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Houston Sierra Club (local branch of the Sierra Club) holds outings for outdoor activities: hiking, camping, bicycling, backpacking, kayaking, etc. These include local one-day events, weekend trips, and week long trips to National Parks and other destinations.

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National Drive Electric Week: Online & In-person Events, Sept. 23 - Oct. 2

National Drive Electric Week, Sep 23-Oct 2, 2022, is an annual nationwide celebration to raise awareness of the many benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more. Are you considering going electric? RSVP for an in-person or online event to learn from owners who have done so! Some of the online events focus on specific topics, which are listed. The link below takes one to a search engine for the various in-person and online events. Sierra Club is one of the sponsors of National Drive Electric Week.

Note: Online events often have specific themes or topics. Check the individual event description for details. Online events are also NOT listed sequentially by date. Scroll through the list for the date of each event.

Drive Electric Week - Search tool for online and in-person events:
Attend National Drive Electric Week

Houston Monthly Meeting: Trees For Houston, a Resource for the Houston Region

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This meeting will be conducted using Zoom. Everyone is welcome.
7:15 - 7:30 pm: Time for log in, announcements, meet & greet.
Featured program presentation starts at 7:30 pm
Register in advance for this meeting at this link:
To be posted when available

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

PROGRAM TOPIC:
Trees For Houston, A resource for the Greater Houston region

On October 13, Barry Ward, Executive Director of Trees For Houston (TFH) will present and discuss their mission to plant, protect, and promote trees throughout the greater Houston area. Barry will provide an overview of the organization and collaborative partners, describe how environmental clubs can use TFH as a resource and vice versa, and review the benefits and struggles of trees in an urban environment. He will also cover current topics for trees such as recovery from drought, hurricanes, freezes, and more.

Trees provide many environmental and quality of life benefits and are essential for maintaining a biodiverse landscape, habitat for wildlife, and mitigating urban heat.

Founded in 1983, Trees For Houston initially focused its early efforts on planting street trees in the heart of Houston. Now celebrating its 39th anniversary, with over half a million trees planted, the organization has evolved into one that grows, plants, and maintains thousands of trees across the greater Houston region. A diverse urban tree canopy will be an essential component in the effort to adapt to climate change and mitigate urban heat concentrations.

Trees For Houston has announced plans for a new, permanent campus on 1.5 acres in Houston’s Oak Forest area featuring an onsite tree nursery, office space and an education center. The move greatly expands the capacity to distribute more trees to constituents and to provide educational programming for both children and adults.

Trees For Houston website:
Our Mission — Trees For Houston
Trees For Houston video:
2022 Root Ball - Impact Video - YouTube

Feel free to log in early, 7:15pm or so, if you are new to using Zoom, or have other questions.

Bay Area Sierra Club Meeting: Program to be announced

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Bay Area meetings are on 3rd Wednesday of the month, and start at 6:30pm for social hour; speaker and discussion from 7-8:30 pm.

October Meeting Program:

Online Houston Monthly Meeting: Program to be announced

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This meeting will be conducted using Zoom. Everyone is welcome.
7:15 - 7:30 pm: Time for log in, announcements, meet & greet.
Featured program presentation starts at 7:30 pm
Register in advance for this meeting at this link:
To be posted when available

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

PROGRAM TOPIC:
To be announced.

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