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sierra club links
These links provide access to Sierra Club National, State and Regional sites.
- Sierra Club National Website
- This is the site for the national Sierra Club site
covering issues of interest for the United States and Canada. This site
has a wealth of information about Sierra Club activities on the national
level and provides links to local Sierra Club Groups throughout the
- Lone Star Chapter of the
- The Lone Star Chapter is the Texas state organization
for the Sierra Club. This site provides frequent updates on subjects
related to state-wide conservation and legislation initiatives. The site
also provides links to other Sierra Club Groups in Texas.
Sierra Club groups in Texas:
Last year, Natalie Caudill, Dallas Morning News
photographer and avid nature photographer presented the main program at
the Sierra Club General Meeting. Her presentation was on urban
wildlife. She has now put together a very nice multimedia package
on the High Island, Texas area bird sanctuaries that have recovered from
Hurricane Rita. It's chock full of Texas bird images and sounds. See it
These sites provide information and resources
directed at the local Dallas metropolitan area.
Blue Skies Alliance
- The Blue Skies Alliance is a coalition of health officials,
community groups, religious organizations, and environmental non-profits
aligned to create awareness for Dallas/Fort Worth’s growing air quality
- Dallas Area Rapid Transit provides a
reliable, clean and expanding Light Rail and Bus transportation system.
This site provides maps, schedules and fares for the entire system.
Riding DART reduces Dallas's ozone problem and makes your commute less
the Love of the Lake
- Interested in helping keep White
Rock Lake beautiful? For the Love of the Lake is a group composed of
volunteers dedicated to the preservation of White Rock Lake Park. The
Dallas Sierra Club has monthly outings scheduled to spruce up the club's
Katy Trail in Dallas
- Get maps and details about one of
Dallas's newest trails running through our city from the West End to SMU.
Weather Radar Image
- This weather radar
summary extends from the DFW area north into Kansas, west into New
Mexico and Colorado, east into Arkansas and southern Missouri. The
WFAA Doppler Radar
image provides a more detailed look at the immediate north Texas area.
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These sites provide
information and resources directed at a state-wide regional area.
- Texas Conservation
- The Texas Conservation Alliance (formerly known as Texas Committee
on Natural Resources) is a conservation organization
committed to protecting native ecosystems and promoting efficient use of
natural resources in Texas. Alliance members contribute thousands of
hours of volunteer time annually to influence public policies and
activities that impact the environment.
Texas State Parks
- You don't have to go
far to hit the trail in Texas. With over 120 parks and historical sites,
there's sure to be one or two close by. Check out this site to find one
that appeals to you.
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These sites provide information
and resources directed over a nation-wide area.
American Wilderness Coalition
- The American
Wilderness Coalition (AWC) seeks to protect America's last remaining
wilderness areas and expand our National Wilderness Preservation System
by providing additive resources and advocacy assistance to wilderness
activists at the local, state, regional or national level.
Defenders of Wildlife
- Defenders of Wildlife
is dedicated to the protection of all native wild animals and plants in
their natural communities. They focus programs on what scientists
consider two of the most serious environmental threats to the planet:
the accelerating rate of extinction of species and the associated loss
of biological diversity, and habitat alteration and destruction.
- Enviro Web Link
- EnviroLink is a
non-profit organization that unites hundreds of organizations and
volunteers around the world. EnviroLink is dedicated to providing the
most comprehensive, up-to-date environmental resources available.
- The mission of the
National Audubon Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems,
focusing on birds and other wildlife for the benefit of humanity and the
earth's biological diversity. Founded in 1905, the National Audubon
Society is named for John James Audubon, famed ornithologist, explorer,
and wildlife artist. You can find a local chapter from this site.
National Parks Conservation Association
- The National Parks
Conservation Association is America's only private nonprofit citizen
organization dedicated solely to protecting, preserving, and enhancing
the U.S. National Park System.
- Public Employees for
Environmental Responsibility (PEER) is a private, nonprofit organization
that provides a uniquely valuable service to government employees and
contractors charged with safeguarding the nation's natural resources.
The Nature Conservancy
- The mission of Nature
Conservancy is to preserve plants, animals and natural communities that
represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and
waters they need to survive. The Nature Conservancy operates the largest
private system of nature sanctuaries in the world--more than 1,500
preserves in the United States alone. Some are postage-stamp size,
others cover thousands of acres. All of them safeguard imperiled species
of plants and animals.
The Wilderness Society
- The Wilderness
Society is a non-profit membership organization devoted to preserving
wilderness and wildlife, protecting America's prime forests, parks,
rivers, deserts and shorelands, and fostering an American land ethic.
This site also has an extensive set of related links to environmental
organizations and publications.
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