PO Box 941692, Maitland, FL 32794-1692

Mayors for Clean Energy

July 18th Kissimmee City Commission voted 3-2 to authorize Mayor Jose Alvarez to sign our Mayors for Clean Energy (M4CE) endorsement. We are excited for Kissimmee to join many other Mayors across the country banding together to move toward s 100% renewable energy!

Mayors for clean energy meeting in Miami
Orlando City Council is considering a resolution on Aug. 8 following Mayor Dyer’s M4CE endorsement a few weeks ago. Sierra Club is working closely with the City of Orlando and the Sustainability Manager to move Orlando into our Ready for 100 Campaign.

Hope to see you at our next general meeting!

How did solar co-operatives get started here?
What’s the latest on the solar co-operative movement here in Florida?
How have Sierra Clubs around the state been involved?
When will Orange County have another solar co-op?
How can you get involved w/ solar?
Mary Dipboye, founder of the state’s first solar co-op and member of the FL SUN Advisory Board, will share her solar journey and how she sees solar co-operatives impacting the energy scene in Florida.  To learn more check out http://www.flsun.org/solar-co-ops/.All programs are held the 3rd Wed of the month at 6:30/45 pm, at Harry P. Leu Gardens.: 1920 N Forest Ave, Orlando, FL 32803
Free parking. Free program.Door opens at 6:30/45 pm, with light snacks and socializing.Programs are held from 7 – 8:45 pm.A brief discussion of environmental issues precedes the program with info on upcoming, fun, outings — A great way to meet more environmental folk and network for certain.

*Admission is always free, and the public 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, as well as, 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.

Contact Maria, if you have meeting/topic/speaker suggestion, or ideas: maria.bjoubert@florida.sierraclub.org

EXPLORE, ENJOY, AND PROTECT THE PLANET.

August Meeting – The Human Habitat: Building communities for people and planet

Just like every creature, humans need a habitat to survive and thrive. How we build the places that we live, work and relax affects both our health and the health of our natural environment. It’s easy to take our built environment for granted, but in fact we make choices individually and collectively that shape how our own habitat functions and feels. For example, whether and how far we walk, bike, ride, or drive to work and other destinations is profoundly affected by how we build our cities; this in turn affects emissions and how much land we pave. Eliza Harris Juliano will discuss what the science of city planning tells us about how to live better and reduce our environmental impacts.

Eliza Harris Juliano is the Director of Urbanism at Canin Associates and serves on the board of the Congress for the New Urbanism, a national nonprofit that helps communities to build places people love.https://www.cnu.org/eliza-harris-juliano
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All programs are held the 3rd Wed of the month at 6:30/45 pm, at Harry P. Leu Gardens.: 1920 N Forest Ave, Orlando, FL 32803Free parking. Free program.

Door opens at 6:30/45 pm, with light snacks and socializing.Programs are held from 7 – 8:45 pm.A brief discussion of environmental issues precedes the program with info on upcoming, fun, outings — A great way to meet more environmental folk and network for certain.

*Admission is always free, and the public 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, as well as, 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.

Contact Maria, if you have meeting/topic/speaker suggestion, or ideas: maria.bjoubert@florida.sierraclub.org

Thank you for caring about our natural world.

EXPLORE, ENJOY, AND PROTECT THE PLANET.

11th Annual Central Florida Earth Day!

11th annual Central Florida Earth Day!
Presented by Vegetarians of Central Florida

Central Florida Earth Day 2016
Saturday, April 23, 2016 • 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Lake Eola Park (east side)
195 N. Rosalind Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801

Please join us for the 11th annual Central Florida Earth Day, the largest
and longest-running Earth Day festival in Central Florida!

We are looking for volunteers to help at our Sierra Club booth. If you can help for an hour or two please contact Julie Levine at Julie.Levine28@gmail.com. We hope to see you there!

Ban Fracking Dates

SAVE THE DATES, and please attend:
Jan 12th: https://www.facebook.com/events/979801285425049/
Jan 20th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1476675139307643/

On Facebook, please “like” our friends, Ban Fracking In Florida and Floridians Against Fracking.
Hope to see everyone on the 12th!