Monthly Archives: July 2012

Looking for leaders

We are looking for leaders! The Suwannee-St. Johns Sierra Club Group needs leadership. The Executive Committee (EXCOM) election will occur in the Fall. Our membership is loaded with talented and sincere personnel and there are experts on local issues out in the periphery of our 15 county Group. We need […]

Poe Springs Cleanup–1985

                                                   This picture of our boys and their scout buddies was taken at the first Poe Springs Clean-Up in 1985.  This outing was organized by us and John Mahon. They dug a car out of a sinkhole, broke it up with axes, and filled 3 BFI bins with garbage that […]

Environmental Protection Department Review

During the past few months the Environmental Protection Advisory Committee (EPAC) conducted an oversight review of the County’s Environmental Protection Department (EPD), with a particular focus on the following questions: • Is EPD effective and efficient? • Do any of its services duplicate services provided by other agencies? • Does EPD […]

Silver River Rally – June 23, 2012

                                                On June 23rd the Florida Conservation Coalition spearheaded one of the largest and most successful environmental events in recent memory at Silver River State Park, where thousands showed up to protest the degradation of one of the Florida’s most spectacular springs.  Bob Graham began by thanking local groups for […]