The Virginia Chapter will be participating in Richmond’s AMAZING RAISE, a fun 36-hour online giving challenge that kicks off at 6am on Sept. 16 and ends at 6pm on Sept. 17. Help the Sierra Club and see your $50 donation possibly double, triple, or more! During Amazing Raise, non-profits like the Sierra Club compete for [...]
Author Archive for Eileen Levandoski
Eileen is the Virginia Conservation Program Manager with the Virginia Chapter Sierra Club.
Every year Virginia Sierra Club members join together for a weekend of hiking, music, fun and, of course, learning about how to protect our natural environment in Virginia. Our Annual Gathering is a 3 day, 2 night event that includes nature hikes, Virginia Sierra Club happenings, great music and fellowship. Join us Sept 25-27 at [...]
What if … the Deepwater Horizon spill had occurred off the mid-Atlantic coast? What are the impacts stemming from industrialization of coastal areas? What long-term ecological harm is inflicted just with normal drilling operations? These questions and more will be posed by a panel of federal, state and local elected officials and answered by a large [...]
Join Sierra Club, Oceana, Surfrider Foundation, and CCAN for our 6th annual Hands Across the Sand Saturday May 16, 2015 in Virginia Beach. Help us draw a line in the sand as we stand against offshore drilling and stand up for clean energy, like offshore wind, for a sustainable planet. We’ll meet up where 31st [...]
Governor McAuliffe was elected pledging to address climate change and invest in clean renewable energy. While he has taken steps to bring more efficiency, solar and wind on line, his embrace of an “all of the above” energy plan flatly ignores the reality of climate change. Most regrettably, he has expressed his support for the [...]
Click here to view report summary. Click here to download full report. On the eve of a Federal Emergency Management Agency meeting in Norfolk on flood risk management, a new report by the Sierra Club warns that sea level rise is accelerating and that greater precautions should be taken in planning for growth along the [...]