Welcome to the Northeast Florida Sierra Club!

The Sierra Club is a national organization dedicated to Enjoying, Exploring and Protecting the Planet.  We are the oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States.

Our local Northeast Florida Group organizes and participates in outdoor adventures, environmental education, and local environmental activities. We also lobby our local and state government for pro-environmental policy and legislation. We have over 1,200 members in Duval, St. Johns, and northeast Clay Counties in Florida.

In Jacksonville
, we meet on the second Monday of each month, 7 pm (6:30 for social time).
In Ponte Vedra Beach, we meet on the first Monday of each month, 6:00 pm. 

We conduct hikes, kayak trips, and other outdoor activities several times each month.

Check the calendar below or check our Meetup site for program and outing details.

What's Happening

2015 Legislative Wrap Up

See a summary of the Florida Legislature actions on emvironmental issues written by our lobbyist, Dave Cullen.



Action Alerts

Oppose Seismic Airgun Testing in the Atlantic Ocean

Contact Jacksonville City Council Members And Ask Them to Pass Resolution 2015-350 Opposing Seismic Airgun Testing In The Atlantic Ocean. 

Marine life, especially dolphins and whales, depend on their sensitive hearing to communicate, find food, socialize, mate, and ultimately, survive. But right now Big Oil and Gas is pushing hard to conduct seismic air gun testing to search for oil and gas off the East Coast, a process that can turn 300,000 square miles of Atlantic Ocean into a blast zone. This area stretches from Delaware to Florida. See the Take Action section.


Protect Florida Lands

Due to the special legislative session there is still time to act!!  We must fully fund Florida Forever to acquire critical lands to help us save and restore great places like Florida's iconic springs, the Green Swamp and the Apalachicola River and Bay.  See the Take Action section.

Date Event More Information
Sat, 06/06/2015 Hike the Theodore Roosevelt Area
10:00 AM

13165 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Jacksonville, FL
Mon, 06/08/2015 Cuba: Effects of Climate Change After the Embargo -- Amanda Hodges
6:30 PM

2001 University Boulevard West, Jacksonville, FL
Sat, 06/13/2015 Hike Gold Head Branch State Park
10:00 AM

6239 State Road 21, Keystone Heights, Florida 32656
Sat, 06/27/2015 Kayak Thomas Creek
10:00 AM

17198 Ethel Road, Jacksonville, FL 32218
Sat, 07/04/2015 2nd Annual Hike Cumberland Island and 4th of July Celebration in St Marys
11:00 AM

113 W St. Marys Street, St. Marys, GA 31558

Weekday Hike in Julington-Durbin Preserve

Hike Gold Head Branch State Park

Kayak Pottsburg Creek

Hike Cedar Point Preserve

Kayak Egan’s Creek at Fernandina Beach

Kayak Thomas Creek

Little Fish, Big Role: Protecting Florida's Forage Fish

Hike Cedar Point (National Park Service)

Hike Princess Place Preserve

Hike in Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve

Hike in the Sawmill Slough Preserve

Kayak Pellicer Creek and Faver-Dykes State Park

Hike Hanna Park

Hike Little Talbot Island

Sierra Club Election Night Watch Party

Hike the Jacksonville Arboretum

13th Annual John Muir Family Walk, Yulee, FL

Hike the Trails of the Bayard Conservation Area (John P. Hall Nature Preserve)

Sierra Club Jacksonville Program -- Combined Jax and Ponte Vedra Holiday Celebration

Kayak Trout Creek

Hike Fort Clinch State Park

Ponte Vedra Beach Monthly Program -- Seismic Testing Off Our Northeast Florida Coast

Hike in Guana

Jacksonville Program -- Dredging & the Dolphins of St. Johns River

Ponte Vedra Beach Monthly Program -- Protecting the First Coast with a National Marine Sanctuary

Jacksonville Program -- Osceola National Forest

Kayak Durbin Creek

Hike Fort George Island Cultural State Park

Ponte Vedra Beach Monthly Program -- Cycling and Camping in Iceland

Hike Stokes Landing

Historic Walking Tour of St. Augustine

Gardening for Wildlife -- Jacksonville Garden Club

Sierra Club Outings Leader Information Session

Hike Ravine Gardens State Park

Explore Tree Hill Nature Center

Kayak Deep Creek

Climate Change and Its Effects on Wildlife -- Carolyn Antman

Bike the Palatka to St. Augustine State Trail

John Muir Belated Birthday Hike in Guana

Ponte Vedra Beach Monthly Program -- Visiting Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks

Sierra Club Jacksonville Program -- Crosby Sanctuary -- Pete Johnson

Hiking, Biking and Kayaking Weekend Getaway on Jekyll Island, GA

Hiking and Exploring Princess Place Preserve

Ponte Vedra Beach Monthly Program -- GASLAND (A True Story about Fracking)

Hike the Theodore Roosevelt Area

Cuba: Effects of Climate Change After the Embargo -- Amanda Hodges

Hike Gold Head Branch State Park

Kayak Thomas Creek

2nd Annual Hike Cumberland Island and 4th of July Celebration in St Marys