Category Archives: Events and Presentations

All programs will be on the first Thursday of the month at 7 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 1 Edwin Pl, Asheville, (corner of Charlotte & Edwin) except for July when we have the annual Sierra Club picnic.

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Sierra Club presents on Thursday Nov 1 , 7 pm, “Citizen Science”

Sierra Club presents on Thursday Nov 1 , 7 pm, “Citizen Science: what you can do to help our water, urban trees, as well as other environmental protections.” Alison Ormsby, UNCA Professor of environmental studies along with a panel from Environmental Qualitly … Continue reading
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Take Action for 100% Renewable Energy for Asheville

Last December, we got Buncombe County to adopt a 100% Renewable Energy Goal that requires county operations to be powered by 100% Renewable Energy by 2030 and for the entire county to meet that goal by 2042. We now need … Continue reading
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Thursday Oct 4 , 7 pm, “Cultural & Human History of the Pisgah & Nantahala Forests”

Sierra Club presents on Thursday Oct 4 , 7 pm, ” Cultural & Human History of the Pisgah & Nantahala Forests,” by author Marci Spencer. Hear stories behind our local spectacular scenic beauty by our local author of numerous books.   Location Unitarian … Continue reading
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Thursday Sept 6 at 7 pm, ” Protecting Our Environment –Who We Elect Matters”

Sierra Club presents on Thursday Sept 6 at 7 pm, ” Protecting Our Environment –Who We Elect Matters”. Note the Thursday date. Come hear what you can do to help elect an environmental majority to the NC State House &  Buncombe Ct … Continue reading
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City of Asheville’s Sustainable Advisory Committee on Energy and the Environment (SACEE) passes resolution

The City of Asheville’s Sustainable Advisory Committee on Energy and the Environment (SACEE), which develops and recommends policy concerning sustainability to City Council, just yesterday passed a resolution calling on the City to transition its municipal operations to 100% renewable … Continue reading
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Friday August 17 at 9:30am: Youth Rally for the Forest

This Friday, August 17 at 9:30 a.m, I ❤ Pisgah is organizing a Youth Rally for the Forest at the Forest Service headquarters in Asheville. The Forest Service is completing a 25-year plan that will decide how much of the forest is cut and how much … Continue reading
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Thursday Sept 6 at 7 pm, ” Protecting Our Environment –Who We Elect Matters”

Sierra Club presents on Thursday Sept 6 at 7 pm, ” Protecting Our Environment –Who We Elect Matters”. Note the Thursday date. Come hear what you can do to help elect an environmental majority to the NC State House & Buncombe Ct … Continue reading
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4th Circuit Court vacated two permits for the fracked gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline

As many of you saw earlier today, we just achieved another huge win for communities and the environment when the 4th Circuit Court vacated two permits for the fracked gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline. This is the result of years of … Continue reading
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Blue Horizons Project workshops July 31

The Blue Horizons Project requests your help in promoting two workshops coming up on July 31. Would you please send these events out to your networks? We are hoping for robust attendance!    These free workshops are hosted by the … Continue reading
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Thursday Aug 2 Sierra Club meeting: “Turn Around and Take a Big Step Forward on Climate Change in WNC”

Sierra Club meeting Thursday Aug 2   7 pm “Turn Around and Take a Big Step Forward on Climate Change in WNC”  — by Dr. Dee Eggers, Prof in UNCA’s Environmental Studies Update on climate impacts, regional resiliency & opportunities to go … Continue reading
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