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Mission Statement

To explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth;

To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources;

To educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives.


 

 

 

 

 
   


The Sierra Club was founded in 1892 and is America's oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization. Inspired by nature, we are 1.3 million of your friends and neighbors, working together to protect our communities and the planet.

The Santa Margarita Group is a part of the San Gorgonio Chapter, serving the Inland Area of Southern California since 2008.

 

   

 

Welcome!

Save the Date:

Meadow Day October 29

The Meadow Management committee is pleased to announce another Meadow Day, Saturday, October 29th, at 12PM. Come hear about the pending stream restoration, and how it is being promoted as a model project for Riverside County’s watershed management. Be there for the unveiling of the new, master plan for the our meadow’s restoration, and learn about the Americorps team who will work on our land for six weeks, all in the name of service to the community.

We have fabulous speakers on cutting edge subjects that all touch on Meadowview, your back-yard.. The event is free, come and hear about the exciting things happening in your neighborhood!

Speaker line-up: (times approximate)

12:00 -12:20: Grasslands and greenhouse gasses: California’s new energy policy
Dan Noble, Executive Director, Association of Compost Producers

12:30 -12:45: Meadowview’s milestone stream restoration: a first for Riverside County
Stuart Mckibbon, Chief of Watershed Protection Division, Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District

12:45 - 1:00: Working with Nature to Heal the Harm
Tory R. Walker, PE, CFM, LEED GA, QISP
Stream Restoration engineer

 

 


 


 

1:30 - 2:00: Restoring the meadow: a comprehensive land management plan
Kevin Muno, Ecology Artisans

2:00 - 2:15: A team on the ground: Meadowview’s service minded volunteers
James Griffin, Americorps

2:15 - 2:40: The state of the meadow: where we are and where we’re going
Kurt Campbell, Wildlife Biologist and Meadowview resident

We’ll also have a native plant sale, and compost education (and goodies) from Riverside County Department of Waste Resources


Our activities have focused on education about our environment, preservation and improvement of our local water quality, and wildlife protection.

We have expanded our ability to communicate within our organization and with the public by creating our webpage, Facebook, the Outdoor Family Meetup and our Blog “What’s Up”.... Click here for even more about what's going on in our Group!

OUR SANTA MARGARITA GROUP GENERAL MEETINGS ARE HELD ON THE 2nd THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH EXCEPT IN JULY AND AUGUST AT THE TEMECULA VALLEY LIBRARY, 30600 PAUBA ROAD, TEMECULA STARTING AT 6:00PM.

For more information, please email us at sierraclubsmg@gmail.com, visit our blog "What's Up": http://sierraconservation.blogspot.com/, or
our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/SierraClubSantaMargaritaGroup For our Outdoor Families information visit: www.meetup.com/Outdoor-Families.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
     
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