We're the largest local Sierra Club group in Virginia, with more than 3,700 members in the cities of Alexandria and Falls Church, Arlington County, and parts of Fairfax and Prince William counties. The Group's elected volunteer leaders work with interested Group members and state and national Sierra Club staffers to organize campaigns for clean energy, smart growth, public transportation, open space conservation and more. Join us!

First Annual Sierra Club Summer Social!

Join your Sierra Club friends and ten Virginia Legislators who will be recognized for protecting our air, water, land or climate this year at the first annual Sierra Club Summer Social on Sunday, August 30!


Party guests will enjoy hors d'oeuvres, our beer and wine bar and music performed by SongRise, an all women’s social justice a cappella group joining us live from Washington, DC. 
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During the reception, this year’s Legislative Leaders will be awarded for their work in the Virginia General Assembly to increase the availability of energy efficiency and renewable energy financing, scale up solar energy projects, reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, protect our waterways from toxic spills, and dismantle subsidies for coal companies.


Sierra Club’s 2015 Legislative Leaders:
Senator John Watkins
Senator Donald McEachin 
Senator Jennifer Wexton 
Senator Rosalyn Dance
Delegate David Toscano
Delegate Chris Jones
Delegate Jennifer McClellan
Delegate Alfonso Lopez
Delegate Ron Villanueva
Delegate Rip Sullivan


More than 100 Sierra Club supporters and special guest Sierra Club Chief of Staff Jesse Simons will be in attendance giving you the opportunity to mingle with like-minded people who share your commitment to environmental protection.


Join us to celebrate Virginia’s elected officials who are leading the way on environmental progress!


Sierra Club Opportunity! Northern Va Program Coordinator

The Virginia Chapter of the Sierra Club is looking for someone with at least 1-2 years of experience in grassroots organizing to take on the role of Program Coordinator and lead our campaigns in Northern Virginia.  This role requires developing and implementing a variety of grassroots campaign strategies, building and managing volunteer teams, coalition building, and interface with the media to ensure accurate representation of the Club's messages. Issues include but are not limited to climate change, clean energy and green transportation solutions. 


If you love working with volunteers and other stakeholders to drive lasting environmental policy change, go to the below link for full details and the application.  


Save energy, save money AND help the Sierra Club!

Reduce your carbon footprint AND benefit the Sierra Club at the same time! The Sierra Club and Mosaic Power are rolling out a FREE hot water heater optimization program that reduces carbon emissions by as much as 1.5 tons per year for EACH water heater! Learn more about this great program!