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Sierra Club Florida



Welcome to the Big Bend area Sierra Club chapter website. Founded by John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is one of America's oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organizations.

To participate with the local group, our 2014 Sierra Club chapter meetings are scheduled for every second Thursday at the United Church in Tallahassee, 1834 Mahan Dr. (click for map) at 6:30pm.

If you missed the latest meeting, Do Not miss the next outing... join us for a 4-mile round trip hike from Lafayette Heritage Trail Park to the bridge at Tom Brown Park and back. Check our Outings page for more info. 

Do you know the difference between a Northern and Southern Cricket Frog? Join us for our monthly meeting on May 8th to learn about these and other frogs of Florida. At our next gathering, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologist, David Cook, will discuss Florida's many species of frogs and toads, demonstrate characteristic frog calls and bring live examples to see and touch. Hop over to the United Church of Tallahassee at 1834 Mahan Drive (click for map) from 6:30p - 8p.

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The Big Bend Group of the Florida Chapter is currently being reorganized. We will be posting more information on group meetings, local and regional activities as well as dates for leadership meetings.

Check out the newsletter page to read about a new petition set up to help establish better manage of nutrient pollution from waste water, particularly septic systems that presently are unregulated but have nevertheless been identified as the principal threat (existing and future) to Wakulla's water quality and biological health. Help protect Wakulla Springs and the surrounding waterways by signing this petition ... and please spread the word.

If you would like to become a leader or a volunteer in the new organization, please email the Craig.Diamond@florida.sierraclub.org.

To stay informed about Sierra Club events around all of Florida, go to florida.sierraclub.org.