Before Nepal's devastating quakes, Chapter members visited and brought much-needed gifts

Villagers in Nepal hold up their gifts from Angeles Chapter members: Luci Lanterns. Credit: Barry Koeb

Andrew Jones' passion for the planet drives generous bequest to Sierra Club

Andrew W. Jones on the Mt. Lowe Trail. Credit: Rachel Siegel

Awards for Chapter volunteers: Photos from the annual banquet

Sierra Club elects first African-American president

The Sierra Club's national board of directors has elected officers for the upcoming board term 2015 to 2016. Aaron Mair of Schenectady, N.Y., was elected as president. Mair, the Sierra Club’s first African-American president, has been working for environmental justice in New York for over three decades. One of Mair’s goals as president is to make diversity, equity, and inclusion real within the Sierra Club, including its grassroots.

New Schedule of Activities for May 2015

Angeles Chapter partners with Pando Populus to sponsor ecological conference in June

Pando Populus is a platform for people who care about big ideas and the Earth. The organization aims to create an ecological civilization by serving as a forum from which to challenge basic assumptions of the modern industrial world and propose smart, green alternatives.

The Sierra Club is partnering with Pando Populous on an environmental conference from June 4 to 7 at Pomona College in Claremont, Calif.

Thank you donors who brought valuable material to our Living Legacy Library!

Donations continue to grow the Angeles Chapter's Living Legacy Library. Credit: Rod Currier

Have a solution to the California drought? Play the Innovation Games: Water

Think you have a good idea on how to save water and help California during its crippling drought? Or just have a great water-saving or water-protecting idea? Here's your chance to share your idea and get help implementing it too.

Meet newly elected Sierra Club 2015 board members

The ballots have been counted and newly elected members to the 2015 Sierra Club Board of Directors are:

--Allison Chin

--Spencer Black

--Margrete Strang Rangnes

--Liz Walsh

--Steve Ma

These five join the 15-member board. Angeles Chapter members Susana Reyes, Dean Wallraff as well as Loren Blackford, Donna Buell, Michael Dorsey, Jim Dougherty, Charles Frank, Jessica Helm, Aaron Mair and Robin Mann will remain on the governing board.

Sierra Club to Big Oil: There are no 'clean' fossil fuels

Earlier this year, the Sierra Club Board of Directors adopted a strong and clear policy opposing all hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for natural gas and oil.


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