Events

Take the Next Step 10-10-10

10-10-10 UNM Event

9:30am - 12:30pm, October 10
UNM Main Campus

The Sierra Club will have a booth at the following events to recruit volunteers for the ABQ Cool Cities campaign - our major vehicle for addressing global climate change locally. To volunteer at our booth, please contact local organizer Shrayas Jatkar at the Albuquerque office (505-243-7767, shrayas.jatkar@sierraclub.org)

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350.org CUT CARBON RALLY Event at Albuquerque Academy

Noon, Sunday, October 10
Albuquerque Academy, 6400 Wyoming Blvd, NE

ALBUQUERQUE - Sept., 2010 — On Sunday, October 10, 2010 everyone is invited to attend this free event starting at 12 noon at Albuquerque Academy, Simms Auditorium. The Albuqerque Academy campus is located at 6400 Wyoming Blvd., N.E. 400 people are expected to attend, part of 350.org global ‘work parties’ in 2,500 cities worldwide. The event marks the start of a movement to reduce CO2 below 350 parts per million in our atmosphere.

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One Trash Can a Year

Trash

7 p.m. Wednesday, October 6
Upstairs Meeting Rooms,
Mesa Public Library, Los Alamos

Louise Pape, Vice Chair of the Sustainable Santa Fe Commission will lead a workshop on how to reduce your trash.

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Walk to School Day in Taos

Youth outdoors

6:45am - 8:30am, Wednesday, October 6

We have a great opportunity to be part of a definitive childhood movement with the International Walk and Bike to School Day in Taos.

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10/10/10 is an International Day of Climate Action

EarthinHands

Sunday, October 10, 2010 (10/10/10)

10/10/10 is an International Day of Climate Action with the theme “Get to Work!”

The political momentum to address climate change on a federal level has fizzled in the Senate. But is this the time to give up on our children and grandchildren? NO! We must get to work.

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Santa Fe River Clean Up

Santa Fe River Mural

9am-11am, Saturday, October 16

Meet at Closson Footbridge. Wear long pants, bring water, work gloves. Greg Lower (699-6893 or glower@lanl.gov).

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Valles Caldera Seminar

Valles Caldera

7pm Tuesday October 19
Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 107 W. Barcelona, Santa Fe

Notice: The Rio Grande Sierran newsletter shows that this event will start at 6:30pm. The correct time is 7pm.

Tom Ribe, a long-time public land and national park advocate, will give a talk on the Valles Caldera National Preserve and its potential move to management by the National Park Service. Tom is the author of the recent book, Inferno by Committee, A History of the Cerro Grande (Los Alamos) Fire, America’s Worst Prescribed Fire Disaster.

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Valles Caldera fall highway cleanup

Valles Caldera

4:30 pm, Thursday, October 21

Meet at Ponderosa campground 4:30 p.m., carpool to our stretch of road at the Valles Caldera. Bring work gloves (bags supplied). David Gemeinhart (505/662-6267).

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2010 Wilderness Conference

Williams Lake

9am - 3pm, October 23
Bosque School, 4000 Learning Road NW, Albuquerque
Admission of $20 includes lunch.
$10 for students.

The New Mexico Wilderness Alliance presents this year’s Wilderness Conference. It is sure to instill new vigor and dedication in all who love, enjoy or work to protect New Mexico’s wildest landscapes.

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Santa Fe River Trail Planting

Cebolla Canyon

9 am - noon, Saturday October 30
Location: River End of Cristobal Colon

It’s time to plant along the River Trail!

The Santa Fe Watershed Association, with the support of REI and the City of Santa Fe, is coordinating a community planting along the new river trail.

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