The Sierra Club's members and supporters are more than 1.3 million of your friends and neighbors. Inspired by nature, we work together to protect our communities and the planet. The Club is America's oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.
The Sierra Club's Rocky Mountain Chapter is comprised of 9 local groups spread out across the great state of Colorado. Explore this website to learn more about what we're doing, where we're headed, and how you can participate. We're involved in everything from recycling and hiking to environmental education and conservation - join in and help us protect the air, land and water throughout our beautiful state!
Sierra Club has partnered with Sungevity, one of the country's leading rooftop solar providers to help members and supporters go solar, save money, and cut pollution. Colorado joins with several other states in this new Sierra Club offering. We're working on solutions for bringing America into the Age of Clean Energy. Whether you buy or lease your new solar power, just flip the switch on dirty coal, oil, and natural gas, and GO SOLAR! The Sierra Club Rocky Mountain Chapter benefits from every estimate given, and every solar installation. Sign up now!
VICTORY! Roan Plateau Protected... For Now
Sierra Club, with a coalition of other organizations, and represented by Earthjustice, via court decision,
shot a hole in the decision-making processes that the Bureau of Land Management used to develop Bush Administration
era oil and gas leasing plans on Colorado's Roan Plateau. The Roan Plateau is wilderness-quality land, but designated
for energy development by the BLM.
Senator Mark Udall, with the support of Senator Michael Bennet, is actively seeking public input in developing proposals for a new Arkansas River Canyon National Park, and wilderness protection for Brown's Canyon and as many as 32 additional areas throughout Colorado's Central Mountains, including expansion of current wilderness areas at Holy Cross, Eagles Nest, and Maroon Bells. Read more and get involved.
Longmont, CO -- Information and Data Manager of our oil & gas campaign, Shane Davis, presented to hundreds of citizens about what oil & gas operations are really about, back in February 2012. Watch this video of his presentation, as well as others who are putting a spotlight on this renegade industry. Video length: 1hr 52 min.
Shane Davis, one of our volunteer Executive Committee members (and Information and Data Manager of our oil & gas campaign) was recently in a debate with industry spokesperson Tisha Schuller on Boulder's Channel 8 Deliberate Conversations program. Watch the fireworks in this debate. Spoiler alert- Shane's parting words: "Natural gas is a bridge fuel to nowhere. We need healthy, renewable, clean energy, not another dirty fossil fuel."
New! When our Conservation volunteer leaders spring into action... you can help! In fact, your help makes all the difference it takes to win! Click on "Get Involved"" or "Take Action" on the left-hand menu, or just click the Get Involved button on the top-right. Check frequently for new actions!
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