Chapter Conservation Team meeting

Sheep, Rocky Mountain Big-Horn © David Van Winkle

Conservation topics: Beyond Coal, Clean Energy Solutions, Cool Cities, Drilling/Mining, Green Transportation, Public Lands, Water, Wildlife

Come get involved! Pursue your passion!

Open to all members.

Location: Sevilleta National Wildlife Reserve
Exit 169 on I-25, about 50 miles south of Albuquerque


Operation Free - Clean Energy and National Security town hall

Operation Free - Logo

2:00 pm, Thursday, October 28th
Lobo Room B, Students’ Union Building,
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Want to help Defend America and Defund terrorists? Achieve energy security with clean, American Power? Bring new and better jobs to our returning veterans?


E-Recycling Event in Albuquerque

9 am - 1 pm, Saturday October 16
Albuquerque Recycling, Inc.
3726 Hawkins St., N.E.
Albuquerque, NM 87109 (West of Jefferson and North of Ellison)

Recycle your unwanted or outdated electronics
Enter to win a free Kindle


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,

in 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 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.


One Trash Can a Year


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.


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.


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


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.


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


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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