Events to explore
All events and presentations are open to the public as well as Moshannon Group members unless otherwise stated.
**Date Change from 3/24**
Tue, Mar 31 • 6 p.m.
Together we can make a difference!
Member Meeting Pizza Party and Planning Session
at Schlow Centre Region Library
211 South Allen Street, State College
We wil feature updates and short films on hydraulic fracturing including Sierra Club’s Fracking 101. A group discussion will follow with a planning session on how to address the impact of fracking on communities, water, air and our state forests. Moshannon Group members and the public are welcome! Bring a friend! Note: Member meetings are planned for the 4th Tuesday of each month at this time and location through May.
Save The Date!
Sun, Apr 12 • 3 p.m.
Environmental Rights Amendment Symposium
Market Square Prebyterian Church
20 South 2nd Street, Harrisburg
The Sierra Club and PennFuture are hosting a PA Environmental Rights Amendment Symposium featuring speakers Franklin Kury, author of the Environmental Rights Amendment; John Childe, PA Environmental Defense Fund; and John Dernbach, Professor Widener University School of Law.
Free parking is available in the Market Street garage. Questions should be directed to: Barbara Pennell by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sat, Apr 24 + Sun, Apr 25
4th Annual Stellar Weekend
Volunteer Appreciation & Victory Training
Stone Valley Recreation Area
Saturday we will discuss Chapter business in the areas of conservation, politics, and advocacy. In the evening, meet with Sierra Club PA Chapter members for fun, food and celebration while we recognize our “star” volunteers who spent their time and efforts supporting conservation with the Pennsylvania Sierra Club. Sunday includes a training session on developing tools to set ourselves up for VICTORY by building Chapter and Group capacity; improving coordination and communication; growing, engaging, and strengthening our
volunteer base; and developing a bold, cohesive strategic vision. Click here for more information or to RSVP with the Chapter to attend.
Outings to enjoy
All outings are open to the public as well as Moshannon Group members.
** Service Outing **
Sat, Mar 28 • 8:45 a.m.
10th Annual Little Juniata River Cleanup
Meet at Spruce Creek United Methodist Church parking lot, 4938 Spruce Creek Road, Spruce Creek
Volunteers needed! Sponsored by the Little Juniata River Association, this is an effort to further clean up the Little Juniata River and the LJ Natural Area by boat and by foot. We will collect trash as we go to deposit at the parking area at Barree. All boaters with experience in canoes/kayaks are welcome. Hikers/non-boaters are also needed to walk the riverbank and will be ferried across river to problem areas as needed. Bags and gloves, car shuttles, and a hot lunch will be provided. Download the LittleJ Cleanup flyer for more information.
*** SERVICE OUTING ***
Sat, Apr 25 • a.m. TBD
Bald Eagle Creek Cleanup
The Sierra Club will conduct a float-based (kayaks, canoes, other watercraft) cleanup of the Bald Eagle River from Milesburg to Curtin Village as part of the Clearwater Conservancy Spring Creek Watershed cleanup. Please contact Ron at email@example.com if interested in details.
Day trip or overnight options
Sat, May 2 + Sun, May 3
Annual Pine Creek Canyon Outing
The dates have been set for the annual paddling trip through the Pine Creek Canyon. Day trip and overnite options are available. Every year we have a good-sized group that spends a day or weekend exploring and enjoying this great area to our north. Stay tuned or contact Ron at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
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Need ideas for a daytrip or a weekend outing?
Check out our “On The Trail” columns for articles about central Pennsylvania outings to help plan your next nature walk, hiking, backpacking, camping or paddling excursion.