The Sierra Club's members and supporters are more than 2 million of your friends and neighbors. Inspired by nature, we work together to protect our communities and the planet. We’re America's oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization. 

We're involved in environmental education, conservation, and political issues.  We lead fun outings such as hikes, trail maintenance, snow-shoeing walks, and more. Join in and help us protect our air, land and water throughout our beautiful state!

A MONTH IN THE GREAT PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH

Albatross Chickthe plastic that is poisoning our oceans…our planet…our selves…

Join us for a free revealing presentation on the toxic stew brewing in our oceans from:

Captain Charles Moore

Author of Plastic Ocean and Founder of Algalita Marine Research Foundation

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 5:30 pm

University of Puget Sound, Rasmussen Rotunda, Wheelock Student Center, N 15th St, Tacoma

Presented by The Sierra Club, Pierce County, The University of Puget Sound Sound Policy Institute, Surfrider and Tahoma Audubon.

Photo: Carcass of a Laysan Albatross Chick dead from starvation. Its mother mistook pieces of colored plastic for food floating in the ocean. Kure Atoll 2002, photo Cynthia Vanderlip, www.algalita.org

Featured Campaign

Beyond Coal blue dotJoin our campaign for a Coal Free Washington!

Learn about Colstrip, the Northwest’s largest source of carbon pollution and one of the dirtiest power plants west of the Mississippi.

Click Here to read the recent Cascade Crest Winter article about this campaign's work.

Featured Local Group

Mt Baker Group photoLocal Sierra Club volunteers in Whatcom, Skagit and San Juan counties are protecting our environment with their work to prevent coal exports, supporting Governor Inslee’s Climate and Pollution Action plan and more. 

See the Mount Baker Group’s story and how you can help. 

Click Here for details. 

 

Washington has ten local groups operated by volunteers. Each group will be featured here in the future. To see the full list of Local Groups click Here

 

Alpine Lakes Wilderness Protections Bill Passed!

Granite-Bandera forest ALW Addns Sep2010

The Washington State Chapter of the Sierra Club applauds the resolve and persistence of Senator Murray and Representatives Reichert and DelBene.

 The U.S. Senate passed the bill to protect vital additions to the Alpine Lakes Wilderness while also adding three new spectacular rivers to the our state’s Wild and Scenic River system. The House passed the package earlier last week.

Read the full news release. Click HERE.

Date Event More Information
Fri, 02/27/2015 Winter Waters 2015 – Restoring the Upper Columbia River (Spokane)
6:30 PM

2208 West 2nd Avenue, Spokane, WA 99201
Tue, 03/03/2015 Monthly Leaders/Activists Meeting
6:30 PM

21844 Southeast 248th Street, Maple Valley
Tue, 03/03/2015 Captain Charles Moore, 'A Month in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch'
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Rotunda, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma WA
Sat, 03/07/2015 Soos Creek Park Restoration Event
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

148th Ave SE & SE 266th St, Kent, WA 98042, USA
Tue, 03/10/2015 Snohomish Group Volunteer's meeting (Edmonds)
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

1124 2nd Avenue South, Edmonds, WA 98020
Mon, 03/16/2015 Water & Salmon Committee meeting (Seattle)
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

180 Nickerson Street, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
Mon, 03/16/2015 Mt Baker Volunteer Meeting (Bham)
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

4682 Wynn Road, Bellingham, WA 98226, USA
Tue, 03/17/2015 Water & Salmon Committee meeting (Seattle)
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

180 Nickerson Street, Seattle, WA 98109
Sat, 04/11/2015 Lake Ozette Outing (Olympic Peninsula)
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Ozette Lake, Olympic National Park, Washington 98326, USA

North Olympic Exec Committee Meeting (Sequim)

Snohomish Group Meets (REI Lynnwood)

Water & Salmon Committee

Savor Your Soil: Know Your Compost!

South King County Group General Mtg

Soos Creek Park Restoration Event

Snohomish Group Meets (REI Lynnwood)

North Olympic Group Executive Committee Meeting

The Wilderness Act Led by Ruth Scott of Olympic National Park

Water & Salmon Committee (Seattle)

Free Screening of DamNation Film (Seattle)

South King County Group General Meeting

Soos Creek Park Restoration Event

Holiday Party (Seattle)

Snowshoe Walk (Stevens Pass)

Snohomish Group Volunteer's meeting (Edmonds)

Beyond Coal Washington Task Force Meeting (Seattle)

The Extraordinary Ecology & Conservation of Marbled & Kittlitz’s Murrelets (Seattle)

Water & Salmon Committee meeting (Seattle)

Presser and House Hearing on the Carbon Pollution Accountability Act (Olympia)

THE JOURNEY CONTINUES - PROTECTING TREATY RIGHTS, SACRED PLACES, AND SUSTAINABLE LIFEWAYS

Birding Walk (Conway)

Seattle Legislative Climate Action Forum

Olympia Legislative Climate Action Forum

Legislative Hearing: Oil Transportation Safety Act (Olympia)

The Wisdom to Survive: A Movie Night for Climate Justice (Tukwila)

Film Screening of Dryland (Spokane)

Mt Baker Volunteer Meeting (Bham)

Snohomish Group Volunteer's meeting (Edmonds)

House bill hearing: SB 5874 / HB 2002 “The Closure of Coal-Fired Electric Generation Facilities”(Olympia)

North Olympic Group Executive Committee Meeting

Canceled Water & Salmon Committee meeting (Seattle)

Seattle ICO Volunteers and Supporters Night Out

Winter Waters 2015 – Restoring the Upper Columbia River (Spokane)

Monthly Leaders/Activists Meeting

Captain Charles Moore, 'A Month in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch'

Soos Creek Park Restoration Event

Snohomish Group Volunteer's meeting (Edmonds)

Mt Baker Volunteer Meeting (Bham)

Water & Salmon Committee meeting (Seattle)

Water & Salmon Committee meeting (Seattle)

Lake Ozette Outing (Olympic Peninsula)