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Sierra Club Marin Group Endorses Candidates for the November 3, 2015 Election
As we drove down County Road 2077, Heman looked to the end of the road and wondered whose car was parked by the gate. I told him that was Tom's car and pulled up alongside and got out. We shook hands, opened the trunk, and took out our gear and prepared to walk out on Marysee Prairie to begin our service work.
Members of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Group have been helping to organize their communities against three proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals. The facilities would refine and liquefy methane so that it condenses and can be loaded onto ships and sold in Europe and Asia. The Sierra Club is fighting the projects because they would require bulldozing thousands of acres of high quality wildlife habitat that U.S. Fish and Wildlife has said is critical for ocelot conservation. Local...
Targeting Methane, Valley ISD Dumps LNG, Plus SXSW Eco Discount for Sierrans!
Help us counter the Koch Brothers’ toxic spin. Tell President Obama you support strong climate action in Paris!
The Sierra Club has a very high standard for its endorsements, including the candidate’s proven commitment to environmental leadership and record on issues. The Sierra Club requires a 2/3 majority vote of the Sierra Club Marin Group Executive Committee and approval by the Sierra Club Bay Chapter Political Committee for an endorsement.  Local candidates seeking an endorsement completed a detailed questionnaire and an interview.
2015 Jefferson County Election Endorsement for Port of Port Townsend CommissionerDiana Talley
Come join us for a day of fellowship, learning and fun at the Sierra Club’s 14th annual grassroots environmental conference at the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN.
Ellis HS apple picking trip
By Corrina BeallLegislative Coordinator
Beyond Coal Washington Coal Free PSECoal Free Avista
"Bay Area refineries make billions in profits at the expense of the environment and public health." — Bay Chapter organizer Ratha Lai
2015 Clallam County Election Endorsement for Commissioner District 1
Information about legislation related to Forest Protection
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By Brandt Mannchen This article is one of several that will be written over the four-year planning period for the revision of the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas (NFGT) plan for the Angelina, Sabine, Davy Crockett, and Sam Houston National Forests (NFs) and the LBJ and Caddo National Grasslands (NGs). The planning process includes three phases: assessment, plan development, amendment, or revision, and monitoring. This article talks about the first phase of the planning process:...
Governor Hogan and his Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) have gutted a clean air plan that would have required Big Coal to clean up its act.
Here you will find links to enter data, as well as forms, videos, and helpful sites.  Please help us make this page better by sending comments, questions, or feedback to the Clean Water Campaign.
By Ben WeinerChapter Communications Fellow
Items that are local and will be discussed. DRAFT letter regarding PLAN2035
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You call and email your elected official. You show up to community meetings and volunteer, and want to play a meaningful role in the movement to make Texas a better place to explore, enjoy, and protect. Are you ready to step up your commitment? The Nominations Committee of Lone Star Chapter’s governing body, the Executive Committee (ExCom), is seeking recommendations for potential ExCom At-Large nominees. The Committee will consider all nominees for inclusion on a candidate slate this Fall. At-...
How to be an effective advocate for the California environment in your legislator's district.
A Greener Houston: How do we get there? Mayoral Forum for Parks, Bikes and Waterways – and Connecting to them. You are invited to attend a Mayoral Forum addressing important issues around parks, greenspace and access facing the next Mayor.  To help monitor attendance, and to receive event updates, it is best to go to the site below and register:http://houstonparksboard.org/events/mayoral_forum_for_parks_bikes_and_bayous   Location:
The Houston Sierra Club participates in the Kroger Community Rewards Program.  Each year our members/supporters must RELINK their Kroger Plus Card to participate in the program. The first day you can link your Kroger plus Card is August 1, 2015. All supporters must have a registered Kroger Plus card account online to be able to link their card to an organization.
Setting Policy Positions on Environmental Issues for Sierra Club CaliforniaThe California/Nevada Regional Conservation Committee is a unique feature of Sierra Club California. The CNRCC is comprised of up to 58 delegates, 26 of whom are appointed by executive committees of the 13 local Sierra Club chapters in California, including the Toiyabe Chapter, which contains Nevada and parts of Eastern California, and 24 of whom are appointed by the CNRCC Steering Committee.
The Lone Star Chapter is having its SECOND restoration service trip to Big Bend National Park.  Last year, Chapter members from across Texas came to help restore prairie and plant trees.  (Check out the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gku4cx00394) Plus, on our day off, we visited the town of Boquillas across the Rio Grande for lunch and hiked in the park.
By Brandt Mannchen NOTE: More wonderful photos are on the Meetup pages. On Meetup, click Photos, then this trip. http://www.meetup.com/Houston-Sierra-Club-Outings/photos Our caravan pulled into the Chevron station on FM 563, just off Interstate 1 0 East, in Chambers County. We were looking for Janet and found that she and her husband had just arrived. After a quick bathroom break, off we went.