By Everette Phillips Chair, Communications Committee
Photo by Paul Reinstein
Announcing a new series for our Website and Southern Sierran - Understanding Native Species, How to enjoy them, and How to protect them. Let us know your thoughts about what we should feature in this new section.
By Demitri Fierro, Communications Committee Volunteer
Short personal essays highlighting the Angeles Chapter's Green New Voices. Learn what motivates those under 25 or under 30 to get involved with issues that the Sierra Club sees as a priority.
By Morgan Goodwin Senior Director, Angeles Chapter
The Anthropocene is generally considered to be the geologic age where humankind is the dominant force upon the surface of the planet. Let’s talk about how the Angeles Chapter is bringing leadership and sanity to this moment.
By Jonathan Howard, Communications Coordinator
With people unable to get outdoors due to wildfire smoke and a global pandemic, we still wanted to come together, have a little fun, and learn more about our community and our planet. So, we introduced our Virtual Scavenger Hunt.
Photo of the Month
Szela Wojiech's carefully planned shot of comet NEOWISE over Mono Lake in the October issue of Focal Points Magazine, courtesy of the Angeles Chapter Camera Committee. To subscribe, contact the editor.
Happening now: The Newport Beach Film Festival is going virtual for 2020, October 1st - 11th. Click here for tickets and info.
- Webinar: Join California Senator Holly Mitchell and Culver City council member Meghan Sahli-Wells, along with The Climate Center and The Sierra Club, to learn about Culver City’s recent success securing a plan to phase out oil drilling — while calling for a just transition for oil workers. Register now.
- Nuture in Nature: A mental health and Public Lands Zoom webinar on the connections between Public Lands and mental health. Register here.
Noteworthy News: The state is investigating how SoCal Gas may have acted improperly in using rate-payer money to conduct advocacy campaigns to promote fossil fuels at ports. Politico's article is here.
Victory: Los Angeles County Forms Just Transition Taskforce to Clean Up Old Oil Wells. Read more.
Stay tuned! Next month we'll be introducing our new Conservation Program Manager, Kim Orbe.