Welcome to the official website of the Cedar Wapsie Group of the Iowa Chapter of the Sierra Club. 


Our upcoming events include:

  • April 25, 2015 - EcoFest at NewBo Market
  • May 3, 2015 - Roadside Cleanup, 2-4PM at County Home Rd and Center Point Rd
  • June 2, 2015 - Bike ride to Solon Salt Creek Restaurant
  • July 11/12, 2015 - Manchester park picnic/campout

For additional information, contact our Chairperson or Vice-Chair.



Eco Fest 2015: Good Green Fun in NewBo

Saturday, April 25th 10 am–4 pm

Cedar Rapids 6th Annual EcoFest is Good Green Fun and promises to be bigger and greener this year. The Earth Day celebration, coordinated by Prairiewoods, Sierra Club, Trees Forever, Linn County Conservation and others, will be held in the NewBo district of Cedar Rapids on Saturday, April 25. The event offers a smorgasbord of education and fun with themes in sustainability, alternative energy, and local food. Visitors can expect kid-friendly interactive displays, a film fest hosted by CSPS, a live music lineup, exclusive tours of Mt. Trashmore, and much more.

This is a free public event. For a more detailed schedule of activities, films, musical performances and classes offered visit www.ecofestcr.org. Most displays and activities will be located at the NewBo City Market.


Mike Wyrick, 319-350-1063, mikewyrick@gmail.com

Emy Sautter, 319-395-6700, esautter@prairiewoods.org

Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Ecofestcr or at www.ecofestcr.org


                                  Roadside Clean-up

County Home Road and North Center Point Road

May 3rd from 2-3pm.

Direct questions to Sheri Albrecht (319) 310-0390

Meet at the corner of County Home Road and North Center Point Road.

We'll have orange vests, sacks, but please bring gloves if you want them.  See you then, it should be a great day to get outside and do something good for the community at the same time. 



Cedar-Wapsie Contacts:
Chair - Connie Lehman – 
(319) 533-5946 – connie.lehman@transamerica.com
Vice-Chair – Mike Wyrick – 
(319) 393-8948 - mikewyrick@gmail.com
Treasurer/Webmaster – Vince O’Connor – 
(319) 365-3601 – shellandvince@gmail.com
Outings/Secretary – Michele O’Connor – 
(319) 365-3601 – shellandvince@imonmail.com
Conservation Chaur/Chapter Delegate/Helen AdministratorPam Mackey-Taylor
(319) 366-2428 - pammackeytaylor@aol.com
Political Chair – Robb Hogg – 
(319) 247-0223 - robhogg@earthlink.com
Enviromental Education – Elwood Garlock – 
(319)364-3919 - cjgarlock@aol.com