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: 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

Calls to Action – Fun Things Too

February 1st:Zero Waste & Circular Economy Forum, 2-5pm Free workshop with representatives from Zero Waste USA Working Food 2019 NW 10th Ave. Gainesville FL February 4th:  Alachua County BoCC Meeting, 1:30 p.m.Discussion on creation of Climate Advisory Committee and Climate Action Plan – turnout needed to ensure the Commissioners know […]

Alachua County Climate Advisory Committee

The Alachua County Commission is scheduled to discuss climate change at a special meeting at 1:30pm, February 4th in the Grace Knight Conference Room. This is a follow up to the BOCC’s November 5th, 2019 meeting where staff was directed to create a Climate Advisory Committee of 9 community members.  […]

Feb 6 2020 Sierra Club Meeting

Cultivating Healthy Communities Through Nature-Based Initiatives LifeSouth Community Center, 4039 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville FL Meet & Greet at 7:00pm, Presentation begins 7:30pm Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood will speak about the connection between nature and wellness and her research into how nature can improve health outcomes. Dr. Sabo-Attwood is an Associate […]


The Santa Fe River Bill of Rights (SAFEBOR) campaign aims to enact new legal safeguards for the Santa Fe River where it borders Alachua County. Campaign organizers and volunteers are poised to gather more than 18,000 petition signatures from registered Alachua County voters in the next six months in order […]

What Lies Upstream

September 5th,  7:30 pm LifeSouth Meeting Room 4309 Newberry Rd Gainesville, FL   Please join Sierra Club for a special showing of this documentary – a true detective story where Cullen Hoback travels to West Virginia to uncover an obscene collusion between chemical corporations and the highest levels of government, […]

A Green New Deal…For Agriculture?

August 1, 2019 6pm – 9pm Frog Drinks hosts SSJ Sierra Club at First Magnitude Brewery Frog Drinks is a community driven meetup event dedicated to professional networking for individuals who work for nonprofit organizations, academia, governmental agencies and eco-conscious companies involved in environmental stewardship and wildlife conservation. Frog Drinks […]

ChangeTheDebate Watch Parties – June 26th

Last November, the Sunrise Movement challenged Democratic leadership with a simple question: What is your plan? That question shook the world. Since then, presidential candidates have been racing to back the Green New Deal, the first plan to treat climate change like the emergency it is. But others have doubled […]