Major Events

Special Events  |  Recurring Events | Regular Meetings


Saturday, September 16 at 10:30 a.m.
Discuss energy efficiency and clean energy with residents. The first session is at Sterling Library, 2230 East 30th Street with subsequent sessions on the third Saturday of every month. Details in September/October 2017 newsletter.



Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Bike 29 miles or 3 hours in Geneva, Ohio and see wineries, Lake Erie, the Grand River, covered bridges, Geneva State Park, and nature. Organizer: Dennis Plank, email, 216-939-8229.



Thursday, October 19, 2017 
Two times and locations
Dr. Thomas Croat is an eminent plant systematist from the Missouri Botanical Garden and is a leading authority on the evolution and ecology of the Araceae. His lectures are co-sponsored by the Northeast Ohio Sierra Club, Baldwin Wallace University, and the Cleveland Botanical Garden. The lectures are free and open to the public and will be held both at Cleveland Botanical Garden and Baldwin Wallace on the 19th. More info…



Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Walk 6 miles or 3.5 hours in Medina County, Ohio and see turkey vultures (buzzards), the Buckeye Trail, Whipps Ledges, part of the Emerald Necklace park, and nature. Organizer: Dennis Plank, email, 216-939-8229.

➡ 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:


Contact Jessica Ferrato at 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

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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

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

Lake County Metroparks

Native Plant Society of Northeast Ohio

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes

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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…

Rainforest Committee

On June 9, at the behest of Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa, Ecuador’s National Assembly approved changes to the Organic Law that reduce protection for the marine reserve and facilitate investment of foreign capital for the development of large hotels, resorts, and new residential areas. Read more…