino County, Dysart Unified School District, Local First Arizona, ReSEED Advisors, Town of Wickenburg and Walton...Read more ›

Member News Icon Arizona Business Magazine Opportunity
Arizona Forward will be featured in a special section of the Nov/Dec issue of Arizona Business Magazine. We hope you will consider advertising in this section to showcase your support of sustainability and your involvement in Arizona Forward
...For more info, Email David ›


Freeport McMoran
New Visionary Member
We are excited to announce Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold as our newest Visionary member, joining eight other major donors in this elite status.
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Member News Icon Fund for a Sustainable Future
Please consider an annual contribution to our endowment as a way to help ensure Arizona’s environmental quality and our organization's financial security long into the future. You can also join the President's Club (our annual giving program) or become a James W. Elmore Fellow (our planned giving program). Contact our Director of Membership & Development Joan Eisenhauer for more info...Learn more ›

Member News Icon Bits & Bites!
Member news and events: I-11 Corridor Study, Planning Workshop on Building Resilience for an Uncertain Future, Valle Del Sol Award, Denim and Diamonds,
Quales & Brady's new leader and more...Read more ›

Valley Forward News About Valley Forward
Our November luncheon series will be held in the Valley on Thursday, Nov. 21, and will feature expert panelists on smart growth strategies post-recession. Stay tuned for more details!
Downtown Tucson News About Southern Arizona
Mike Holmes has been named Acting Director for the Southern Regional Council. He was formerly the
executive director for Imagine Greater Tucson...Read more ›
Northern Arizona shot News About Northern Arizona
We've added three new members, including the City of Sedona, Coconino County, Town of Jerome and the Sustainable Economic Development Initiative. We’re also working with SRP and NAU on a healthy forests forum next month...Read more ›