Our cultural and wildlife journey takes us by rail and van to three incredible national parks where we'll have a good chance of seeing wild tigers, superb birds, and possibly all of the big game animals on the Indian subcontinent. We will explore the beguiling treasures of this ancient land, including the medieval monuments of Khajuraho, the sublimely magnificent Taj Mahal, and the mysterious lost temples reclaimed by the forest and taken over by big cats. Accommodations are in hotels and nature lodges.
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Southwest of Tucson, beneath an incomparable night sky, peaceful foothills surround our rustic lodging near Baboquivari Peak. We'll work to enhance grassland and woodland habitats of endangered species.
Trade in the winter doldrums for the crystal clear waters of Vieques, a peaceful Caribbean island with a complex history. Our trip will mix adventure and relaxation as we explore the island, learn about its history, take a guided kayak trip, snorkel, and relax on beautiful sandy beaches. Also included are guesthouse accommodations and nighttime paddling in a world-famous bioluminescent bay.
MAR 6-9 (THU-SUN) SPRING ATJOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK CARCAMP
Visit Joshua Tree National Park when temperatures are cooler and wild flowers may be blooming. We may explore palm oases, boulder areas, and desert canyons or climb peaks within the Park. Camp in the Indian Cove campground (picnic tables, fire grates, and pit toilets). Bring your own drinking water or fill up at the Indian Cove Ranger Station. Hikes may be off trail. Some vehicle travel on dirt roads may be required. Cost is $30 per person and includes 3 nights of camping. $20 deposit required to confirm participation. Group size limited to 16. For reservation information call leader: Rich Juricich, firstname.lastname@example.org, 916-492-2181. Delta Sierra Group/ CNRCC DESERT COMMITTEE
Join us on an exploration of southern, central, and northern Vietnam, visiting many of the most beautiful, important, and interesting natural and cultural sites from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi. We'll hike in a national park, snorkel, and kayak on Ha Long Bay (all physical activities are optional). We'll stay overnight in a mountain village and experience Vietnamese culture through music, dance and water-puppetry performances.
**MAR 7 (FRI) 8:00 AM SILVER PEAK VIA 3N36 HIKE
This 9 mile strenuous hike will utilized Forest Service road 3N36 to get us to our final destination 6767’ Silver Peak with its spectacular views of the high desert and Bighorn Mountains. Bring at least two quarts of water, lunch, sunscreen, sunglasses, and hat. We will meet at the Vons parking lot at 42170 Big Bear Blvd. Big Bear Lake, CA at 8:00 AM. For trailhead information or to confirm call Ed Wallace 909 584 9407 or email at email@example.com BIG BEAR GROUP
MAR 7 (FRI) 9:00 AM S B MTS, GREEN VALLEY LAKE SNOWSHOE/HIKE
Green Valley Lake has some of the best snow in our local mountains, so come and join me for a day of fun. No prior snowshoe experience is necessary--it is not difficult to learn--just another form of hiking. You need to provide your own equipment. MEET: in Green Valley Lake across from the post office (33271 Green Valley Lake Rd, Green Valley Lake, CA 92341) at 9 AM. WEAR layered clothing, BRING: No need to bring lunch just a snack and water. LEADER: SANDY ELLIS. 909-867-7115, <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Please CALL to check on weather conditions. If no snow, we will hike. MOUNTAINS GROUP
<p>On Friday, March 7, join Sierra Club and dozens of allied groups to deliver over 1,000,000 public comments to the State Department declaring that Keystone XL is NOT in our national interest!</p>
<p>This event will wrap up a 30-day public comment period on whether Keystone XL is in our national interest. After reviewing these comments, the State Department will make its final recommendation to President Obama. Join us at the State Department on Friday to make sure they hear our message loud and clear!</p>
<p><B>RSVP:</B> <a href="http://action.sierraclub.org/site/PageServer?pagename=event_NAT_Oil_KXL_...
<p>If you haven't already, <a href="http://act.energyactioncoalition.org/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action... Secretary Kerry #NOKXL</a> </p>
<p>WHAT: Keystone XL comment delivery at the State Department </p>
<p>WHERE: Meet at Galvez Park, around the corner from the State Department, Virginia Avenue & E Street, NW <a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/Galvez+(Bernardo+De)+Parkemail@example.com,-77.0482308,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x7890a8e51bc0fec2">(map)</a>
<p>WHEN: Friday, March 7, 11:30-1:00 p.m.</p>
Backcountry oriented fun-filled weekend. Ski downhill or snowboard on Mammoth Mtn, daily leader led backcountry ski tours and snowshoe tours. Visit geological formations. Ski on your own at Tamarack Nordic Ski Center. Non Skiers Welcome. Quality Inn lodging, two person, 2 beds/private bath, microwave, fridge, indoor spa. Close to shopping, night life, casual and fine dining, free shuttles. Leave Orange County 2:00 pm. South Bay and Sylmar pick-up later. Return Orange County Sunday approx 10pm. Includes bus, lodging, full breakfast, happy hour, bus refreshments, Sunday dinner. Send 2 sase OR 1 sase and e mail address, phones, $305 (made out to Orange County Sierra Singles) to Reserv: Beth Martin, 530 South Lake Ave. #708, Pasadena CA 91101 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Leader: Keith Martin (email@example.com). Asst: Donna Specht, Mark Mitchell, Snowshoe ldrs: Kent Schwitkis, Sherry Ross.
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