Come to the Dallas Sierra Club Monthly General Meeting
Join us for interesting public programs and fellowship.
Visit our home page for General Meeting program information.
Videos of Our General Meeting
Videos of prior General Meetings are on YouTube. Links to the meetings are below.
April 2022 - Big Bend National Park - Lone Star Spectacular
March 2022 - Dallas' Environmental Commission
February 2022 - The Trust for Public Land
January 2022 - Fix the U.S. Electric Grid
December 2021 - Will this presentation bug you?
November 2021 - Book - Paved Away: Infrastructure, Policy and Racism in an American City
October 2021 - Favorite Plants of the Dallas Arboretum
September 2021 - The Next Generation of Environmental Leaders
August 2021 - How water contaminates our environment
July 2021 - Increasing Urban Ecosystems: Stormwater Best Management Practices
June 2021 - A New Normal: Environmental Nonprofits and Paid 'Volunteers'
May 2021 - Canada's Ocean Plastics Charter: A Move Toward Sustainability
April 2021 - Technology, Economics, & Collaboration: How To Bring Solar To Any Neighborhood
March 2021 - American Promise and Democracy Reform: How To Achieve Aggressive Climate Action
February 2021 - Coping With Climate Change: Keeping Your Cool In A Warming World
January 2021 - Movie: Climate Change Across America - Inglorious Events
December 2020 - Green Infrastructure: Ecological Engineering and Urban Waters
November 2020 - Environment Texas' efforts to reduce illegal air pollution
October 2020 - A Critical Election: Why Voting In 2020 Matters More Than Ever
September 2020 - Heard Museum and wildlife sanctuary in McKinney, Texas
August 2020 - Critterman
July 2020 - Sustainable Urban Farming
June 2020 - The Climate Collage and Green Living
April 2020 - Movie: Mysteries of the Unseen World
March 2020 - Trinity River Audubon Center
February 2020 - Steve Houser from the Texas Historic Trees Coalition
January 2020 - Commissary is Very Necessary by Marcus Russell
December 2019 - City of Dallas Environmental Plan
November 2019 - Photos from Mount Assiniboine, China and Svalbard by Dan Leffel
October 2019 - The Health Effects of Global Warming
September 2019 - Riverwoods - Exploring the Wild Neches by Charles Kruvand - explore the Neches River
August 2019 - Critterman shows us his wild critters
July 2019 - Paul Quinn College's new environmental justice course and Planet Earth II nature documentary
June 2019 - Visiting Phantom Ranch at the bottom of the Grand Canyon
May 2019 - Yellowstone National Park and Dallas City Council Runoff Election
April 2019 - Update on the Texas Legislature and Growing Your Own Food
March 2019 - In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
February 2019 - 50th Anniversary of Edward Abbey's Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness
January 2019 - City of Dallas Environmental Action Plan and Wildlife of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands
December 2018 - Trinity Park Conservancy and the Harold Simmons Park
November 2018 - The Great Trinity Forest - also Liveable Arlington
October 2018 - The Environmental League - also Fall elections and Sierra Club endorsed candidates
September 2018 - The story of an environmental turnaround. Fall elections
August 2018 - Wild Animals
July 2018 - Wild bees
June 2018 - Wildflowers of Texas
Where We Meet
The Dallas Sierra Club meets at Brookhaven College at 3939 Valley View Lane, just north of LBJ Freeway (IH-635) in the city of Farmers Branch, between Marsh and Midway roads. Our meetings are in Building H, the Brookhaven College Geotechnology Institute building. The room is Spindletop Room, H126. Lighted parking is conveniently located next to the building.
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Directions if Driving
If you are coming from the north (Denton, Lewisville area):
Come south on I-35E to LBJ Freeway exit (I-635) and proceed east and exit at Marsh Lane. Make a left turn on Marsh. Go north to Valley View Lane. Turn right at Valley View. Turn left into the campus at the first traffic signal which is just past the water tower.
Alternate route: Head south on I-35E and exit at Valley View Lane. Travel east approximately three miles to the college entrance on your left.
If you are coming from the south (central business district):
Take I-35 north, exit to I-635 east. Exit I-635 at Marsh Lane. Make a left turn on Marsh. Go north to Valley View Lane. Turn right at Valley View. Turn left into the campus at the first traffic signal which is just past the water tower.
Take North Dallas Tollway north to I-635 (LBJ) west and proceed west to the Midway Road exit. Continue through the intersection (Midway and LBJ) to the next light at Valley View and Alpha. Turn left on Valley View and proceed to college's main entrance (turn right at the traffic light).
If you are coming from the east (Mesquite area):
Follow I-635 northwest to the Midway exit. Come directly through the intersection and continue to the next light at Valley View and Alpha. Turn left on Valley View and proceed to college's main entrance (turn right at the traffic light).
If you are coming from the west (Irving):
Take I-35 north to the LBJ Freeway (I-635) exit and proceed east to the Marsh Lane exit. Make a left turn on Marsh. Go north to Valley View Lane. Turn right at Valley View. Turn left into the campus at the first traffic signal which is just past the water tower.
Everyone is welcome.
The meeting starts at 7:00 PM. From 6:30 to 7:00 PM, you can enjoy snacks and refreshments as you wander among various issue booths to pick up information and talk with Sierra Club members and leaders. You don't have to be a Sierra Club member and you don't have to RSVP. Just show up and check out the largest, most influential, environmental organization in the country.
Contact our program chair if you have questions or suggestions regarding our programs.