Piney Woods Group of the Sierra Club serves over
200 members. The Chapter spans the heart of the
East Texas woods, including the Big Thicket.
We are an all volunteer organization of hikers, hunters, campers, birders, and nature lovers.
Piney Woods Sierrans keep our eyes open for opportunities to protect and conserve East Texas'
diverse and valuable natural heritage.
us for our next meeting: Tuesday, April 1, at 7 p.m. Austin Height
Baptist Church, 2806 Appleby Sand Rd,
This month we will have a business meeting. Topics for discussion
include Freshwater Turtle Harvest (see below), and the Lufkin
papermill. All members are invited to attend.
Hosts for this meeting will be Tammy and Vicki We have no
hosts for the May meeting and we could use two. Please contact
you can help out.
"I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay
out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going
Despite my attempts to clean up my email system, one of
the last group messages that I emailed out landed in my
spam box. Since I don't know how to control this, and I
have no way of knowing who actually receives these messages,
I am forced to change methods. I have opened an account
with google groups.
This is an interactive message board---all members can
post or reply to messages. I have specified that the list
be private, and the members and archives be available only
to other members, and not searchable on the web. It is
an invitation-only list. Two easy ways to join:
and ask to be a member of the google group. I can sign
2. Otherwise, I will send you an invitation--
it will say " Google
Groups: You've been invited to Pineywoods Sierra Group".
It will require a few minutes on your part to join the
group, and possibly set up a google account. I
will NOT add anyone to the group membership without being
Once this is completed, it should be an easier and a more
democratic means of communication. Watch your email box
for an invitation from google groups. I hope to phase out
traditional emails by February.
Check this out:
Julie Shackelford, who gave our November program, and her
husband Cliff have a business building owl
out their website: http://www.owlshack.com/index.html
Thank you to those who have joined our new google
The easiest way to join is to reply to this email and state
that you want to be put in the google group. I'll do the
rest. Otherwise, you will be receiving an invitation to
join with instructions. Please join---as soon as I have
a majority, I will stop sending traditional emails.