28 May '11, 9pm

Today is National Sierra Club Day <- The largest & most influential grassroots environmental organization in U.S.

- Club protests global trade without adequate environmental controls, and joins with Amnesty International in publishing Environmentalists Under Fire: 10 Urgent Cases of Human Rights Abuses. After campaign by Sierra Club and Amnesty International, Russian environmental activist Alexander Nikitin acquitted of espionage charges and set free. Special funding allows new Youth in Wilderness Program to promote nature awareness among economically disadvantaged young people. President Clinton, upon urging by Club, announces moratorium on roadless development and Wild Forest initiative that could protect up to 60 million acres of national forest wildlands. Honorary Sierra Club President Edgar Wayburn presented Medal of Freedom by President Clinton.

Full article: http://www.sierraclub.org/history/timeline.aspx

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Happy 120th birthday to us!

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For Immediate Release, May 27, 2011 Contacts: Karen Schambach, Center for Sierra Nevada Conservation, (530) 333-1113 Lisa ...