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PDF January/February 2006
e-mail December 20, 2005
e-mail October 28, 2005


The Power of Many
How We Saved the Arctic Refuge (For Now)
Getting Somewhere on the Bridges to Nowhere
Cities Get Cool
Measuring Mercury
Fighting for the Valle Vidal
Building Trust
There's No Limit to Colorado's Power
Finding Common Ground
Trickle-Down Activism
‘Hey, I Can Do This’
I Can Smell for Miles and Miles
Building Environmental Community One Canyon at a Time
Paper to Pixels
Sierra Summit Soars
‘Why Live If You Don't Have Something to Struggle For?’
Expanding Excom
Club Charts Direction for Next Five Years
Big Easy to Beltway: ‘Where's the Beef?’
2005 Timeline
Faces of the Sierra Club


Hope Surfaces in Katrina's Wake
Snapshots from the Summit
Democracy Breaks Out
Rally for the Arctic
A Better Legacy
Thoroughbred Power Plant Blocked
John Swingle
Betsy Bennett
Larry Fahn
Is Your City a Cool City?
Endangered Species Act Endangered
Smithfield Shareholder Resolution
Owens Valley Victory
New Energy Bill Exploits Katrina
From the Editor: Wake of the Flood
Search for a Story
Back Issues

The Planet
Faces of the Sierra Club 2005

Paddling, Digging, Wading, and Weeding:

Pittsburgh Sierra Club activists Don Erdeljac, Dave Rizzo, and Rachel Martin get ready to paddle up the cold Allegheny River to deliver a message—actually, 4,000 messages—to the Department of Environmental Protection at Washington's Landing in November. Those bundles in ther hands are postcards from area residents calling for stricter limits on mercury pollution.


Sarah James, a member of the Gwich'in Steering Committee, comes to the Sierra Summit all the way from Arctic Village, the northernmost Native village in the United States, calling for portection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Gwich'in diet is based on wild caribou meat. PHOTO BY DAVID WASSERMAN.


Club Partnerships Program staffers Lyndsay Moseley, left, and Melanie Griffin flank civil rights leader Rev. Joseph Lowery at a diversity summit in October. PHOTO BY ALAN SPEARS.


A girlf from the Chicago and Northern Indiana Boys and Girls Clubs tests water quality at the Indiana Dunes as part of the Building Bridges to the Outdoors program, sponsored by the Sierra Club Youth Services Program and the Illinois Chapter. PHOTO BY MARTIN LEBLANC.


It's Mr. Green, a.k.a. Bob Schildgen, Sierra's advice columnist, dispensing his wisdom at the Sierra Summit. PHOTO BY JOHN BYRNE BARRY.


Two participants on Sierra Summit service outings, one removing invasive species at Crissy Field, above, the other doing trail work at Sutro Baths, below. PHOTOS BY DAVID WASSERMAN.




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