SIERRA CLUB GENERAL MEETING (open to the public)
Thursday, September 13
7 pm (Social Time 6:30 pm)
30600 Pauba Road
Temecula CA 92592
Mark down Sept. 13th for our first general meeting at the Temecula Library at 6:30 pm. Since September is the anniversary month for the Wilderness, our topic will be Wilderness and public lands protection.
Our speaker, Linda Castro of the California Wilderness Coalition or Cal Wild, will be speaking about the importance of our Public Lands. She will speak of their efforts to protect our Lands.
Students are encouraged to attend. Many of our local educators are giving school credit for notes and attendance.
Cookies will be served.
Oct. 6th, 10 am to 2 pm
Dr. Gordon Pratt’s Annual Native Plant Sale
58650 Nickerson Road, Anza California 92539
RSVP for a lunch and walk starting at 2:30pm
These are unique plants that are either caterpillar food plants and/or ones that are nectar sources for butterflies. He will make a list of plants available and their numbers in September. After each species on the list he will provide the value of the plant as a caterpillar food plant or as a nectar plant.
Make a day of it and have an adventure visiting their 70-acre estate that provides amazing eastern views that include the Santa Rosa mountains. They will generously donate half the proceeds to our Group.
Those that would like to stay for lunch must RSVP Pam Nelson at (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Chair, Pam Nelson (951 767-2324)
October 3, 2018 - Middle School Ecological Day - details to follow
Oct. 6 (SAT) 8:30 am Devils Slide Trail to Willow Creek HIKE
An 9 mile hike from Humber Park in Idyllwild to Willow Creek & back. This is a moderate hike. From Humber Park we go up Devil's Slide Trail to Saddle junction. From there we will take Willow Creek trail through open forest to Willow Creek which is our lunch & turn around point. Please bring 3 liters of water, lunch, snacks, the 10 essentials, a hat, sturdy and comfortable hiking shoes and dress in layers. Directions: From the Ranger Station in Idyllwild drive to Humber Park to begin the hike.
Limited to the first twelve (12) that preregister. RAIN CANCELS.
Adventure Pass is REQUIRED to be displayed when parking at Humber Park.
To register for the hike or if you have questions about the hike contact me Gary Marsalone email@example.com
EXCOM MEETING: Tue Oct 9, 2018 (new time and location)
3:30pm – 5:30pm
27226 Via Industria, Suite A,
Temecula, CA 92590
November 3 2018 Family Wildlife Day
Santa Rosa Plateau - details to follow
Monthly general meetings (2018/2019)
(details to follow):
Oct. 11: Costa Rica and Eco-tourism
Nov. 8: Local conservation, Lake Skinner
Dec 9: Holiday Party
Jan. 10: Temecula Water History
Feb. 14: Salton Sea; Save it?
March 14: Wildlife crossings and connections in SW Riverside
April 11: Forest Health, what’s best?
May 9: Native Bees, there’s hundreds!
June 13: Forests, not trees, Kelp! Local Marine Reserves
We have a member of our group that offers regular walks. This is a non-competitive walking or hiking for fun, fitness and fellowship. Most walks are 3-6 miles.
Go to meetup.com site: Volkswalking in So. California Open to Everyone.
For donations to our local Sierra Club chapter, send a check payable to "Sierra Club Santa Margarita Group" to:
George McMackin (treasurer)
40335 Garrison Dr Temecula, CA 92591
Feel free to contact Pam Nelson ( firstname.lastname@example.org)
/(951 767-2324 ) with any questions or for additional information on any of these events and activities.