Conservation Report December 2016

By Whitey Markle Many years ago in Lake City, the Suwannee River Water Management District, the St. Johns River Water Management District, and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection conducted a “public workshop” in which the regional water managers told us of a new plan for conserving the water in […]

November 2016 News From the Chair

By Maryvonne Devensky Hello everyone, I hope you are all enjoying the beautiful weather we are having. It is time to spend more time gardening, camping, hiking, or just “being outside.” Soon the Sandhill cranes will come back to Paynes Prairie and we will hear their beautiful calls over Gainesville. […]


1) GENERAL MEETING tonight, October 6th, Memories of John Muir is CANCELED 2) OPEN HOUSE AT THE Ft WHITE location of new Sierra Office.      This is rescheduled for Saturday NOVEMBER 12, 2016.      PLEASE MAKE CHANGES ON MeetUp page and FB, twitter, whatever we use. 3)  SABAL […]

Conservation Report

By Whitey Markle AMENDMENT 1 “SMART” (DUMB) SOLAR………….VOTE NO ON NOVEMBER 8. See VoteNoOn1.org. Floridians for Solar Choice, Inc. has a wonderful website that explains clearly the circumstances and implications of the “smart” solar amendment (A-1) that will be the first ballot initiative voters will see on November 8th. The […]


By Maryvonne Devensky Memorial week end is here and to remember veterans and values they defended, I propose that you listen to Larry Kirby, a WWII veteran reading an essay about WWII and American values. Please go to http://onpoint.wbur.org/2016/05/26/wwii-vet-larry-kirby  to listen to the 91 year old vet reflecting on the […]