The Executive Committee of WNC Sierra Club meets monthly on the first Thursday at 5 pm, currently on Zoom. Meetings are open to the public and are a good way to learn about our activities. We hold elections for ExCom seats in the fall. Contact Judy Mattox ( judymattox@sbcglobal.net or 828-682-2176) if you wish to…

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A virtual presentation with the GreenWorks Plastic Reduction Task Force, Thurs., Aug. 6, 7 pm. Join the Sierra Club of WNC (WENOCA) to understand the local and global problem of plastics and learn what you can do. Register in advance for this Zoom program. You will receive an emailed confirmation with the link. Our presenters…

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Monthly call with CCL National, speaker: Drew Jones, Co-Founder And Co-Director Of Climate Interactive
Jones is Co-Founder and Co-Director of Climate Interactive, a think tank that provides modeling for climate policies and tools, giving policy-makers a realistic view of what’s needed to contain global warming below 2 degrees Celsius.

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Join the Sierra Club of WNC (WENOCA) for the online version of their First Thursday Program. This month’s program is “Bear-ly There: Safe Encounters with Bears in the Wild and at Home.” If you encounter a bear walking in your neighborhood or in the woods, do you know what to do? Get your questions answered…

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During this time of Covid-19, when people have lost jobs and many are food insecure, it is inappropriate for Duke Energy Progress to ask for any rate increase, much less a 14.3% increase. Because of the virus, the NC Public Utilities Commission extended its period for pubic comment to June 30. It is essential for…

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Monthly call with CCL National, speaker: Drew Jones, Co-Founder And Co-Director Of Climate Interactive
Jones is Co-Founder and Co-Director of Climate Interactive, a think tank that provides modeling for climate policies and tools, giving policy-makers a realistic view of what’s needed to contain global warming below 2 degrees Celsius.

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Electric Vehicles – The Future is Now Presenter: Dave Erb Thursday, June 4, 7 pm Free and open to the public Dave Erb, a retired automotive engineer who focused on energy, emissions and alternative vehicle designs, will describe the most viable path to a sustainable transportation system, explain why vehicle electrification is an essential component…

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Monthly call with CCL National, speaker: Drew Jones, Co-Founder And Co-Director Of Climate Interactive
Jones is Co-Founder and Co-Director of Climate Interactive, a think tank that provides modeling for climate policies and tools, giving policy-makers a realistic view of what’s needed to contain global warming below 2 degrees Celsius.

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Join the Western NC Sierra Club (WENOCA) for this online event, when naturalist Scott Dean will take us on a visual tour of our mountain wildflowers. Because the Sierra Club is taking steps to keep everyone safe during the Covid-19 threat, in-person meetings are suspended. However, we can still come together to celebrate WILDFLOWERS! and…

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To celebrate Earth Day this year, Riverlink is turning its annual Kids’ Festival into a virtual education event. With the help of multiple other environmental organizations, they’ll be hosting a webinar and a Facebook live stream with fun lessons, outdoor activities, and inspirational works of art and poetry. We hope you’ll join us as we…

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