Sierra Club Big Bear Group
are on the 3rd Thursday
of each month,
March through August,
6:30pm at the Discovery Center.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GROWING TOMATOES--AND MORE!
The Sierra Club Big Bear Group will be hosting our annual Garden in Big Bear Symposium on Thursday May 16, 2013, 6:30 PM, at the Discovery Center. Featured speakers will be Vegetable Gardener Extraordinaire Fran Wyman and Master Composter Marv Cira. Fran will tell us how to successfully grow tomatoes as well as other types of vegetables. She will demonstrate the Global Bucket system, an innovative and inexpensive way to grow vegetables (flowers too) anywhere, including your deck or patio. Marv will be giving a demonstration of turning table scraps, paper, cardboard, and yard trimmings into healthy rich soil. You wonít want to miss this one! Bring your questions to the experts. Refreshments will be served.
11th Annual Xeriscape Garden Tour
Mark your calendars for the 11th annual Xeriscape Garden Tour to take place on Saturday, July 20th. Participants can begin the FREE self-guided tour anytime between 9 am and noon starting at Emingerís Mountain Nursery, located at 41223 Big Bear Blvd. in Big Bear Lake, across the street from the Dennyís Restaurant. Once registered, participants will have until 4:00 pm to complete the driving tour of the homes in Big Bear Valley. A tour booklet, which includes the locations of the 8 stops, a map and helpful information on gardening in the mountains, will be handed out at the starting location.
At every monthly meeting recycle:
Aluminum Cans & Plastic Bottles
Cell phones to benefit the Sierra Club
Inkjet cartridges to benefit schools.
UPCOMING EVENTS & HIKES:
HIKES - CLICK HERE for a list of upcoming Sierra Club Big Bear Group Hikes in our local mountains.
Also check out the Mountaintop Hiking Club website for Big Bear Area hikes at: Mountain Top Hiking
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Sierra Club Mission Statement
The Sierra Club's members are more than 750,000 of your friends and neighbors. Inspired by nature, we work together to protect our communities and the planet. The club is America's oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization.
Our Mission Statement
1. Explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth.
2. Practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources.
3. Educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment.
4. Use all lawful means to carry out these objectives.
Big Bear Group
Flowers, landscapes and wildlife of Big Bear Valley courtesy of Sierra Club Big Bear Group members Erv Nichols, Barbara Jordan & Jonathan Nourok
Every year the Sierra Club Big Bear Group hosts a Xeriscape Garden Tour of the Big Bear Valley featuring approximately 7 homes with water wise yards. Information and photos of past tours can be found at
Big Bear Garden Tour
SIERRA CLUB BIG BEAR GROUP
Treasurer: Linda Quiroz
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Conservation Chair & Outings: Ed Wallace
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Membership Chair: Terry Gold
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Member at Large: Don Eads; Chris Cook; Joy Cira and Marv Cira
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