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Come Join Us!

Our 2nd Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival!

13 inspiring and adventurous films will make this year's film festival worth it! Come enjoy a night away from the ordinary and join us at Trinity College's Cinestudio on Saturday, April 12th at  6:30pm. [Read more]

Click here to purchase tickets. 


Don't allow frackers to dump their toxic waste in Connecticu

Current CT Issues 

Fracking Waste Could Be Coming to CT

Do you want your groundwater to become contaminated and rivers polluted.  If fracking waste is allowed into CT that may happen. We need everyone's support to keep fracking waste out of CT. Click here to find our more about fracking waste and what you can do about it.

Tree Cutting and Trimming

Have you noticed trees in your area being cut down or excessively trimmed? More and more residents have been challenging the extent of tree trimming on their properties by contractors working for the public utility companies. [Read more]


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100% Renewable Energy by 2050

According to studies conducted by Stanford Professor Mark Jacobson, it is feasible to transition to 100% renewable energy within a few decades.  He recently unveiled a 50-state plan to raise awareness about switching to clean energy. Click here for more information about The Solutions Project and how you can help CT reach 100% renewable.


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Events

All events open to club members and the public

April 10 - Greater Hartford Group Monthly Meeting - Free screening of "Gasland II" by filmmaker Josh Fox, preceeded by discussion led by Dr. Beth Weinberger. Event to be held at University of Hartford. [Read more]

April 12 - 2nd Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival [Read more]

Hiking Events 

April 13 - Penwood State Park, Simsbury - wander around the rolling hills for an hour and a half with hike leader Renee Tayor [Read more]


Volunteer Opportunities

CT Sierra Club runs on the energy of our dedicated volunteers. Nothing can happen without your help. We currently need:

Wild & Scenic Film Festival Volunteers - several positions available raging from registration table to clean up. Contact John Calandelli at connecticut.chapter@sierraclub.org or Roberta Paro at raparo@snet.net or (860) 857-0976 if you are interested. [Read more]


The Snowman Doth Drowned

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On March 19th, the Southeast Group held their tenth annual Welcome to Spring social.  The evening included a light supper, a farewell to old man winter ceremony in which a snowman was "drowned" in Long Island Sound and a sharing of spring-themed poetry. Click here for more details and pictures from the occasion. 

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