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Divest Ohio Launch Training – January 14-16
Sign up with your local team for Divest Ohio! On MLK weekend, January 14-16, we’re bringing together teams from across Ohio that are committed to running campaigns to fight for climate justice. 
https://www.facebook.com/events/298471070554509/

Email Rachael Colyer rachaelcolyer@gmail.com for more info.

Year of Vibrant Green Space Kickoff – Fri., January 20, 11-2 PM, Cleveland City Hall Rotunda, 601 Lakeside Ave, Cleveland 44114. This is the first event of Sustainable Cleveland 2017. Learn what you can do to help create thriving green spaces for our communities. Free and Open to the Public.

Ohio Sierra Club Retreat – Sat. & Sun., January 28th & 29th, Maumee Bay State Park. Each year dozens of Sierra Club leaders, volunteers and student activists gather at our annual retreat. The weekend will be filled with fun activities, presentations on local environmental issues, and speakers.  Go on a group hike, and meet members who are promoting clean air and water in your corner of the State. To register, go to sierraclub.org/ohio.

NEO Sierra Club Meet & Greet – Friday, February 10, 2017,  6pm – 8pm
At Happy Dog in University Circle, 11625 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Want to get involved in the NEOSC? Come find out what we’re doing.  We need more people to help with our environmental challenges. Vegetarian snacks will be provided. This event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, email Nikki at snider.nikki04@gmail.com.

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➡ Every Monday: Meat-Free Monday. Meat production uses tremendous amounts of water and is one of the greatest sources of methane emissions.  Methane is 80%-100% more potent as a greenhouse gas than carbon in a 20 year time period. For more information about Meat-Free Mondays go to: neosierragroup.org/meat-free-mondays

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Contact Jessica Ferrato at jessica.ferrato@sierraclub.org to sign up for a cleanup or a workshop, arrange a drop-off of donated items for a fundraiser, help prepare & distribute rain barrels to salons, volunteer to help out with any event, or find out more!

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Recurring Events

SATURDAYS 3:30 – 4:30 PM
Saturday Walks at the Nature Center Nature Center at Shaker Lakes
2600 S. Park Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio 44120 (Map)

Meet at the front door to the exhibit area each Saturday for a walk around our trails led by the weekend naturalist. Free! For a Nature Walk Schedule, call (216) 321-5935 or visit www.shakerlakes.org

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3RD MONDAY EVERY MONTH, 6-8 PM
City Fresh Mondays
Great Lakes Brewing Company Cellar

A monthly gathering of folks who want to learn, have dialogues and collaborate on issues related to food, health, community development and the environment. Hosted by the New Agrarian Center and Great Lakes Brewing Company. Free! For more info, contact Brad Masi, NAC Executive Director

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Other Resources for Fun Activities Cleveland Metroparks
216-635-3200

Cuyahoga Valley National Park
216-524-1497 or 440-546-5991

Lake County Metroparks
800-227-PARK

Native Plant Society of Northeast Ohio
330-562-4053

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes
216-321-5935

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Committee News

Executive Committee

There are many opportunities to volunteer with the Northeast Ohio Sierra Club. We have an opening in our ExCom Committee, we need fundraising and events volunteers, help with Inspiring Connections Outdoors–a program for taking kids on monthly outings and more. Read more…

Coal & Energy

Stand up against coal bailouts in person June 15 in Columbus. June 15 marks the beginning of legal proceedings for First Energy’s bailout proposal. Read more…

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