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NOTES OF THE FLORIDA SIERRA CLUB MEETING on December 3, 2016

By Maryvonne Devensky    1)Report By Paul Thibault re: JOHN MUIR  – 150th Anniversary Project  1867-2017 Paul Thibault, Sierra Club member, presented his research on the hike John Muir did from Fernandina Beach to Baldwin 147 miles (in 8 days) in October 1867. Start of trail at Park in FB. […]


Conservation Report January 2017

By Whitey Markle State Legislative Configuration On a good note: State Senator Lauren Book, a Democrat, has been appointed Chair of the Florida Senate Conservation and Environmental Preservation Committee.  Although she appears to have little environmental experience she is probably far more approachable than the former chair of that committee, […]


Note From Outgoing Chair

By Maryvonne Devenksy Hello everyone, As I am stepping down from being the Chair of the SSJ Sierra Group, I would like to share that I have learned a lot, met a lot of spirit minded people who like me want to preserve our natural resources. At times being Chair, […]


NEW CHAIR’S COMMENTS

by Whitey Markle After serving 7 years as the Conservation Chair and Vice Chair, I’ve been elected Chair of the SSJ Group.  I certainly appreciate the EXCOM’s confidence in me and I hope we move forward through this rough time in American and Floridian environmental history. We have a big […]


SSJ’S NEW SOLAR PRESENTATION TO BE PRESENTED AT GENERAL MEETING JANUARY 5, 2017

Solar: Unlimited Energy for the Sunshine State, SSJ’s latest entry into free educational programs, is off to a rousing welcome by citizens interested in understanding the importance of renewal energy sources to the health of our economy, environment, and indeed, the entire planet. Presentations of this 30 minute, leader-led, PowerPoint […]