Plastic Pollution Program

The Repurpose Project is excited to bring you a 4-part educational program about Plastic Pollution. This program, in collaboration with Zero Waste Gainesville, will have 3 live ZOOM presentations and a screening of The Story of Plastic to watch on your own. Registration is required. Amanda Waddle, The Repurpose Project’s […]


Oct 1 6:30pm General Meeting

Please join us as Susan Bottcher, former Gainesville City Commissioner and member of the 2020 Gainesville Charter Review Commission, goes over some of the Gainesville charter amendments you’ll be seeing on the November ballot. Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vote-local-charting-gainesvilles-charter-amendments-tickets-121122660137  or go to https://www.facebook.com/events/372088507150993 Susan is a long-time Gainesville activist and public […]


Nominations for SSJ Sierra Club Executive Committee

The Suwannee-St Johns Group is seeking names of persons interested in serving on the Executive Committee (ExCom). This committee has a total of 11 officers serving staggered 2-year terms. This year we need to fill five positions. We do not elect members for particular positions, just as “members-at-large.” Once the incoming […]


M-CORES Toll Roads Updates

Budget had to be cut to deal with COVID, but DeSantis kept money for new toll roads  By Lawrence Mower, Tampa Bay Times Florida will spend at least $738 million over the next five years on three controversial new toll roads projects under a plan approved by Gov. Ron DeSantis […]


Climate Justice for a Change!

Climate Justice for a Change!July 16th at 6:30 PMLearn more on how Equity, Inclusion and Justice inform our activity at Suwannee-St. Johns Sierra Club. Our panelists include: Wallace Mazon, Dream Defenders & Sunrise Movement E.Stanley Richardson, Founder/Director ARTSPEAKSgnv and Poet Laureate, Alachua County Sign up here to receive an email […]


The Story of Plastic

We are in a plastic crisis.  Plastic pollution is everywhere we look, smothering our oceans and poisoning communities around the world. Meanwhile, Big Plastic only plans to expand production. We need to chart a different course. We invite you to watch “The Story of Plastic”, produced by The Story of Stuff […]


Virtual Tour with Micanopy Joe

Virtual Tour at Mosswood Farm with Micanopy Joe Please join us via Zooom on Thursday, June 4, 2020 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm by signing up on EventBrite here. Suwannee-St. Johns Sierra Club is excited to host our first virtual meeting. Are you interested in starting your own garden? Do you want to […]


This was a HUGE moment for Florida’s springs

This Update from the Florida Springs Council: This week marks SIX MONTHS since the Florida Springs Council wrapped up a legal challenge against the Florida Department of Environmental Protection on behalf of Florida’s Springs. Many of you were following along, sending legal fund donations and notes of encouragement (thank you!) […]


No Roads to Ruin Website Launched

Our new No Roads to Ruin Coalition website:  http://noroadstoruin.org/ We are so pleased to announce that our new No Roads to Ruin Coalition website is now live! Please share the website link as far and wide as possible — via social media and email — to help get the word out and build the “No Build” […]


No Roads to Ruin

April 29 & 30 – Wednesday and Thursday this week we have the opportunity to contribute our opinions of the toll roads to those making the decisions and the rules.  We strongly urge you to sign on to this meeting. Read more STOP THE TOLL ROADS