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Welcome to the Dallas Group of the Sierra Club

Dallas Sierra Club General Meeting - Tuesday, May 13

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As a community, we are healthier when we actively garden and engage directly with our food.  For many, a foray into gardening begins with an interest in vegetable gardening.  Just because you live in the city doesn't mean you can't grow fresh food.  Learn some tips for growing great vegetables and how to recycle all the leftover organic matter with basic composting techniques.

Leslie Halleck is a degreed and certified professional horticulturist with more than 20 years of green industry experience and many more of hands on gardening.  When she's not gardening or helping green industry businesses grow, she's writing about gardening for a number of media outlets and her blog, growLively.  Leslie is also a regular gardening contributor on WFAA Channel 8's Good Morning Texas TV program. www.lesliehalleck.com

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Robin Sowton will discuss how the Dallas Sierra Club is using social media to promote outings and conservation efforts.  Using examples (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Meetup) and our website, she will explain how you can help with this effort.

Everyone is welcome. You don't have to be a Sierra Club member.  Just show up.  We'd love to meet you.

Our General Meeting starts at 7:00 pm, but come at 6:30 for snacks, information and fellowship.  Click over to our General Meeting page for more information and a map.

Sacramento Mountains, Cloudcroft, New Mexico Bus Trip - May 23-27

Mexcian CanyonWe're now accepting registrations for the Memorial Day weekend sleeper bus trip to this new destination ten miles east of Alamogordo. Our trails are in Lincoln National Forest at elevations from 7,800 to 9,500 feet, forested with fir, pine and aspen. We've reserved a group shelter for breakfast on arrival. One trip option is day hikes from this appealing base camp with vault toilets and a fire pit amphitheater. All other trips will continue after breakfast to trailheads along the Rim Trail. Thirty-one miles in all, the Rim Trail generally follows the divide between the Rio Grande and Pecos watersheds, with occasional views to White Sands and the Tularosa Valley far below. The Rim Trail was the first National Recreational Trail in New Mexico. Area history is tied to logging and the “Cloud-Climbing Railroad” that hauled out timber and brought in vacationers. Railroad grade and trestle remnants are prominent features on the day hikes. Departure is Friday evening, with return before dawn Tuesday. Click here for complete trip details and registration application forms.

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What's Going On

Apr 26-27 Earth Day Texas

May 3-4 Backpack Buckeye Mountain Trail, Arkansas

May 7 Dallas Sierra Club Executive Committee Meeting

May 10 White Rock Lake Clean-up

May 13 Dallas Sierra Club General Meeting

May 17 Upgrade Trails at Cedar Ridge Preserve

Check out the full list on our calendar

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