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[Reminder] Jan 28: Activist Training - Sign Up Today!

January 28th - Activist Training - This year, the Georgia Chapter will launch an activist training series. Youth and adults interested in taking actions on issues they care about, from local conflicts to national dilemmas, should attend. Attendees will receive training in leadership and advocacy skills, including practical tips on how to mobilize communities and influence decision makers when advocating for causes they care about. To RSVP, email Brionte McCorkle at brionte.mccorkle@sierraclub.org

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/

[Reminder] RSVP: Upcoming Sierra Club 101 classes in Decatur

Join us for a free introduction to the Sierra Club and our conservation issues, and learn about opportunities to get involved. Upcoming class: Jan 24.

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/sc101/

Save the Date! Feb 18 - Capitol Conservation Day

Join the Georgia Water Coalition for its annual Conservation Day at the Gold Dome! The day kicks off with an issue briefing and tips on how to lobby, followed by a seasoned lobbyist showing you *the ropes* on the third floor of the Capitol. We will get our picture taken and our strong presence will remind our lawmakers that their constituents care about environmental protection.

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/

[Reminder] Join us: Sierra Club & Beer in Atlanta - Jan 21

On Jan 21, we discuss legislation under the Gold Dome. Find out about our annual Capitol Conservation Day, enjoy great beer from Red Hare Brewing Company, meet like-minded people, and learn something new.

link: http://action.sierraclub.org/site/Calendar?id=175901&view=Detail

Get Chapter Footnotes news (#91), Action Alerts

The latest Chapter Footnotes issue (#90) is now online! Sign up for the Chapter Footnotes, our twice-monthly e-newsletter, and get the latest enviro news. You can also sign up for action alerts to make your voice heard on the issues. Take action - sign up today!

link: http://action.sierraclub.org/site/MessageViewer?dlv_id=0&em_id=379068.0

Jan 28: Activist Training - Sign Up Today!

January 28th - Activist Training - This year, the Georgia Chapter will launch an activist training series. Youth and adults interested in taking actions on issues they care about, from local conflicts to national dilemmas, should attend. Attendees will receive training in leadership and advocacy skills, including practical tips on how to mobilize communities and influence decision makers when advocating for causes they care about. To RSVP, email Brionte McCorkle at brionte.mccorkle@sierraclub.org

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/

RSVP: Upcoming Sierra Club 101 classes in Decatur

Join us for a free introduction to the Sierra Club and our conservation issues, and learn about opportunities to get involved. Upcoming class: Jan 24.

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/sc101/

Join us: Sierra Club & Beer in Atlanta - Jan 21

On Jan 21, we discuss legislation under the Gold Dome. Find out about our annual Capitol Conservation Day, enjoy great beer from Red Hare Brewing Company, meet like-minded people, and learn something new.

link: http://action.sierraclub.org/site/Calendar?id=175901&view=Detail

Come together for the Moral March on GA - Jan 12

Come together for a massive Moral March on GA on Monday, Jan 12 at 10:00 am at our state Capitol in Atlanta. The Moral March on GA is part of a southern wide strategy to build power against extreme, economically unsound policies.

link: https://actionnetwork.org/events/forward-together-rallyteach-in?source=direct_link&referrer=atuarra-mccaslin&can_id=350923c8aa5a5d4a4d84d9eb0e45d972&email_referrer=forward-together-rallyteach-in

[Reminder] Find your next gift in the Sierra Club Store!

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.

link: http://www.sierraclub.org/store/

[Reminder] ICO Giftwrapping Fundraiser: Bring Your Packages!

It's gift-wrapping time again for Atlanta Inspiring Connections Outdoors (ICO)! We will be wrapping gifts for donations Dec 13-24 at the REI Atlanta store. We invite you to bring your packages for a holiday gift wrap to support IOC!

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/ico/rei.aspx

Find your next gift in the Sierra Club Store!

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.

link: http://www.sierraclub.org/store/

ICO Giftwrapping Fundraiser: Bring Your Packages!

It's gift-wrapping time again for Atlanta Inspiring Connections Outdoors (ICO)! We will be wrapping gifts for donations Dec 13-24 at the REI Atlanta store. We invite you to bring your packages for a holiday gift wrap to support IOC!

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/ico/rei.aspx

RSVP: Georgia Chapter Holiday Party - Dec 11

Thanks to your support, the Georgia Sierra Club has had a succcessful year! Join us for food, fun and festivities as we celebrate our accomplishments of 2014 and look ahead to 2015. RSVP today!

link: http://action.sierraclub.org/site/Calendar?id=170561&view=Detail

[Reminder] GA Sierran newsletter: Latest issue is online

Get the latest from the Georgia Sierran (JulOct-Nov-Dec), our Chapter newsletter. It features timely articles on important issues and exciting events in Georgia.

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/news/gasierran.aspx

RSVP: Basic First Aid Training - Dec 6

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

link: http://tioga.sierraclub.org/oars-activity/pages/activity.jsf?activity=69686&otherActivities=false&saddr=

Clayton County MARTA Expansion: A Victory!

The Chapter's RAIL Campaign has been diligently working to expand transit to Clayton County. MARTA Expansion is a victory for transit, people and connected communities. Click for more information and for links to our press release!

link: http://action.sierraclub.org/site/PageNavigator/2014ClaytonGOTV.html

[Reminder] Annual HemlockFest in Dahlonega - Nov 7-9

HemlockFest is a benefit music festival to build awareness and raise funds to help save the eastern and Carolina hemlock trees from the invasive woolly adelgid. Come on out, and bring family and friends!

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/article.aspx?r=751

Join the Sierra Club!

One of the easiest ways to become an activist is to join the Sierra Club, or make a donation. You can get a Sierra Club membership online right now! When you join or give to the Sierra Club you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to preserve irreplaceable wildlands, save endangered and threatened wildlife, and protect this fragile environment we call home. You can be sure that your voice will be heard through congressional lobbying and grassroots action on the environmental issues that matter to you most.

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/mbrshp/

GA Sierran newsletter: Latest issue is online

Get the latest from the Georgia Sierran (JulOct-Nov-Dec), our Chapter newsletter. It features timely articles on important issues and exciting events in Georgia.

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/news/gasierran.aspx

Annual HemlockFest in Dahlonega - Nov 7-9

HemlockFest is a benefit music festival to build awareness and raise funds to help save the eastern and Carolina hemlock trees from the invasive woolly adelgid. Come on out, and bring family and friends!

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/article.aspx?r=751

RSVP: Sierra Club Outings Ldr Training 101 - Oct 9

Have you ever wondered how to become a Sierra Club outings leader? Then join us for our outings leader training class on Oct 9 in Decatur! You will learn how to lead safe, successful trips.

link: http://tioga.sierraclub.org/oars-activity/pages/activity.jsf?activity=66168&otherActivities=false

50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act - Sep 3

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. Visit the website for a listing of events in Georgia.

link: http://www.wilderness50th.org/events.php?useraction=state_list

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