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 2013
Sierra Club chapter meetings are
scheduled for every second Thursday at the
Amtrak Building Community Meeting Room, 918
Railroad Avenue, (Click for map),
918 Railroad Avenue at 6:30pm.
our Outings & Events page for postings on
new events in April & May!
Bend Group Meeting
May 9, 2013
6:30 - 8:30pm
Join us this month for a presentation and
discussion on hydraulic fracturing or "fracking"
in Florida and other efforts to Extract
our Remaining Fossil Fuels.
and its effects have gained national attention in
places like New
York and Pennsylvania, but did you know
lawmakers were considering a bill to place it on
our books here in Florida! Kim Ross,
president of Rethink Energy Florida, has
followed this effort closely both statewide and
nationally, and will discuss the problem, status,
and potential resolutions to our growing need for
natural gas and other fossil fuels. Sponsored by
the Big Bend Sierra Club.
Amtrak Community Meeting Room, 918
Railroad St. (Click
6:30-7:00pm Meet and Greet
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