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Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014

Upcoming outings, meetings, special events, and environmental news from the Savannah River Group. See what's happening near you. We encourage all of you to participate: Let us know what you want and we will plan things according to the demand.

July 2014
Jul 11 
  • {Event} Potluck Dinner and Movie Night - Jul 11
    DATE/TIME: 11 Jul, 6:30pm. DESCR: Attend an "inside outing" to learn more about the President's Clean Energy Plan and coal power in general. Bring a dish to share. We will watch a movie about coal power (likely, *Shift: Beyond the Numbers of the Climate Crisis*).Highlight of evening will be Seth Gunning, the Chapter's Beyond Coal organizer from Atlanta. He will answer questions and provide information about what the Sierra Club is doing to support the Clean Energy Plan. If you missed his engaging presentation at a recent monthly meeting, be sure to at least stop by and meet him-he's back by popular demand! Please let us know you can attend by contacting April Wilson,, (414)-232-8871
Jul 18 - Jul 19 
  • {Outing} Car camping at Mistletoe State Park: Jul 18-19
    Car camping at Mistletoe State Park. Fun for the whole family! Bring your tent and lets have a party under the stars. Next morning join us for a hike and then spend the day at the lake (even if you do not camp). Reservations for camping required. Contact Cathy Black,
Jul 29 
  • {Event} EPA Public Hearing and Rally in Atlanta - Jul 29
    The Presidents Clean Energy Plan is a VERY big deal for the climate. It will reduce dangerous carbon pollution from power plants 30% by 2030 and spur investment in a clean energy for a more energy efficient economy. The EPAs very first hearing on the plan is in Atlanta on 29 July. Georgia Power is sure to have a big crowd to speak against the rule. To ensure that EPA and our elected officials hear a clear and resounding message that Georgians want swift and bold action opposing climate change, the GA Chapter is working to have over 500 Sierra Club members and supporters attend the hearing and also a big rally that day. We need you there... The GA Chapter will help with travel arrangements for a group from Augusta to attend on 29 July. We will have more information on the Clean Energy Plan at the Pot Luck on July 11th at our movie night and potluck with Seth Gunning. Contact April at
August 2014
Aug 03 
  • {Outing} Horn Creek Trail Hike - Aug 3
    DATE: August-03-2014, TIME: 8:00am. DESCR: Horn Creek Trail Hike. Easy 5.7 mile hike in Sumter National Forest. It sounds long but we will take it easy. Join us in the cool of the morning. Contact Cathy Black at
Aug 23 
  • {Event} 4th Annual Sierra Club picnic - August 23
    DATE: Aug-23-2014, TIME: 11:00am. PLACE: Mistletoe State Park. Cookout and potluck lunch under pavilion #1. Meet old friends and make new ones at our annual picnic social at the lake. Bring a dish, your swim suit and water toys! Fun for the whole family. For more info contact Sam at