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.
participate with the local group, our 2014
Sierra Club chapter meetings are
scheduled for every second Thursday at the
Downtown Public Library, 200 W. Park Ave. (Click
for map) at 6:30pm.
climbing ferns, winged yams and their ilk got
The Big Bend Group of the Sierra Club
has returned, monthly meetings are a go.
Please check the site later this month, or join our
group, for updates on meeting plans for the
Join us for the March meeting of the Big Bend
Group of the Sierra Club and our guest speaker,
Brian Pelc, of the Nature Conservancy. The topic
this month is "Irradicating Invasive Plant Species
of North Florida." The meeting this month will be
at the United
Church at 1834 Mahan Drive (click for map),
in Tallahassee, on March 13 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. It
will be in the lower level meeting room on the
right (east) side of the building. Learn what
plant species are considered invasive and how best
to remove them from our lands. (An outing will
coincide with this meeting, on Saturday, March 15.
Check here for more information or see our
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
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
To stay informed about Sierra Club events around all
of Florida, go to