Join us to meet your Legislators to encourage them to vote for environmental bills to increase use of wind and solar renewable energy, recycling, wildlands, public reporting of pesticide usage, reducing stormwater run off, and studying the potential impacts of hyrofracking before allowing it in Maryland. RSVP at maryland.sierraclub.org or call Donna McDowell for info or the office 301-277-7111. Carpools available. Remember to bring your photo id! Thanks, and hope to see you in Annapolis on March 4th.
Earth Day 2013
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The Air & Energy Team of the Chicago Group of Sierra Club works within the Chicago area and beyond for a healthy and green community. We organize, lobby, and educate for cleaner air and sustainable energy choices. Our monthly meetings help plan our active campaigns. We're currently hard at work on CO2 regulations, the Illinois Renewable Portfolio Standard, Keystone XL, Fracking and Home Energy Efficiency.
Slow moderate 2 hr. 4-6 mile hike: Some streets, some trails overlooking the ocean, and city lights. Some steep trails. Only one group, not for beginners. Arrive early, leave at 6:30 P.M. every Monday at the end of Crenshaw Blvd near Del Cerro Park (click on "Get Directions" for more info). Wear sturdy shoes or lug sole boots and bring a red lens flash light for winter times. Rain cancels.
Join the Sierra Club's Phoenix Palo Verde Group for this special intimate performance by singer/songwriter Tom Neilson. Click for more information.
4-5 mi of brisk, fast-paced walking. Meet every Monday at 7 p.m. Hikes start at Belmont Pier parking lot, So. of Ocean Blvd. at end of Termino St., near Belmont Pool side. Free Parking after 6 p.m. Flashlight optional.
Stay safe, warm, healthy and found on the trail and in the wilderness! Learn basic emergency preparedness and response skills, how to stay "found," basic map reading skills, contents of your first aid kit, the ten essentials, hydration, signaling and rescue skills, and prevention of altitude sickness. REI Tustin, 2962 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA 92782, 7-8:30 pm. Meet in the Seminar Room. Host: Charles G. Geller (firstname.lastname@example.org). Click on the blue "Register" link to sign up.
Coal tar driveway sealants are a danger to health and the environment. Join us for a talk by Stephen McCracken. He will explain the concern about the dangerous chemicals involved and their effect on the area waterways.
Attend this meeting to present your ideas to the LPSS Executive Committee or for a glimpse behind the scenes by observing what makes this activity section work. Members-at-large who want to make comments should arrive early to submit their names to the ExCom chair. Public comments are the first item on each month's agenda.
Learn status & issues, help formulate & implement actions involving land use in the Santa Monica Mtns. Keep current on issues and meeting agenda via SMMTF monthly newsletter. Refreshments. 7:30 pm. For information call M. A. Webster for meeting site.
Join us for a day to hike these two Lower Peaks. Located in the Santa Ana Mountains in the Cleveland National Forest. Hike is mostly trail with some short cross country. Estimate 10 miles round trip, 2500’ gain, 6-7 hours of hiking. Slow to moderate pace. Bring food, water and 10 essentials. Contact leaders for details: Dave Comerzan, Ron Schrantz.
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