Information on Packery Channel Issue
Important Upcoming Events
OUR NEXT SIERRA CLUB
MEETING: Tuesday, April 15, 2003
Time: 12:15 pm
Place: Art Community Center, 100 Shoreline
Topic: Conservation Update and Letter Writing
SIERRA CLUB MARCH 18 MINUTESStop the Drilling! Save our Seashore! A weekend camp-in for Sierrans at Padre Island National Seashore March 29-31
Activities include a Saturday (March 29)
Beach Cleanup at 3 p.m. and on Sunday
a Sea Turtle Sand Castle Contest opening at 10 a.m. and a 4 p.m.
Camp Fire Sing-a-Long.
Sally Drews and Erin Rogers from the State
Sierra and Phyllis Dunham from
National Sierra came to the meeting to talk about needs for the Camp-in and
advice on where to go in town for help. They emphasized that a lot of
volunteers are needed for registration, serving food and drink, first aid,
guarding the sand castles, etc.
Put Suter, Chair, reported $12,139.71 in the
treasury, that April 12 is the last
date for comments on the Packery Channel Final EIS, and that Earth Day-Bay Day
will be celebrated April 14 at Hazel Bazemore Park.
Frank Hankins, Secretary* * * * * *
WATCH THE COASTAL BEND SIERRA CLUB ON CABLE
CHANNEL 10 on
WEDNESDAY NIGHTS AT 8:30PM. Galaxie Video does an excellent job of
producing the show.
Important Articles and News
KEMPS RIDLEY TURTLE UPDATE by Mina Williams &Venice Scheurich
he Corpus Christi Experiment VX Nerve Agent Disposal by Bill Alling
Should This City Be the Waste Dump
for Chemical Weapons Residue??
Bill Alling's Letter to The Caller-Times
GLOBAL WARMING - WHAT MUST BE DONE by Pat Suter - see Feb. 2001 News
Environmentalists are Worried -by Pat Suter
CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI DOUBLE STANDARD READY TO UNFOLD by Pat Suter - see November News
EMAIL SENATOR KAY BAILEY HUTCHISON TO EXPRESS YOUR UNFAVORABLE OPINION
ON HER BILL TO DO BEACH RESTORATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENHANCEMENT BY DREDGING PACKERY CHANNEL
COASTAL BEND GROUP
- EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE* Pat Suter 852-7938 Chairman
PHSUTER@aol.com * Randy Berryhill 883-0586 Vice Chairman * Judy Tor 630 -241-2605 Treasurer * Frank Hankins 991-4637 Secretary
* Henry Berryhill 883-0586 Conservation
* Kathy Griffith, 578-5291 Field Trips
Teresa Carrillo 882-4349
* Randy Berryhill 883-0586 Membership
* Ken Jobe 993-3737 Recycling
* Bill Alling 289-9090 Air Pollution
* Frank Hankins 991-4637 Coastal
Cheryl McGrath Web Master