Thursday, June 16, 2016

 FIRST BABY WHOOPING CRANE BORN IN THE WILD

Sara Zimorski, Wildlife Biologist, will give a talk about the LA whooping crane reintroduction project with particular emphasis on the nesting and the successful hatch of two chicks this spring.  

Baton Rouge Sierra Club Meeting

June 29, 2016 
6:30 refreshments
7:00 Sara's Talk

The Backpacker 
7656 Jefferson Hwy.


Saving Whooping Cranes in Louisiana

Sara Zimorski, biologist with Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries, will give a presentation on efforts to save the Whooping Cranes in Louisiana, particularly their latest success: the birth of two baby whoopers!

Courtesy of LDWF
The recent discovery of two other whoopers found shot in southwest La. not long thereafter will animate our discussion. This setback amid success in the struggle to successfully establish a thriving, self-sustaining population of this majestic species, offers a chance to reflect on the program and how it will succeed.
For more info, go to: http://www.wlf.la.gov/news/40102


Meeting: Baton Rouge Sierra Club

Location: The Backpacker on Jefferson Hwy
Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm
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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Using Your Voice for Our Environment in Louisiana

Louisiana Legislature Early Update, Sign up for Legislative Action List

The Delta Chapter of the Sierra Club works at a statewide level on issues of concerns to Sierra Club members in Louisiana.  Chapter Chair Woody Martin coordinates our mother chapter's Legislative Action Team to bring some environmental progress-minded citizen advocacy to Baton Rouge. The Chapter's L.A.T. also is attentive to regulatory issues held in public hearing by the executive agencies of government, as well as the Public Service Commission which regulates utilities here in the State.  As Sierra Club members here in the Capital of Louisiana region, you have a special power through proximity to take a lead on speaking up for us all!

To get involved in the very important work of this volunteer team during what will be the most important legislative sessions in decades, visit the following link to read the Early Update and to get signed up today.  http://lasierraclub.org/node/359

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Whistle Blower to speak February 24


Dan Collins will share his story about the dredging of Bayou Postillion and why he felt compelled to file a "whistleblower" suit against the Louisiana Dept. of Natural Resources over the issue, which he won late last year.  Collins will tell us all about it from his perspective during our February meeting at the Backpacker on Wednesday February 24. Program begins at 7:00 pm.


Monday, January 18, 2016

January 2015 Meeting Date Change

January 20 Meeting Changed to January 27

Dr Andy Nyman, LSU School of Renewable Natural Resources

Discussion of Proposals for Restoring  LSU Lakes

The Backpacker, 7656 Jefferson Hwy 7 PM