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Earth Day: April 22, 2010
Turn America Green

Help Turn America Green
Earth Day is a chance for each of us to think about how we can help our planet. Add your pledge for a simple green action to our Earth Day map of America and you'll be amazed at how everyone together can make a big difference by doing small things.

And if you make your pledge by April 30th, you could also win a trip to Hawaii!

Meet a Real Hero Lynn Henning
Congratulations to the Sierra Club's Lynn Henning for winning the prestigious 2010 Goldman Environmental Prize. Lynn's a Michigan farmer who took action after massive factory farms began polluting the water near the 300-acre family farm that she works with her husband in Lenawee County.

Over the past decade, she has become a leading voice calling on state and federal authorities to hold these livestock factory farms accountable.

Watch her story in this short video narrated by Robert Redford -- we guarantee you'll be inspired.

John MuirHappy Birthday, Mr. Muir
Our founder, John Muir, was born 172 years ago yesterday. We've celebrated by updating The John Muir Exhibit -- the best online source of John Muir information on planet Earth -- curated by superstar Sierra Club volunteer Harold Wood. (Take that, Wikipedia!)

Although we hope John Muir would appreciate his new website, we know what he'd really like is for more people to pull on their boots, go for a hike, and tell others how they can do the same.

Here's the place to do exactly that!

Become an Eco Hero on Your iPhoneiPhone
Have you downloaded the Sierra Club's Eco Hero app to your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad yet?

Don't wait for the price to go down -- it's already free!

See the Amazing 25Top 25 Interns
We called for applicants for The Best Internship on Earth. Boy, did we get applicants -- more than 800 of them! So you can imagine how great the 25 finalists are. But you don't have to imagine -- you can see their 90-second videos for yourself.

Who will get to spend the summer traveling around the country hiking, rafting, and working with kids as our Youth Outdoors Ambassador?

Leave a comment and tell us what you think.

Join the Sierra Club for Earth Day!Free Gift
Show your support for Mother Earth by becoming a Sierra Club member this Earth Day.

Your membership will support our year-round efforts to protect wildlands and wildlife. And, special for Earth Day, when you join by Thursday for just $15, you'll get a choice of a free gift!

Join today!

Vote for Your Favorite Earth ShirtWoot
Shirt.Woot is a popular site where people submit and vote on virtual t-shirt designs (the winners become real t-shirts). For Earth Day, they're partnering with the Sierra Club on a design challenge for a t-shirt with a green theme (without bunnies). The designs are pretty fantastic.

Voting ends today, and you'll be able to order the winning design tomorrow!

You can also order a special organic cotton Earth Day shirt today -- check it out!

A Deal of the (Earth) DayGroupon
To help celebrate Earth Day, Groupon is telling their three million subscribers about the Sierra Club's Earth Day map and pledge. Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, see, eat, and buy in cities across the U.S. and in Canada.

Want to find out more? Subscribe to Groupon's Deal of the Day -- or go paperless with their iPhone app.

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