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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:41:31 -0700
Politics
NJ Gov. Chris Christie’s Lose-Lose Move for New Jersey
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Photo: Bob Jagendorf) New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is doing whatever he can to prevent his state from supporting clean energy jobs and climate action. On Monday, Christie again took the path of big polluters...
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 07:05:18 -0700
International, Responsible Trade
Leaked: European Union Trade Document, Translation: Climate Disaster
A leaked European Union trade document, published today by the Washington Post, reveals the dangers of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership for communities and our climate. The document, similar to a previously leaked EU proposal for a chapter on...
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:28:50 -0700
International
Sierra Club calls for Ex-Im bank reform
As the debate in Congress continues around the Export-Import Bank's reauthorization, the way forward is not entirely clear. Some Congressional Republicans believe that the bank should be abolished, while many others on both sides of the aisle believe it needs...
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 07:40:55 -0700
Coal, Coal-Director, Our Wild America
From East to West, Good News for Wilderness and Communities Threatened by Coal Projects
The Sunset Trail Roadless Area in Colorado. Photo courtesy of WildEarth Guardians - see more photos here. In the past week we've received good news on major proposed coal projects that pose a threat to communities and beautiful places, from...
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:27:11 -0700
Coal, Coal-Director, Our Wild America
Poll: Voters More Likely to Support Candidates Who Support Climate Action
Climate disruption has been a polarizing issue in the political sphere, with many Republicans in Congress staunchly opposing any efforts by President Obama or Congressional Democrats to combat the global crisis. Most recently, Republican elected officials have been the loudest...
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:43:38 -0700
International
Australian Prime Minister Attempts To Undermine U.S. Climate Action
Nemo outside the Export-Import Bank in Washington, D.C. How are we going to mitigate climate disruption? By planting more trees, according to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. In an effort to undermine the first-ever standards to clean up carbon pollution...
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:16:08 -0700
Energy Solutions, Green Fleets, Green Transportation, Greentech, Oil
An Innovation A Day Keeps the Emissions Away
Just about every day, I'm hearing about new innovation in electric vehicle (EV) technology on the market or in the works. Sustainia, an annual guide to innovative sustainable solutions worldwide, just announced its 100 top picks. Among the companies were...

Welcome!

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 Norther 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
2014
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

2013
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

2012

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

2011
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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