Atlantic Chapter

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Become a Water Sentinel! Trainings in Olean, NY on May 30

New York Water Sentinels is looking for new volunteers to expand its stream monitoring efforts in Cattaraugus County, NY. During the training, participants learn how to collect baseline data and monitor water quality using a protocol developed by the NY Water Sentinels and the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM), based at Dickinson College.  To learn more about the training, and to register, click here


Activist Writers' Group Training, June 2

The Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter and the Niagara Group are pleased to offer a training opportunity to help your group coordinate efforts for using local media to your advantage. Bill Nowack from the Niagara Group (based in Buffalo) will share how he and a group of fellow writers are effective in getting published in local print media. To RSVP for the call, click here 


Democracy & the Environment Book Club: Dr. Zephyr Teachout, June 24

Dr. Teachout will join us via conference call for a Q&A discussion of her book Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin's Snuff Box to Citizens United on Wednesday, June 24 at 7:30pm. To RSVP for the call, click here

"A Danger on Rails": Short Film on the Issue of Oil by Rail

Be sure to watch this short documentary by Jon Bowermaster that takes a closer look at the many dangers of oil by rail, featuring the Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter's Conservation Director, Roger Downs. And to take action on the issue after watching, click here