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Protect Your Favorite Piece of AmericaTake Action: Protect Your Favorite Piece of America

What do the awe-inspiring wonder of the Grand Canyon, the ancient beauty of California's Giant Sequoia forests, and the smoldering giant Mount St. Helens all have in common?

These national treasures were all permanently protected as national monuments by a sitting U.S. president, and that’s why we are able to enjoy them without fear that they will be ruined by mining, drilling, or clear-cutting.

Tell President Obama to name some of our most special wild places as national monuments!

 


Best Intern Joaquin SosaBest Internship On Earth: The First Video

Are you following along with Joaquin Sosa, winner of our Best Internship on Earth?

He's been taking trips with our groups across the country and has already posted his first video -- about his great his trip to Yosemite with Sacramento Inner City Outings.








Great Outdoors America WeekGrassroots Activism: Protecting the Great Outdoors

Last week, nearly one hundred volunteers joined the Sierra Club's Mission Outdoors and Resilient Habitats campaigns in our nation’s capital for Great Outdoors America Week. Volunteer activists met with the administration and electedleaders to talk about protecting our public lands and providing more opportunities for Americans to connect with the great outdoors.

Learn more on the Lay of the Land blog.




Stopping Coal in MississippiGrassroots Activism: Stopping Coal in Mississippi

Congrats to the Mississippi Sierra Club for their work getting a coal plant's proposed 15 percent rate hike rejected by state regulators.

The Sierra Club has challenged the dirty, expensive, and unnecessary Kemper County Coal Plant project from its inception, and this rejection by the state public service commission has dealt a strong blow to the proposed plant.



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