Sierra Club is a grassroots based nonprofit volunteer/member-supported, public interest organization
that promotes conservation of the natural environment through education and by influencing
public policy decisions-legislative, administrative, legal, and
NOTE: Our new mailing address is: LISC, PO Box 172, West Sayville, NY 11796-0172
For details on our WINTER TRIP, please click here! :)
VOTE for your Executive Committee...ONLINE!!!
You can now read our Executive Committee's statements and vote for them online at (just click the link below, or paste it into your browser window): http://sites.google.com/site/liscvote
Note, you can also, instead, send in your votes via snail mail...instructions in our Winter Newsletter.
The second annual Long Island Natural History Conference, which the LI Sierra Club is sponsoring, will take place Friday, December 6 from 9 am to 5 pm in Berkner auditorium at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY. The conference will comprise sixteen presentations by leading Long Island wildlife biologists and naturalists on topics including the impacts of Hurricane Sandy. The complete list of speakers and topics can be found by clicking this link: LINHC.
Drinking Water: Important Information
The problems facing our Aquifer System--the underground, sole source of our drinking water--are getting worse. To learn more about these problems and how a Nassau-Suffolk approach to aquifer management could benefit Long Island's water resources, please read this short document: L.I. Aquifer Management Compact. Please email any questions to email@example.com.
100% renewably generated electricity for L.I. is possible using only today’s technologies and equipment. Read about it here.
INSULATE YOUR HOME AT NO COST! Really!!
You can reduce your home’s heating and cooling costs and increase its comfort at no cost to you. It may sound too good to be true, but it is not. Every homeowner on Long Island can take advantage of this energy efficiency program. Learn more at www.LongIslandGreenHomes.ORG
Long Island, NY - Action Clicks
join our action alerts "listserve", which means that if
there are important alerts and/or times when action is needed, you'll
be notified via email. For more info go to the "E-Mail Alerts"
description towards the bottom of our
join our LI Chapter News alerts "listserve", which
will provide announcements and news about happenings in our LI Group
such as: What progress have we made on groundwater protection? What
new outings and events have been posted? What cool city have we
signed on recently?
Click here for
details on Tabling/Outreach events and Volunteer Activities.
Island Environmental Links
Can Slow Global Warming While Helping Sierra Club! Get Wind Power
with just a click of your mouse, INCREDIBLE!
Also, be part of our Cool Cities Program, get your local government
to commit to reducing carbon emissions.
ways to save energy - YOU
CAN DO THIS EASILY, NOW!
your Computer, etc.?
Don't know where to recycle your old electronics? Click
and Climate-our biggest issue!
Long Island Group believes that facing the future of global
warming now is critical to the outcome. For this reason we are
reaching out to multiple cities, towns, and counties across Long
Island with the Cool
Cities program, to promote efficient use of energy and renewable
sources while reducing carbon emissions. With this program, and
with you as our active members, we will make Long Island a shining
example of an energy smart United States. Join us.Click
ENERGY for more information.Contact:
or fill out our Volunteer
Interest Survey and check off "ENERGY".
Your Calendars for This Month!
Outings and more!
changed the way you view activities like Outings and more. We now
have an electronic
calendar available. You can see all scheduled activities there,
noting that they are now color coded for speed of view.
For those preferring a listing of up and coming activities click here.
submit your event to our calendar click on the last word in this
sentence which will allow you to email information to our Secretary
The Long Island Sierra Club needs volunteers for energy, conservation
issues, political, outings, education, and fundraising. Help is needed
tracking town and county environmental legislation, attending town
meetings, and researching environmental issues. Leaders and activists
needed too. Send in your Volunteer
Form Visit or email our Outreach
Chair or call the hotline at (516) 826-0801. Would you like to monitor the health of Long Island water? Become a LI Water Sentinel! We train you how, where and when to do the monitoring while supplying you with a kit that enables you to gather the data. It's an outdoor job and it must be done. Go to Long Island Water Sentinels for all the easy details!
time to help? Sign up for the Alert
Sierra Club is a nonprofit member-supported, public interest organization
that promotes conservation of the natural environment by influencing
public policy decisions -- legislative, administrative, legal, and
Click here for an interactive, quick, tour of who we are and how
you can be part of it.
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