Daly City passed a resolution asking Governor Brown and the Legislature to Stop Clearcutting in California. It is the first city in San Mateo County and the second in the state to pass such a resolution. Davis passed a similar resolution. It’s part of statewide campaign to stop clearcutting – the damaging conversion of natural forests to tree plantations. The resolution highlights the negative impacts of clearcutting on climate and water.
The drought hits. We are advised to save water by obeying the standard water-saving tips: reduce lawn watering, install low-flow showerheads, take shorter showers, turn the faucet off while brushing teeth or shaving, etc.
But the one thing a person can do that is far more water-saving than all other methods combined -- going vegan (eating a plant-based diet) -- is seldom if ever mentioned by the media as a way to save water.
Here is a trip summary written by 2 participants of the San Jose ICO snow trip to Hutchinson Lodge in Norden in Feb 2014. San Jose ICO is part of the Loma Prieta Chapter that takes inner city and disadvantaged youth to experience the great outdoors. Travis and Benito are participants of the Bill Wilson Center's Drop-in program for homeless young adults in San Jose -JGC, editor
The Sierra Club enthusiastically endorses Measure AA – a vital funding measure that will appear on our June 3 ballots within the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (Midpen) boundaries.
The Bay Area is home to some of the most treasured natural resources in the world, from old-growth redwood forests to clean waterways, breathtaking coastlines, endangered wildlife and miles of trail ideal for hikes and exploration.
Cantor Art Center at Stanford University invite all the volunteers at the Loma Prieta Sierra Club Chapter, and your guests to a special preview on Wednesday, April 23, 10 am to noon. If you are going to this special showing, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 21. I look forward to meeting you. - Margaret Whitehorn