The West Alabama Sierra Group

Programs and Hikes

2013-2014

 

Meeting Time and Place: Meetings are held the third Thursday of the month.  We meet in St. Francis Parish, Mulvoy Building, 811 5th Ave., Tuscaloosa.

 

PROGRAMS :

September 19, 2013 - Overview of the Sassafras Center for Art and Environment, Speaker: Laurie Johns

October 4th - 6th, 2013 - Alabama Sierra Club Annual Retreat at Guntersville State Park

November 14, 2013 - Dramatization of Major Andrew Ellicott - Surveyor and Environmentalist, By: Milton Denny

December 19, 2013 - Christmas Party

January 16, 2014 - Co-evolution of Tropical Plants and Pollinators, Speaker: Dr. John Clark

February 13, 2014 - Update on Shepard's Bend, Speaker: Randy Palmer

March 20, 2014 - Update on The Alabama Water Management Plan that has been proposed to the Governor (Mitch Reid, Alabama Rivers Alliance)

April 17, 2014 - The North River Watershed Management Plan, Speaker: Mary Wallace Pitts

May 15, 2014 - Gas Drilling and Dilemmas in New Zealand, Speaker: John Watham

 

OUTINGS:

September 7, 2013 - Rickwood Caverns

October 4-6, 2013 - Alabama Sierra Club Annual Retreat at Guntersville State Park

November 2, 2013 - Sipsey Swamp

December 14, 2013 - U of A Arboretum - Annual Bird Count

January 18, 2014 - Bonita Lakes Park, Meridian Mississippi

February 15, 2014 - Hurricane Creek Trails

March 15, 2014 - Ruffner Mountain

April 5, 2014 - Large Water Falls Tour - Guntersville Area

May 3, 2014 - Bower’s Park 

Contact Persons:

Ann Hewitt, Chair, West Alabama Sierra Group

amhgrace@gmail.com

205-553-8071

Pieter Visscher, CoChair, West Alabama Sierra Group

pvisscher@comcast.net

205-339-3690