November/December 2013 Newsletter

Northeast Ohio Sierra Club Endorses Candidates for November 5 General Election

Sierra Club’s long history of activism includes political support for environmentally progressive elected officials.  A Sierra Club endorsement recognizes a candidate’s strong history of leadership on environmental issues, and backs the candidate’s commitment to environmental causes.  By endorsing elected officials at the local level, Sierra Club seeks to encourage local leadership in the implementation of conservation and sustainable strategies, as well as to communicate to our members which candidates demonstrate a track record for, and show the greatest potential for, harmonizing our cities and communities with nature. Read more…

The Beast is Dead: On the final demise of the Ridge Road incinerator

In September, the City of Cleveland finally threw in the towel on its proposed Ridge Road incinerator. Words cannot express the joy of a campaign well fought, and well won. Read more…

Water Committee News

Updates about the Water Committee, Water Sentinels, Clean Water Fellowship, lectures and speakers we enjoyed recently and our cleanups and watershed actions. Read more…

Say no to a Keystone XL PipelinePhoto Recap

Good time gathering to demonstrate against the building of Keystone XL! View photos…

Events

November 16, 10 AM.  Bike Ashtabula
Bike 21 miles or 2 hours in Ashtabula, Ohio and see Lake Erie, Conneaut Railroad Museum, covered bridges, vineyards, and nature.  Call Dennis Plank for more information 216-939-8229 or contact him via email.

November 20, 7 PM.  Pub Night in Lorain
This month we’re reaching out to our members on the far west end of NEO.  Join us at Jackalope Lakeside (301 Lakeside Ave. in Lorain) to find opportunities for environmental activism in Lorain County. Or just come to meet other members! Refreshments provided. Free and open to the public!

November 30, 10 AM.  Walk Hinckley Reservation Metropark (Buckeye Trail)
Walk 6 miles or 3.5 hours and see birds, vulture habitat, Hinckley Lake, the Rocky River, the Buckeye Trail, and nature.  Call Dennis Plank for more information 216-939-8229 or contact him via email.

UPCOMING EXCOM MEETING DATES

Wednesday, November 6
Thursday, December 5
Thursday, January 9
Thursday, February 6
Tuesday, March 4

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