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!

{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

Become an activist: Support the Sierra Club!

Dec 09, 2014 -- An easy way to become an activist is to join the Sierra Club. Another way is to make a donation. Either way, you'll know that you are helping to preserve and protect this fragile environment we call home. Read More

Find your next gift in the Sierra Club Store!

Dec 02, 2014 -- Shop at the Sierra Club store for great gifts -- calendars, books, cards, posters, and more. And remember: A portion of the proceeds of all sales directly supports the Sierra Club's programs and activities. Read More

ICO Giftwrapping Fundraiser: Bring Your Packages!

Nov 28, 2014 -- It's gift-wrapping time again for Atlanta Inspiring Connections Outdoors (ICO)! We're wrapping gifts for donations Dec 13-24 at the REI Atlanta store. Support us - bring your gifts for a holiday wrap! Read More

Get Chapter Footnotes news (#89), Action Alerts

Nov 26, 2014 -- Sign up for the Chapter Footnotes (issue #89), 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

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

Join us: Sierra Club & Beer in Atlanta - Nov 19

Nov 05, 2014 -- Want to know about what the GA Sierra Club has done in 2014 and plans to do in 2015? Then this event is for you! On Wed, Nov 19, 7pm join us for 2014's last Sierra Club and Beer. We hope to see you there! 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

GA Sierran newsletter: Latest issue is online

Oct 19, 2014 -- The latest issue of the GA Sierran (Oct-Nov-Dec) is now online. The newsletter features timely articles on important issues and exciting events in Georgia. Read More

50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act - Sep 3

Aug 31, 2014 -- On Sep 3, our nation will celebrate *50 Years of Wilderness*. A website has been created listing local, regional, and national events, includ. the National Wilderness Conference. Click here for GA events Read More

Come together for the Moral March on GA - Aug 23

Aug 06, 2014 -- Come together for a massive Moral March on GA from Woodruff Park to our state Capitol. The Moral March on GA is part of a southern wide strategy to build power against extreme, economically unsound policies. 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

Register to Vote Online or by Mail - It's Easy!

May 05, 2014 -- Register to vote now! You can register online or by mail. It'll only take a few minutes, and it's easy! Tell your friends, family, and co-workers, and make sure they are registered to vote as well. 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

Solar Freedom Introduced in Georgia House: HB 874

Feb 01, 2014 -- Solar energy continues to be a hot topic in GA, and now the General Assembly is turning up the heat after the Public Service Commission has made great strides expanding solar in Georgia over the past year. 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