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Sierra Club Fall Kickoff

Sep 17, 2014 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

The Goodman Center, 149 Waubesa Street, Madison
Ever wonder what the local Sierra Club is up to? Want to learn about our programs and plug in to activism through volunteer opportunities? Then this is the event for you! Also get a short and engaging overview of the local political landscape for environmental and women's issues from our keynote speaker, Wisconsin State Representative Chris Taylor.

There will be food, fun, and a chance to interact with volunteers from all our various activities. Come hear (and share) what’s happening, and how you can join in and make the difference you want to see!

Some areas you can learn about:

Conservation & clean energy activism
MG&E Rate Hike “RePower” Campaign
Inner City Outings “at risk” youth program
Event Recycling & Composting campaign
Communication & Outreach Opportunities
Political Education
Water Sentinels program
This will be a fun and engaging event, open to both Sierra Club members and the public. So grab a friend and join us for a spectacular time!


lacinda.athen@gmail.com or (608) 274-7870



Friends of Wisdom Prairie Outing to Pheasant Branch Conservancy

Oct 5, 2014 1pm

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M, Middleton, WI
Friends of Wisdom Prairie
Pheasant Branch Conservancy Outing

Join the Friends of Wisdom Prairie members on an outing to visit the
Pheasant Branch Conservancy
Sunday, October 5, 2014
1:00-3:30 pm

Meet at Holy Wisdom Monastery (4200 County Road M, Middleton, WI) at 1:00 pm to learn about the history of the ecological restoration at the Pheasant Branch Conservancy from Susan Gruber. At 2:00 pm drive to the Pheasant Branch Conservancy and take a guided tour until 3:30 pm.

Susan Gruber is an accomplished ecological land manager and leader of volunteer ecological restorationists at the Pheasant Branch Conservancy with great enthusiasm for the natural world.
Cost: $10 donation/person ($8 tax deductible)
Register by September 28, 2014 at benedictinewomen.org/care-for-the-earth/friends-of-wisdom-prairie/pheasant-branch-conservancy-outing/
To learn about this outing or about the Friends organization, contact Greg Armstrong at garmstrong@benedictinewomen.org, 608-836-1631, x123 or visit benedictinewomen.org/care-for-the-earth/friends-of-wisdom-prairie/


Greg Armstrong, garmstrong@benedictinewomen.org, 608-836-1631x123