The act will be the first of its kind sanctioned by the group’s board of directors in its 120 year history, and may push the conversation over the controversial tar-sands oil pipeline to a new level.
by Judith Lewis Mernit,
Feb 18, 2013
District Ranger Bill Perry, who led the effort to help
restore endangered black-footed ferrets, is leaving South
Dakota’s Buffalo Gap National Grassland for a job in
by Tom Domek,
Aug 22, 2005
Martin Litton, who has spent his entire life fighting to preserve Western landscapes, is still battling to save California’s giant sequoias.
by Jane Braxton Little,
Feb 29, 2012
The Sierra Club's Debbie Sease has spent three decades on Capitol Hill, fighting for the West.
by John Aloysius Farrell,
May 01, 2011
What is it like to be an idealistic young environmentalist working on Capitol Hill?
by Paul Larmer,
May 01, 2011
Some of the environmental movement’s greatest heroes were also heroes of World War II.
by Ben Long,
Sep 14, 2010
Michael McCloskey’s autobiography, In the
Thick of It: My Life in the Sierra Club, covers four
decades of his life and work as an environmentalist
by Steve Rumsey,
Nov 13, 2006
In The Rebirth of Environmentalism, activist Douglas Bevington explores the relationship between the giant national organizations, like the Sierra Club, and the small grassroots groups.
by Felice Pace,
Apr 25, 2010
Many environmental groups are seeing a changing of the guard, epitomized by 38-year-old activist Mike Brune's new job as head of the Sierra Club.
by Ray Ring ,
Feb 21, 2010
Twenty years after the SouthWest Organizing Project accused conservation groups of ignoring environmental justice, diversity in the movement remains elusive.
by Marty Durlin,
Feb 01, 2010