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 […]


3 PROTESTS, 1 MESSAGE TO GOVERNOR DESANTIS: Veto disastrous Toll Roads and Growth Management bills for the sake of working Floridians, water quality, and our natural environment Three events in Hollywood, St. Petersburg, & Gainesville will span two days, May 14 and 15, and bring a myriad of organizations, businesses, […]

May 2, 2019 General Meeting

Alachua County Commissioner Ken Cornell will discuss current Comprehensive Plan updates, recent fertilizer ban, Bradford County phosphate mine, and more. Please join us at LifeSouth Community Center, 4039 Newberry Rd, Gainesville. Doors open at 7pm, presentation begins 7:30pm. Free and open to the public.

Solar Gators Solar Car

March 23rd, 10:00am The Solar Gators is an organization of about 60 UF students from a wide variety of majors. They are a design team that builds solar-powered electric vehicles and races them against teams from around the world. They are currently trying to raise about $4500 in order to […]