Southern Sierran May 2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 3 May 2017

Southern Sierran Newsletter of the Sierra Club Angeles Chapter May 2017

Join us in Pasadena for an evening dedicated to honoring outstanding volunteers and community leaders. Congressman Lieu will receive our Public Policy Award, and California State Sen. Henry Stern will be the keynote speaker. Click here for tickets and details.

He's a longtime trail builder; she's an activist out to protect the land through which those trails run. Ron and Mary Ann Webster are among those to be honored at the Chapter Awards Banquet on May 7. Read about their extraordinary contribution to Sierra Club. Endangered Species 101 Find out what endangered species are in your backyard. Sierra Club wildlife activist Jim Hines tells all at 7:15 p.m. May 17. Free and open to the public. Meet Mr. ModernHiker Hiking website creator and guidebook author Casey Schreiner will show you the sweet spots in the San Gabriel Mountains at 7 p.m. May 24. Join us! P-22, the cougar LA loves Beth Pratt-Bergstrom will present a program on L.A.'s famed mountain lion that lives in Griffith Park. Learn about its habits and habitat 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 3. Free and open to the public. Hiking England's South West Coast Path , June 5-17 Southern New Mexico , Oct. 14-21 Window Into Bhutan , Oct. 20-30 Nepal Sightseeing Adventure , Oct. 27-Nov. 9 Nepal Mountain Hiking Adventure , Nov. 3-15 East Africa Safari , May 11-24, 2018 Cultivating Conservation How do you build a base of potential volunteers? How do we motivate them to become leaders? Angeles Chapter committee chairs and leaders are invited to an innovative workshop 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 6. Details here. Out of a hiker's untimely death comes a great gift

Bob Woodie adored the outdoors. The avid hiker and backpacker who last year never returned from a trip to the wild now has a legacy based on that passion. His family is building an endowment to benefit Sierra Club's youth programs in L.A. and Orange County -- and you can help. Get outdoors!

Still haven't made plans for Memorial Day? You can come skiing -- yep, still plenty of snow -- May 26 to 29 on this Mammoth Lakes trip . Or you can explore Yosemite National Park on a Wawona Cabin Trip , also May 26 to 29. Those who aren't afraid to roll up their sleeves should volunteer for trail work with the Santa Monica Mountains Task Force on May 20. Check out these and other outings in the Schedule of Activities online or as a PDF file .

Note new address!Sierra Club Angeles Chapter 3250 Wilshire Blvd. #1106 Los Angeles, CA 90010 |

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