Round 2 with Plum Creek

Plum Creek Timber Corporation has been engaged in a massive two-year public relations campaign with the hope that Alachua County Commissioners will approve a dramatic expansion of its development footprint in eastern Alachua County. SSJ Sierra Club supports the community’s existing vision for our future, created after many years of […]

From the Chair – Maryvonne Devensky

Who ever talked about the “slow days of summer” was not talking about my summer…Here are some things I want to share with you: On July 9, the SSJ Executive Committee heard Vice Chair of the National Speleological Society, TJ Muller, explain the position of the NSS in their fight […]


Adena/Sleepy Creek C.U.P. approved by SJRWMD Despite having appealed decision to transfer a Consumptive water Use Permit (C.U.P.) for 14.2 million gallons/day (GPD) of fresh groundwater the Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), the St. Johns River Water Management District (SJRWMD) Governing Board approved it on July 14th. 50 persons spent the […]

Summer ICO Programs

“Whoever said Science is boring is definitely not a member of Cultural Arts Coalition After School Science Clubs and they most certainly have not been to the Cade Museum. This amazing field trip was made possible by our partnership with the Sierra Club.” Nkwanda Jah, Executive Director, Cultural Arts Coalition […]

Letter from Florida Springs Council to Florida DEP

Submitted via email to on July 6, 2015. The Florida Springs Council (FSC) is a consortium of 28 organizations whose 100,000+ members share a deep concern with the health and restoration of Florida’s springs. Since its formation last year, FSC has provided recommendations to Florida’s legislative and executive branches […]