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CELEBRATE THE NEW YEAR WITH A "FIRST DAY HIKE"

Join the Mississippi Sierra Club on New Year's Day morning for a First Day Hike. We'll be meeting at LeFleur State Park off of Lakeland Drive, at 10 AM.

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CENTRAL GROUP: KAYAK WITH US ON THE PEARL RIVER

The Mississippi Chapter of the Sierra Club is organizing Saturday kayak trips on the Pearl River, and we'd love for you to join us.

NAACP TO HONOR SIERRA CLUB'S LOUIE MILLER AND ROBERT WIYGUL ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23RD

The Gulfport Branch NAACP will be honoring the Sierra Club and Robert Wiygul at its 2014 Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Hard Rock Live in Biloxi at 6:00pm. This year's program theme is "All in for Justice and Equality", and the organization's incoming National President and CEO, Cornell William Brooks, will be the special guest speaker. He will be presenting Distinguished Justice service awards to attorney Robert Wiygul and Louie Miller for their outstanding environmental justice advocacy. The NAACP has strategically engaged environmental and climate justice as one of its core civil rights issues

AMERICAN CATCH WORKSHOP TO BE HELD AT MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE IN JACKSON ON OCTOBER 21ST

Where does our favorite seafood come from … really? Which of our freshwater fish is highest in Omega-3’s? How do our seafood choices affect marine and estuarine environments in Mississippi and around the world?

JOIN US FOR A KAYAK TRIP DOWN THE PEARL RIVER THIS SATURDAY, JULY 26th

Join us for a kayak trip down the Pearl River this Saturday morning, July 26th. We will be paddling from just below the Spillway to Mayes Lake. You may bring your own kayak or canoe or can rent a kayak. If you want to rent a kayak please contact us when you register. You must register for the event.

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A Seriously Social Event: Wednesday, June 11th

Join us this Wednesday, June 11th, at 5:30PM, on the patio at Sal and Mookies Pie Lounge for our first Seriously Social event. We'll have free appetizers and discounted drinks. We'll be talking about some of the activities we are planning for the summer. Hope to see you there!

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In memoriam: LINDA ST. MARTIN

MAY 23RD, 2014
FROM LOUIE MILLER
Sharing the tragic news that Linda St. Martin passed away at 9:30 this morning from complications due to chemotherapy....i would appreciate everyone taking a moment to reflect on Linda in honor of her body of work, passion, and commitment in service to the Sierra Club and the Gulf Community as a whole.

NEW PSC COMMISSIONER STEVE RENFRO SPEAKS AT STENNIS INSTITUTE LUNCHEON

DECEMBER 2ND, JACKSON MS
Recently appointed Southern District Public Service Commissioner Steve Renfroe spoke yesterday at the Stennis Institute Capitol Press Forum at The Capitol Club in downtown Jackson, Mississippi. Sierra Club's own Louie Miller was there, and Gulf Coast group member Steve Shepard was mentioned in Renfro's opening remarks. Mississippi Public Broadcasting was also there and filed this report.

PROTEST AT KEMPER

DEKALB, MS BY STEVE SHEPARD NOV. 8, 2013 Steve attended last Friday's protest at the Kemper Plant, when it was visited by Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, Governor Phil Bryant and some other foreign dignitaries, and he was interviewed by Norwegian televison. Here's his first person account. "I said on-camera that I thought Norwegians were too smart to build a plant like the Kemper Plant, and that it was too dirty and expensive, and could only get built in Mississippi because we are the dumbest state in the nation."

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