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.

Programs:
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. 

Outings:
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

Rally For Amendment One in Tallahassee:
Read about the rally conducted on Feb 18. See: http://news.wfsu.org/post/conservationists-rally-support-clean-water-capitol and http://www.saintpetersblog.com/archives/181497

Testing and Drilling in the Atlantic:
See the Latest News on Stopping the Threat of Seismic Air Gun Blasting and Offshore Drilling in the Atlantic

The Sierra Club will be joining others in a March For Ocean Justice on March 7 at 11:30 a.m. in St. Augustine. Meet on the east side of the Bridge of Lions at the small park at 11:30 a.m. See details on our Meetup site or click here. For further information, contact Brian Paradise at bgpardaise@comcast.net.

St. Johns River Dredging

PLEASE ATTEND! A town hall forum on the deepening of the St Johns River will be held Monday, March 9th at the Adam Herbert University Center at UNF from 6-9 pm. The format will be an “open mike” for members of the public to express their views and/or ask questions of those in attendance who represent different perspectives on the project. Those invited will include representatives from the Mayor’s Port Task Force, the Jax Chamber, the Army Corps of Engineers, ILA, Jaxport and any other organizations/businesses that can contribute to an informed public on this important policy matter, along with representatives from the sponsoring organizations. 

Action Alerts

Hunting the Florida Black Bear - Prevent the Fish and Wildlife Commission from authorizing black bear hunting. See the Take Action section.

Amendment One - The Florida Legislature seeks your input on Amendment One. See the Take Action section.

Smart Energy - Now is a good time to contact your state representative about developing alternative energy sources. See the Take Action section.

Ban Fracking in Florida - Sign a petition to support SB 166. See the Take Action section.

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

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

Hike Fort George Island Cultural State Park

Kayak Durbin Creek

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