About Us

Sierra Club

The Coastal Group is part of the Georgia Chapter of the Sierra Club.

Our Group serves residents in Savannah, GA.

We work to protect Georgia's coastal marshland with legislative, legal, scientific, technical, communications and advocacy techniques.

(Photo courtesy of Jim Darby)

Group News

If you are interested in finding out what is happening environmentally in your local area, what other Sierrans who live near you are doing, or if you want to meet others of like mind, please contact us!

Coastal Group Newsletter (.pdf)

Last Updated: Friday, December 11, 2009


{Boston.com} 10 cheap and eco-friendly costume tips

Posted: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 11:31:00 +0000

This Halloween is shaping up to be pretty scary. But this year it's not witches and ghosts that have us scared. It's the voting issues: the frightening economy and environment. Luckily, our friends at craftster.org have offered up 10 crafty ideas to help keep your Halloween costumes inexpensive, eco-friendly, and still plenty scary. That is, the good kind of scary. Click here for tips


Chapter News

RSVP: Sierra Club Outings Ldr Training 101 - Apr 25

Mar 13, 2015 -- Have you ever wondered how to become an outings leader? Then join us for our outings leader training class on Feb 21 in Kennesaw! You will learn to lead safe, successful trips. Read More

Join us: Sierra Club & Beer in Atlanta - Mar 18

Mar 10, 2015 -- March 18 at Park Tavern: Sierra Club and Beer provides a space and great beer for meeting like-minded people, while learning something new. Team trivia and door prizes make it even more interesting! RSVP Read More

Get Chapter Footnotes news (#94), Action Alerts

Mar 10, 2015 -- Sign up for the Chapter Footnotes (issue #94), our twice-monthly e-newsletter, and get the latest enviro news. You can also sign up for action alerts. Make your voice heard on the issues - sign up today! Read More

2015 John Muir Outings Series: Get outdoors!

Mar 06, 2015 -- Each weekend in April, enjoy and explore some of the most beautiful places in GA. Learn about conservation efforts to protect the environment. Join us as we share our visions of a grand, sustainable GA. RSVP Read More

Earth Hour: Switch Off Your Lights - Mar 28

Mar 06, 2015 -- On Mar 28 at Earth Hour (8:30p-9:30p), millions of people around the world will call for action on climate change by doing something quite simple — turning off their lights for one hour. Make the switch! Read More

Feb 27: Next South Conference - Register Today!

Feb 25, 2015 -- Next South is the largest conference in the SE dedicated to future leaders committed to sustainability. Register to hear industry speakers and expert panels, and attend a career fair with top organizations. Read More

Southface: Planning for a Sustainable Atlanta - Mar 6

Feb 23, 2015 -- Join current and former Atlanta Planning Commissioners as they discuss the new development boom in Atlanta and what we need to position Atlanta as a forward-thinking sustainable city of the future. Register Read More

Feb 24: "Stop Fast Track" Town Hall - Register Today

Feb 20, 2015 -- The last thing workers need is a bad trade deal. Join Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, AFL-CIO Pres. Richard Trumka, Union Ldrs and Community Allies for a Town Hall Mtg to help stop Fast Track. Register Read More

GA Sierran newsletter: Latest issue is online

Feb 01, 2015 -- The latest issue of the GA Sierran (Jan-Feb-Mar) is now online. The newsletter features timely articles on important issues and exciting events in Georgia. Read More

Become an activist: Support the Sierra Club!

Dec 09, 2014 -- Your support counts! Join, renew or donate to the Sierra Club, and help us work to preserve wildlands and wildlife, keep our air and water clean, and solve global warming. Read More

RSVP: Basic First Aid Training - Dec 6

Nov 22, 2014 -- This class is for Sierra Club volunteers who want to lead outings (hike, bike, kayaking, etc.). It is a general Basic First Aid class with added contents for Wilderness Emergency Care. Dec 6, 10am - 1pm.. Read More

Clayton County MARTA Expansion: A Victory!

Nov 04, 2014 -- Our RAIL Campaign has been hard at work to expand transit to Clayton County. MARTA Expansion is a victory for transit, people and communities. Click here for more info and links to our press release! Read More

Rally and March on Clean Power Plan: Jul 29

Jul 21, 2014 -- We are organizing a rally and march of hundreds of people during the EPA hearing on Clean Power Plan, the first ever national plan to reduce carbon pollution from coal plants. You should be there! Read More

NEW! Georgia Sierra Club Meetup Group

May 22, 2014 -- Find out how you can explore, enjoy, and protect the planet! Our Meetup group announces events, outings and volunteer opportunities that bring us together for fun times and support our campaigns. Join us! Read More

May is Bike Month: It's Time for Pedal Power!

May 21, 2014 -- Want to commute by bike at least some of the time but not sure how to get started? The Sierra Club has bike commuting resources that tell you all you need to know. So get rolling! Read More

Take Action: Protect the Georgia Coastal Marshes!

May 04, 2014 -- If Governor Deal*s decision to stop protecting thousands of acres of invaluable salt marsh is allowed to stand the consequences will be severe. Take action today to stop the Coastal Marsh Buffer Massacre! Read More

Green Tea Coalition: Utility Customer Bill of Rights

Oct 07, 2013 -- The Green Tea Coalition feels that utility customers deserve freedom of choice, protection from undue financial risk. Read our Utility Customer Bill of Rights. Unlock the full potential of our energy future! Read More

Renewing GA Driver's License Just Got Harder

Jul 03, 2012 -- Big changes took effect Sun, July 1st for drivers looking to renew, reinstate or obtain a new GA driver's license. For details and a complete checklist of acceptable documents, visit the D.D.S. website. Read More

{The South} Coastal Keepers

Aug 02, 2009 -- A group of people in the Lowcountry are working to clean up our waterways and shores. The South magazine presents five of those dedicated individuals and reminds us all that it's time we join them. Read More