Category Archives: Events and Presentations

All programs will be on the first Wednesday 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.

Contact: judymattox@sbcglobal.net, 828-683-2176

June 7 at 7pm: How We CAN Prevent a 3rd Gas Powered Electric Plant by Duke Energy, An Update on the Energy Innovation Task Force

Join us on June 7 at 7pm as we welcome Julie Mayfield of Asheville City Council, Brownie Newman of Buncombe County Commission, and Jason Walls of Duke Energy, who will provide an update on the County-City-Duke partnership to reduce energy … Continue reading
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Wed, May 3 at 7 pm “Flowers, Trees, and Mountains of our Appalachian Spring”

Sierra Club will present on Wed, May 3 at 7 pm “Flowers, Trees, and Mountains of our Appalachian Spring” with Scott Dean, naturalist and photographer. Scott has been a part of both UNCA & Great Smoky Mountain Spring Pilgrimages for … Continue reading
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Friday April 28, 9:00 am, UNCA

UNCA Student Environmental Center has been granted the right to speak to the UNCA Board of Trustees to present a request for divestiture from fossil fuel funds; UNC Asheville at Brown Hall #217,  contact James Smith, jsmith18@unca.edu, 919-724-5087; UNCA students are … Continue reading
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Fri, Apr 21: Climate Change Film from Leonardo DiCaprio

Follow Leonardo DiCaprio, United Nations Ambassador for Climate Change, as he travels around the globe to witness first hand the effects of climate change and what can be done to solve the problems, through interviews with global leaders such as … Continue reading
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Sat April 29 10-2 pm. Peoples’ Climate March in Asheville

Vance Monument, downtown Asheville, Sponsors: Indivisible Asheville WNC and 350 Asheville; contact: Ken Brame, kenbrame@sbcglobal.net, 828-423-8045 to march under Sierra Club banner or volunteer to help.
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Friday April 28, 9am-12 pm

UNCA Student Environmental Center presents to UNCA Board of Trustees request for divestiture from fossil fuel funds; UNC Asheville at Brown Hall #217, time TBA between 9-12 pm; contact James Smith, jsmith18@unca.edu, 919-724-5087; UNCA students are requesting the community to … Continue reading
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Apr 22, 10 am – March for Science

March for Science, start at Ashton Park, 197 S. French Broad, Asheville; end at Pack Square, 1 Pack Square, contact: Luke Shealey, lukeshealy99@gmail.com,  828-702-1122
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Asheville Citizen Times article March 18 on WENOCA Sierra Club Chair

Judy Mattox, 71, took a winding path to her job as executive committee chair of WENOCA Sierra Club, a chapter of the national Sierra Club, one of the oldest and most politically powerful environmental nonprofits. She grew up in Oklahoma, … Continue reading
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Wed April 5 at 7pm the Sierra Club presents: Hope in the Form of Wind & Solar Energy

Michael Shore will speak about past, present and future of wind and solar energy. Michael was co-founder of First Light Solar in 2006 and is now President of BarberWind Turbines. Learn about the success of renewable energy! Location Unitarian Universalist … Continue reading
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EPA cuts – what it means for NC

20170315 EPA-NC budget report (5) (1)
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