PO Box 941692, Maitland, FL 32794-1692

Rob Greenfield: “Dude Making a Difference” Environmental Activist

Rob Greenfield is an Environmental Activist, Entrepreneur, Adventurer and Humanitarian.

Hosted by the Rollins College Sustainability Program join them in a discussion on sustainable food sources and waste.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 5:30 PM

Suntrust Auditorium, Rollins College, Sustainability Program (http://robgreenfield.tv/blog/

Open to the public, free of charge. Parking in SunTrust Parking Garage off Park Avenue.

Documentary on Fair-Trade Coffee Farmers

Film: Dukale’s Dream

Hosted by the Rollins College Sustainability Program and funded by the Gordon J. Barnett Memorial Fund. The 2015 documentary focuses on coffee farmers in Africa and fair-trade coffee companies. Featuring: Hugh Jackman.

Monday, Oct. 29, 7pm in the Bush Auditorium, Bush Science Center

Open to the Public. Parking at Sun Trust Parking Garage.

Rollins Sustainability Program sustainability@rollins.edu | 407.646.2392Program Coordinator Ann Francis: afrancis@rollins.edu

Looking for Volunteers

Happy October Sierrans! We are looking for people to help with an upcoming tabling events. Can you help for a few hours?

Central FL Veg Fest is October 27th and this year will be great! The event will include healthy living and eco-friendly exhibitors, speakers, and presentations; non-profits; fun and games for kids; dog and cat adoptions; restaurant booths; food preparation demonstrations, and live music and entertainment. To learn more http://bit.ly/2yx2UU2. Event starts at 10am and ends at 6pm at Orlando Festival Park.

If you can help out, even for an hour to two please email Julie.Levine28@gmail.com. We hope to see you at one of our upcoming events. Make sure you get out and enjoy this weather! Explore, enjoy and protect the planet!

Stay up-to-date via our Facebook page or Meetup page. (www.meetup.com/CentralFloridaSierraClub or www.facebook.com/CentralFLSierraClub)

September Meeting – Toxic Puzzle Movie Night

Join us September 19th at 6:45 for our monthly meeting. This month we are showing a new documentary that is very relevant to what is going on in Florida now. Can’t wait to see you at Leu Gardens this Wednesday!

Toxic Puzzle is a medical and environmental detective story where a documentary filmmaker Bo Landin follows Dr. Paul Cox and his scientific team around the world hunting for the hidden killer cyano-bacteria which can produce algae blooms. These blooms, which we also have in Florida waters, can cause Red Tide. They are fed by human pollution and climate change supporting natures revenge by claiming human lives. Dr. Cox has discovered a link between this bacteria and ALS, Alzeimer’s, and Parkinson’s disease.

All programs are held the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Doors opens at 6:45 pm, with light snacks and socializing. Programs are held from 7-8:45 pm. A brief discussion of environmental issues precedes the program along with info on upcoming outings and events.

Admission is always free, and everyone is invited — So come on down, and bring some friends! Join Sierra Club for as little as just $15 right now, as this money helps fund our meeting spaces, our outings, sponsor speakers, and much, much more. Everyone with Central Florida Sierra Club Group is an unpaid volunteer. We’re doing what we can to better the local community. It takes a village. And we thank you for being part of that village. Hope to see you at the meeting this, and every month.

Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CentralFLSierraClub/

EXPLORE, ENJOY, AND PROTECT THE PLANET.

August Member Meeting: Tales of an Ecotourist by Mike Gunter

Our August 15, 2018 speaker is Dr. Mike Gunter, Jr. Dr. Gunter is returning by popular demand to continue his previous talk on Climate Change – What Travel to Wild Places Can Teach Us About Climate Change. We look forward to more of his tales as an ecotourist.

Dr. Gunter, Jr. is a veteran traveler with ecotourism experience on all seven continents. He is a Cornell Distinguished Faculty member and Arthur Vining Davis Fellow at Rollins College, Winter Park, FL, where he serves as Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department and Director of International Affairs in the Holt School.

Dr. Gunter, Jr. will tell us more about his factual and entertaining experiences detailed in his book: “Tales of An Ecotourist, What Travel to Wild Places Can Teach Us About Climate Change.” He bases his research primarily on visits to the Galápagos Islands, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, South Africa’s oldest park, the hot and humid Peruvian Amazon and the frozen but dry Antarctic. He reveals that there are economic, cultural, social and political obstacles to understanding climate change. Dr. Gunter suggests that a more holistic approach is needed to address climate change, recognizing that the environment is not separate but, in fact, is literally part of us. He concludes that we must build a better awareness of the dangers of climate change, embrace political power while simultaneously avoiding narrow, overly technical policy battles. For instance, we need to present policies in terms of gains from action instead of losses from inaction. He also urges us to go out and discover for ourselves the power of travel – and learn what travel to wild places can teach us about climate change.

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All programs are held the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Doors opens at 6:45 pm, with light snacks and socializing. Programs are held from 7-8:45 pm. A brief discussion of environmental issues precedes the program along with info on upcoming outings and events.

Admission is always free, and everyone is invited — So come on down, and bring some friends! Join Sierra Club for as little as just $15 right now, as this money helps fund our meeting spaces, our outings, sponsor speakers, and much, much more. Everyone with Central Florida Sierra Club Group is an unpaid volunteer. We’re doing what we can to better the local community. It takes a village. And we thank you for being part of that village. Hope to see you at the meeting this, and every month.

Become a new member for just $15: http://centralfloridasierra.org/

Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CentralFLSierraClub/

EXPLORE, ENJOY, AND PROTECT THE PLANET.