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 […]

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.  […]