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Atlanta Group Meetings

Regular group meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, 2089 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE. (Directions & Map) Changes in the meeting location, date, or time will be noted in the meeting announcement.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 7:30 PM
The Elections are coming, The Elections are coming...
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The Primary elections will be on May 20 this year – much earlier than previous times. Eddie Ehlert, Group & Chapter Political Chair, will bring the latest news on the upcoming elections. He will tell us about the candidates that the Sierra Club is endorsing and may even bring some of them to speak to the group.
Location: General membership meetings are held at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, 2089 Ponce de Leon Ave. at the East Lake Drive intersection; entrance to the church is off East Lake Dr. MARTA Bus #2 runs between North Ave. Station and Decatur Station along Ponce de Leon to East Lake Drive.  directions & map »
Note:  Refreshments at 7:00 PM. Program begins 7:30 PM.

The Metro Atlanta Executive Committee meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm (except September). Meetings are usually held at a local eatery, and members are invited to attend and bring their ideas. For information about the location of the next meeting, please contact a committee member.

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2014 Program Schedule

January 14, 2014 | 7:30 PM – The Wilderness Act at 50 Years

Larry Winslett presents about the Wilderness Act new window now after 50 years.

"A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain."

February 25, 2014 | 7:30 PM – News from under the Gold Dome

Date for this meeting changed due to inclement weather.

Neill Herring and Mark Woodall will again come to our February meeting to tell us about what the Georgia General Assembly is up to, since the session began on January 13.

March 11, 2014 | 7:30 PM – Fukushima and Other Nuclear Issues

Glenn Carroll, coordinator of Nuclear Watch South new window (formerly Georgians Against Nuclear Energy) will discuss nuclear issues local and far away--coinciding with the third anniversary of the triple nuclear meltdowns at Fukushima Daiichi, Japan.

REPEAL THE CWIP TAX FOR VOGTLE new window

For more information about a nuclear facility near Georgia: NukeWatch, Savannah River Site new window

April 8, 2014 | 7:30 PM – Global Warming Issue Discussion

Jeff Bragg attended a recent meeting about the results of the global warming conference and will present from those findings. Konrad Hayashi will present on how climate change will affect our health with information on movement of infectious diseases into new territories.

Refreshments at 7:00 PM. Program begins 7:30 PM.

May 13, 2014 | 7:30 PM – The Elections are coming, The Elections are coming...

The Primary elections will be on May 20 this year – much earlier than previous times. Eddie Ehlert, Group & Chapter Political Chair, will bring the latest news on the upcoming elections. He will tell us about the candidates that the Sierra Club is endorsing and may even bring some of them to speak to the group.

Refreshments at 7:00 PM. Program begins 7:30 PM.

June 10, 2014 | 6:30 PM – Annual Picnic at Candler Park

Come join us at the covered picnic tables across from the swimming pool Candler Park in Atlanta for potluck picnic. Bring some food to share. More details forthcoming.

Note: Gather at 6:30 PM, eat at 7:00 PM. There may be a hike before and/or after the picnic.

July 8, 2014 | 7:30 PM – To Be Announced

April 8, 2014 | 7:30 PM – Solar Power in Georgia

August 12, 2014 | 7:30 PM – To Be Announced

September 9, 2014 | 7:30 PM – To Be Announced

October 14, 2014 | 7:30 PM – To Be Announced

November 11, 2014 | 7:30 PM – To Be Announced

December 9, 2014 | 7:30 PM – Annual Pot Luck Dinner

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