​​​​UPCOMING EVENTS


SIERRA CLUB GENERAL MEETING (open to the public)

Thursday, September 13  

7 pm (Social Time 6:30 pm)


Temecula Library
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.

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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 (pamela05n@yahoo.com).

Chair, Pam Nelson (951 767-2324)


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October 3, 2018 - Middle School Ecological Day - details to follow

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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  hikesie@gmail.com                                               

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EXCOM MEETING: Tue Oct 9, 2018 (new time and location)

3:30pm – 5:30pm 

27226 Via Industria, Suite A,

Temecula, CA 92590


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November 3 2018 Family Wildlife Day

Santa Rosa Plateau - details to follow

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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

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​​Volkswalking Opportunity:


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.  

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DONATIONS


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

gmcmackin@hotmail.com 

Feel free to contact Pam Nelson ( pamela05n@yahoo.com) 
/(951 767-2324 ) with any questions or for additional information on any of these events and activities. ​​