2015 Newsletters

Notes from the Sierra Club meeting in St Petersburg on 10-3-15.

Notes from the Sierra Club meeting in St Petersburg on 10-3-15. We voted on electing the 3 candidates (Kent Bailey – Tampa Bay Chair, Bud Long, from Turtle Coast group -Political Compliance Officer for the Chapter, and Kristine Cunningham, from Nevada – Nevada Chapter Treasurer).   BEYOND COAL Campaign update […]


Unique among environmental organizations, the Sierra Club is run by and for volunteers.  We are truly a grassroots group of citizen activists committed to environmental stewardship and protecting our environment today and for future generations.  There are so many fun and meaningful ways to get involved in the Suwannee St. […]

October 2015 Speaker, Law Professor Joan Flocks

By Daniel Vazquez, Esq. Joan Flocks teaches courses in social justice lawyering, poverty law, and environmental justice.  She was previously an assistant professor at the UF College of Medicine and before that worked for many years as a legal services attorney.  Her areas of funded research include occupational and environmental health, […]

News from the Chair: October 2015, Another Busy Month

September 3, 2015 we had Peggy Macdonald, Executive Director of the Matheson History Museum, as a speaker for our general meeting. We watched her lively presentation on the fascinating life and work of Marjorie Harris Carr, not just the “housewife from Micanopy”, but a scientist and leader of citizens who […]