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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 06:59:23 -0800
Coal, India, International
2014 Grassroots Anti-Coal Movements To Watch
Wherever there are coal mines, coal shipping ports, and power plants around the globe, local communities are fighting back against deadly pollution and economic destruction. Today, the Sierra Club released our fourth annual report on some of the world’s major,...
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 12:44:13 -0800
Coal, International
Holiday Season Brings Big Developments For International Coal Financing
While we were celebrating the start of the holiday season last week, there were a lot of big developments around the world to be thankful for, and a few to be wary of. As the world turns its eyes to...
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:11:16 -0800
Coal, International
Grassroots Activists Leading The Fight For A Nuclear Free Future
Susan Corbett, team leader of the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign, has been a leader in anti-nuclear activism since the 1970’s. Growing up in South Carolina, the state with the highest dependence on nuclear energy in the US, she was...
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:50:01 -0800
Energy Solutions, International
The World’s First Rural Feed-In Tariff?
How do we move clean energy access beyond just a light bulb? With millions of dollars in new investment capping a record year for beyond the grid solar markets, that’s the question many are now asking. This record investment is...
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:14:56 -0800
Energy Solutions, India, International
Beyond-the-Grid Is Not Just About Light, It’s About Resiliency
Photo courtesy of Prudhvi Mitra At times when the grid fails, distributed generation offers a way to keep the lights on -- not only in areas beyond the reach of the grid but in cities as well. People often highlight...
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 07:40:31 -0800
Coal, India, International
Despite Crackdown, Indian Courts Side With Public Health, Against Coal
In a huge victory for local communities, public health, and the rule of law, yet another enormous proposed coal plant has been denied clearance in India. In another major setback for the expansion of the coal industry, a panel of...
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:44:42 -0800
Energy Solutions, India, International
Our Solar System Kept Us In Orbit Despite The Hudhud’s Wrath
All photos courtesy of Prudhvi Mitra Kalluri Bhanumathi, Director of the Dhaatri Resource Centre for Women and Children, penned this guest op-ed. One of the greenest cities of India, known for its serene landscapes along the waves of the Bay...


We are the Northern Kentucky Group of the Sierra Club, one of the groups that make up the Cumberland Chapter, Kentucky's presence in the Sierra Club. Our group consists of members who reside in Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Fleming, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Kenton, Mason, Pendleton and Robertson counties and we are your neighbors and friends!

Our Northern Kentucky group was formed in 1982, and we have monthly informative meetings and offer an annual program of hiking, backpacking, bicycling, canoeing and service outings. The Sierra Club was founded in 1892 by John Muir. To learn more about the Sierra Club’s history and accomplishments over the past century click here.

Please come to any of our meetings to meet us, join us to help protect the enviroment and have fun at the same time!

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Past Programs
Digital Library Environmental Resources, Ann Schoenenberger, Digital Librarian at Kenton County Public Library

The Secret Love Life of Birds, Dan Sweigard, Florence Wild Birds Unlimited

Taking Root, Scott Beuerlein, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

Sam Avery - Activism and Keystone XL Pipeline

Morgan Atkinson, Film, Wonder: The Lives of Anna and Harlan Hubbard

KY Escrap field trip, Electronics Recycling

Fernald Preserve Tour - Nature and Wetlands

CVG (Airport) Environmental Tour

Monarch Butterflies - Dr Bill Thoeney

Donavan Hornsby, Campbell County Conservancy

SD1 and Treatment of Northern Kentucky's Waste Water, David Rager Executive Director, Craig Frye, Jim Gibson, Lisa Hollander

Brewster Rhoads, Green Umbrella

Steve Barbour, Executive Director, Sheltowee Trace

Field trip to Eagle Bend Alpacas,tour by owner Linda Salsbury

Field trip to CompostCincy, tour by owner Grant Gibson

Kristine Frech, Licking River Greenway and Trail

Doug Bell, Citizens Climate Lobby

Jerry Von Handorf, Slide show of trip to Galapagos Islands


Joint Film Fest with Kentuckians for the Commonwealth on Northern Kentucky Water Issues

Demonstration of Outings Gear, Urban Outfitters

John Duke, Composting

Charlene McGrath, personal experience video of Peace Corps in Afganistan

Field Trip - East Row Garden Club Community Garden, tour by Organizer, Rachel Comte

Edible Ohio Valley

Lane Boldman, Sierra Club activism re Mountain Top Removal

Pat Fox, Friends of Big Bone

Peter and Gudrun Seifert, slide show of "Hiking the Alps from Nice, France to Vienna, Austria"

Melissa English - “There Is a Better Way – A Presentation about the Rumpke Landfill”, Ohio Citizen Action

Aloma Dew - “Terra Madre – Many Voices for Sustainability and Justice"

Tom Comte - "Gunpowder Creek Watershed Initiative"

Maggie Green - Author, "The Kentucky Fresh Cookbook"

Picnic/Kayak Happening with Team River Runner with kayaks provided by Roads, Rivers and Trails- AJ Jolly Park

Doug Stephens and Elain Kuhn - Linden Grove Cemetery and Botanical Garden,

Devon Schenk - NKU Center for Applied Ecology

Ron Colwell and Mia Schmit, Travelogue of trip to Yucatan Peninsula

Tim Guilfoile - Update on national Sierra Club


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