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Welcome to the Dallas Group of the Sierra Club

Dallas City Council Election Endorsements

Vote!The Sierra Club’s Political Committee had made endorsements for Mayor and City Council districts in Dallas. Click here to see our list of endorsed candidates.

Early voting starts April 22 and ends April 30. Election day is Saturday, May 4 and the (likely) runoff election is June 8. We urge everyone who cares about the Metroplex environment to support, and vote for, our endorsed candidates. It is critical that we have a pro-environment mayor and city council to tackle important issues like open space, parks, transportation, environmental justice, air pollution, and climate change.

Please consider making a generous donation to our political action committee so that we can help our endorsed candidates get elected.

Climate Change Is Real

Have you watched these award-winning videos from UT Arlington, first released on our site in 2017? Physics is Real. Gravity is Real. Climate Change is Real!

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Colorado Bend State Park Group Campout - You Are All Invited

Trail SignCamp, Chill, or Hike at Colorado Bend State Park
Dallas Sierra Club has booked a fantastic riverside group campsite for the weekend of April 26-28. Click here for details. This is a big State Park near Bend, Texas, on the north edge of the Hill Country. Spicewood Springs, Gorman Falls, the River Trail or all three are great hike destinations for Saturday morning or afternoon. This trip is good for families, couples and individuals, but you’ll need to sign up early, as the riverside group camp allows only forty campers. Take the back roads to the park to see the spring wildflowers and join us for a great weekend campout!

Wilderness Navigation Two Night Class - May 7 and 8 (Tuesday and Wednesday)

Reading a mapSome walks in the woods are pretty easy, but journeys of all lengths can turn from amazing to catastrophic if you can't find your way. Learn the fundamentals of navigating your way in the wilderness in this fun and comprehensive two-night class. Among the subjects covered are: looking for and purchasing different type maps, how to read maps, how not to get lost, map use if you do get lost, different kinds of compasses and how to use your compass. There will be some discussion about GPS, but our main focus is learning how to use a map and compass so you're not trusting your navigation (and life) to something that takes batteries. If you have a compass, bring it. If not, we'll have extras you can use and will show you what to look for when you purchase your own.

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General Meeting Program - Tuesday, May14, 7:00 pm - Refreshments at 6:30

Yellowstone – More Precious than Gold!
Yellowstone National Park geyserJoin Yellowstone author, tour guide, backcountry expert, and park defender Tom Carter, for a deep dive into the world’s first national park – from the Yellowstone Supervolcano and the 1988 fires to the current environmental threats and opportunities that face the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

The lively two-part PowerPoint presentation and interactive discussion using websites, maps and APPS, seeks to enable participants to: (1) plan your own Yellowstone adventure; and (2) defend this unique and wondrous place for generations to come.

City Council Runoff Election
David Griggs, Chair of the Dallas Sierra Club's Political Committee will give an update on the important Dallas City Council runoff election.

Everyone is welcome. FREE!  You don't have to be a Sierra Club member. Just show up. We'd love to meet you.
Our General Meeting starts at 7:00 pm, but come at 6:30 for snacks, information and fellowship. Click over to our General Meeting page for more information and a map.

Dallas Sierra Club Outreach Speakers Program - Speakers for Your Group

The Dallas Sierra Club provides outdoor/environmental education in the form of entertaining and informative presentations by Dallas Sierra Club members

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Videos of Our General Meetings

We have posted videos of our General Meetings on YouTube. Visit our General Meeting Page to find links the videos. 

More Outings

For a complete list of scheduled outings and outdoor service events, click here.

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Click here to subscribe online to our monthly email newsletter and to one or more of our more specific email lists (Conservation, Outings, Inner City Outings, Sierra Singles or our National email newsletters).

Share Your Ride

Join a car pool

We are making car pooling and using public transportation a little easier for our regular events. See our new Share Your Ride page.

What's Going On

Apr 22 Earth Day

Apr 26-28 Colorado Bend State Park Group Campout

May 1 Dallas Sierra Club Executive Committee Meeting

May 4 Visit the Blackland Praire Raptor Center. In Lucas on the shores of Lake Lavon

May 7 Wilderness Navigation Class - Part 1

May 8 Wilderness Navigation Class - Part 2

Check out the full list on our calendar

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