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Maine Sierra Club Photos

Pictures from some of the events, outings, and rallies in which the Maine Chapter has been involved.



Harpswell Cliff Hike, Nov. 17, 2012

Hike along the Cliff Trail in Harpswell.



Bird Walk Outing, Apr. 21, 2012

Bird Walk Outing at the Wells Reserve.



Schiller SO2 Report Release, Apr. 18, 2012

Press event surrounding the release of a Sierra Club report detailing pollution from Schiller Power Plant.



New Chapter Director Meet and Greet, Feb. 3, 2012

Chapter members and guests welcomed new chapter director Glen Brand at the chapter office in Portland.




Ken Burns Talk - August 6, 2009

A group of Sierra Club members and staff met at a pub before a talk by Ken Burns just before he released his National Park series.




Green Ribbon Day - May 2, 2008

Cool Falmouth celebrated the formation of the Falmouth Green Ribbon Commission on Energy and Climate Change. 


John Muir Birthday Party - April 18, 2008

Members and friends of the Maine Chapter gathered to celebrate the birthday of John Muir, the founder of the Sierra Club.  Paul Tukey, founder  and publisher of People, Places, and Plants magazine and author of The Organic Lawn Care Manual, spoke about environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional lawn care practices.


Earth Hour - March 29, 2008

Chapter volunteers organized the city of Portland to join in this worldwide effort to turn off the lights for one hour to send a message about the need for action to address global warming.  The event culminated with a rally in Monument Square.  Portland Mayor, Ed Suslovic, spoke at the rally about Portland's commitment to sustainability.




Annual Dinner - November 9, 2007

Our Annual dinner and Awards ceremony was a great success.  Over 115 people came to our dinner at the Harraseeket Inn in Freeport to celebrate our successes over the past year.


Bath Heritage Days Parade - July 1, 2007

Cool Communities volunteers marched in the Bath Heritage Days parade and raised awareness of global warming.  They won first prize in the parade for their float.




Office Warming & John Muir Birthday - April 21, 2006

Our office party celebrating our move to 44 Oak Street and John Muir's birthday was a tremendous success!  There were lots of great people, yummy food, and birthday cake.  Take a look at some pictures of the event and check out the May/June Mainely Sierran. 



Rally around the Federal Budget - October 31, 2005

The Sierra Club teamed up with over 80 Maine organizations around federal budget reconciliation, and held media events in Portland and Bangor. 


Arctic Rally in Monument Square - September 15, 2005

In the midst of a stormy day, the sun came out longer enough for us to have a fantastic Maine rally to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Over 100 people turned out, took action by cell phone or pen, held signs and got passing traffic to honk.


Maine Chapter at the Sierra Summit - September 8-11, 2005

Six delegates from Maine joined approximately 700 other delegates from chapters, groups and national committees at the 2005 Summit. Maine’s Delegates were: Nancy Rich, Joan Saxe, and Darci Schofield representing the Maine Chapter, Vivian Newman attending as a member of the National Oceans Committee, Carole Haas representing the National Wildlands Committee, and Susan Sargent attending as a member of the National Political committee.


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