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Dallas Sierra Club Calendar

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Full Moon

»Big Bend National Park Bus TripBig Bend National Park Bus Trip A couple places have opened so that we may soon accept hikers from the wait list to join selected trip options. Please contact the bus trip leader (contact information below) for information. Depart Dallas on the night of Wednesday, February 28, hike on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and arrive back in Dallas by sunup on Monday, March 5. We offer five alternative hike routes.  Most alternatives will backpack on most days and camp in the backcountry. One will base camp in a group site in the Chisos Basin and make days hikes each day. Click on this PDF document where you will find complete trip details, price, and details on how to sign up.
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»Big Bend National Park Bus TripBig Bend National Park Bus Trip A couple places have opened so that we may soon accept hikers from the wait list to join selected trip options. Please contact the bus trip leader (contact information below) for information. Depart Dallas on the night of Wednesday, February 28, hike on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and arrive back in Dallas by sunup on Monday, March 5. We offer five alternative hike routes.  Most alternatives will backpack on most days and camp in the backcountry. One will base camp in a group site in the Chisos Basin and make days hikes each day. Click on this PDF document where you will find complete trip details, price, and details on how to sign up.
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»Big Bend National Park Bus TripBig Bend National Park Bus Trip A couple places have opened so that we may soon accept hikers from the wait list to join selected trip options. Please contact the bus trip leader (contact information below) for information. Depart Dallas on the night of Wednesday, February 28, hike on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and arrive back in Dallas by sunup on Monday, March 5. We offer five alternative hike routes.  Most alternatives will backpack on most days and camp in the backcountry. One will base camp in a group site in the Chisos Basin and make days hikes each day. Click on this PDF document where you will find complete trip details, price, and details on how to sign up.
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»Big Bend National Park Bus TripBig Bend National Park Bus Trip A couple places have opened so that we may soon accept hikers from the wait list to join selected trip options. Please contact the bus trip leader (contact information below) for information. Depart Dallas on the night of Wednesday, February 28, hike on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and arrive back in Dallas by sunup on Monday, March 5. We offer five alternative hike routes.  Most alternatives will backpack on most days and camp in the backcountry. One will base camp in a group site in the Chisos Basin and make days hikes each day. Click on this PDF document where you will find complete trip details, price, and details on how to sign up.
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»Big Bend National Park Bus TripBig Bend National Park Bus Trip A couple places have opened so that we may soon accept hikers from the wait list to join selected trip options. Please contact the bus trip leader (contact information below) for information. Depart Dallas on the night of Wednesday, February 28, hike on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and arrive back in Dallas by sunup on Monday, March 5. We offer five alternative hike routes.  Most alternatives will backpack on most days and camp in the backcountry. One will base camp in a group site in the Chisos Basin and make days hikes each day. Click on this PDF document where you will find complete trip details, price, and details on how to sign up.
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»Dallas Sierra Club Executive Committee MeetingDallas Sierra Club Executive Committee MeetingThe Executive Committee (or Excom) is the elected governing body of the Dallas Sierra Club and meets upstairs at Whole Foods Market, southeast corner of Preston Road and Forest Lane, in Dallas at 6:30 pm. Contact the Dallas Group Chair for more information.
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Last Quarter Moon

»North Texas Climate Change SymposiumNorth Texas Climate Change SymposiumInaugural North Texas Climate Change Symposium, hosted by the City of Dallas and the Dallas Bar Association Environmental Law Section. Learn how climate change is affecting Texans and how North Texans can address this concern.
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»White Rock Lake Clean-upWhite Rock Lake Clean-upWalk and talk while picking up trash and recyclables at the Sierra Club's adopted section of White Rock Lake Park. Meet at 8:15 AM this second Saturday of the month at the For the Love of the Lake office, northeast corner of Garland Road and Buckner Boulevard.  Look for the crowd drinking free juice and coffee. Gloves, trash bags, etc. will be provided. This event is conducted by For the Love of the Lake. 
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»Pilot Knoll Trail Dayhike Highland Village, TX.Pilot Knoll Trail Dayhike Highland Village, TX.Come join us as we day hike 6 miles (10K) on the northern reaches of the Elm Fork. This is a packed dirt trail used by hikers and horse riders heading to Lewisville Lake. No pets, please. Bring water and a snack as we will be walking all morning. The hike begins at the historic Old Alton Bridge, easy to find. We will leave the trailhead promptly at 9 AM. This will be an out-and-back to the vicinity of Pilot Knoll Park in Highland Village. To reach the trailhead ​from I-35E, take the Swisher Road (FM 2181) exit and head west approximately 4 miles. Turn left onto Old Alton Road. The park will be approximately 100 yards down the Old Alton Road on the left. No signup necessary, just show up. The trail could be muddy so bring extra shoes. Optional lunch afterwards.
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»Downwinders at Risk "No Safe Level" Particulate Matter CampaignDownwinders at Risk "No Safe Level" Particulate Matter CampaignSaturday, March 10, 2-4pm, Hill County Room, Meadows Conference Center, 2900 Live Oak, Dallas Help plan the clean air campaign to reduce high particulate matter counts, especially near schools. www.downwindersatrisk.org/
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New Moon

»Climate Friendly Cooking ClassClimate Friendly Cooking ClassLearn how to make climate friendly food that helps prevent heart disease.  Watch demonstrations of delicious recipes, and get copies of recipes.  Saturday, March 17, 10:00 - Noon, at Food Saved Me Kitchen, 535 S. Nolen Suite 400, Southlake, $10 - Register at click here  -  For a location map click here
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»Trail Maintenance at Cedar Ridge PreserveTrail Maintenance at Cedar Ridge PreserveCome to the hilly terrain of Cedar Ridge Preserve to help maintain one of the better trail networks in Dallas. The Sierra Club is responsible for the Possum Haw Trail. We work here on third Saturdays of almost every month, starting at 9 AM, working until approximately noon. The Preserve's address is 7171 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas. For directions and general information about Cedar Ridge Preserve, click this link. If you need more information or want to carpool, call or email Ginger. Trail maintenance events are conducted by Audubon Dallas. 
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»Weekend Backpack at Buckeye Mountain Trail, ArkansasWeekend Backpack at Buckeye Mountain Trail, ArkansasHike one of the most scenic Wilderness trails in Arkansas in the Caney Creek Wilderness of west central Arkansas. Saturday we’ll enjoy the views from the ridgetop Buckeye Mountain Trail. Sunday we’ll hike out along the creek bottoms of the Caney Creek Trail. With any luck the wildflowers will be starting to emerge. This trip is rated moderate and would be suitable for beginners in good shape. Both days cover about 4 1/2 miles. Saturday includes an 800 foot uphill section. We`ll camp Friday night near our cars, Saturday night near a nice little waterfall.
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»Weekend Backpack at Buckeye Mountain Trail, ArkansasWeekend Backpack at Buckeye Mountain Trail, ArkansasHike one of the most scenic Wilderness trails in Arkansas in the Caney Creek Wilderness of west central Arkansas. Saturday we’ll enjoy the views from the ridgetop Buckeye Mountain Trail. Sunday we’ll hike out along the creek bottoms of the Caney Creek Trail. With any luck the wildflowers will be starting to emerge. This trip is rated moderate and would be suitable for beginners in good shape. Both days cover about 4 1/2 miles. Saturday includes an 800 foot uphill section. We`ll camp Friday night near our cars, Saturday night near a nice little waterfall.
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»Dallas Sierra Club General MeetingDallas Sierra Club General MeetingDr. Rebecca Gruchalla will talk about urban asthma, and Bill Greer will talk about Sperry Chalet. - Everyone is invited.  Full details will be on our home page soon.  
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First Quarter Moon

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Full Moon


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