Friday, January 16, 2015

Winter Outings 2015

Jan. 31st- 9am-Malabar Scrub Sanctuary hike
Join the Turtle Coast Sierra Club for a 2 hour hike through the Malabar Scrub Sanctuary. Participants
will gain an understanding of wetland and upland communities and what we can do to protect them.
Hikers might encounter scrub jays and gopher tortoises! Bring water and wear appropriate hiking
shoes. Call for meeting location and other outing details. 321-432-4346

Feb. 28th-9am-Tosohatchee Hike-East Orange County
Join Turtle Coast Sierra Club as we hike a 5 mile loop In the Tosohatchee Wildlife Management Area. The area consists of meandering creeks, lush cabbage palm hammocks, slash pine flatwoods, cypress swamps, and freshwater marshes. We will learn about the abundance of birds, both resident and migratory, and wildlife such as white-tailed deer, bobcat, fox squirrel, alligators, and otters. Doug Sphar, long time Sierra Club member will lead this hike. Bring water and wear appropriate shoes. Call 321-432-4346 to reserve your spot and get the meeting location. There is a $3 entrance fee per vehicle.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

First Membership Meeting of 2015

A joint Partnership and Sierra Club meeting will be held on Thursday, January 22, 2015, at which we will  discuss local issues of importance for 2015, including Seismic Testing and Oil and Gas Drilling Off Our Beaches, Rail Plans for Port Canaveral, and other issues of concern.  We will decide which issues justify further discussion at future meetings.

This meeting will take place at the Pineda Unitarian Universalist Friendship Center, 3115 Friendship Place, on US 1 in Rockledge, ½ mile north of Suntree Blvd and next to Landscape Depot.

Social time starts at 6:30 PM and the meeting starts at 7:00 PM.  Our meetings are open to the public.