Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Next Governor to speak SUNDAY!!

Hi Sierra Clubbers,
The Delta Chapter is proud to host the Democratic candidate for Louisiana's Governor, John Bel Edwards, as speaker for the September 14th program.
John Bel Edwards is the State Representative (D-Amite) of the North Shore region, and is running for Governor. At the Sierra Club monthly meeting, Sunday, Sept. 14th, John Bel will address the Levee Authority lawsuit and the related legislation from the 2014 session, as well as the fracking ingredient disclosure legislation he passed several years ago. He will also entertain questions at the end of his talk.
Sunday September 14th
6:30 Refreshments         7 pm talk
The Sierra Club meets in the Dominion Auditorium at the Audubon Zoo. For more information, visit the Sierra Club Delta Chapter event on Facebook, or call me at 469-323-2518. The program is free and open to everyone, so please share widely and invite your friends.
See you Sunday,
Natasha Noordhoff
Publicity Chair

Friday, May 23, 2014

The Palm Oil Crisis - Monthly Program for June 8th!!

Sierra Club meeting. Sunday, June 8 

Courtney Eparvier, Curator at the Audubon Zoo, will discuss the Palm Oil crisis. it's production, it's global impact, efforts being made to slow down deforestation, and what consumers can do to help.
Countless acres of tropical forests are being destroyed to make way for palm oil plantations. The existence of tropical forests, orangutans and other wildlife is threatened. Palm oil is an ingredient in many candies and other food products. 

Social and refreshments at 6:30 in the Audubon Zoo Nims Center, near the statue of Audubon. 
7 PM - Speaker
Free and open to all. Parking free, safe, and plentiful
Call 504-307-0187 with any questions

Friday, May 9, 2014

Monthly Program - May 18 featuring Dr. Thomas Sherry

Hi All,

The New Orleans Sierra Club group is hosting our monthly meeting on May 18 featuring a talk by Dr. Thomas Sherry from the Tulane Department of Ecology and Environmental Biology.

"Tropical forest loss and fragmentation threaten tropical birds: a case study from Central America"

Dr Sherry's research shows how man made tropical forest loss, fragmentation, loss of large predators like jaguars, and potentially climate change is harming bird populations in Panama, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua.

The Sierra Club meets at Audubon Zoo in Dominion Auditorium. For more i information, visit the Sierra Club Delta Chapter event on Facebook. The program is free and open to everyone. Refreshments start at 6:30, talk from 7 to 8 pm

Natasha Noordhoff
Publicity Chair of the Sierra Club/New Orleans Group

Friday, January 10, 2014

Update on Lafitte Greenway

Sunday, January 12th, Orleans Sierra Club program

Daniel Samuels, Architect and president of Friends of Lafitte Corridor is speaking about the ongoing work to transform the Lafitte Greenway, a 3-mile former shipping canal and railway corridor, into a public green space that connects the historic French Quarter to Bayou St. John.

Audubon Zoo, Dominion Auditorium. Enter gate to far right of main public entrance and behind the statue of Audubon.Parking plentiful and safe.

Call Natasha Noordhoff (469) 323-2518 with any questions. The program is free and open to everyone. Refreshments at 6:30 P.M. Program 7:00 to 8:00 p.m