Ontario Chapter

Experienced Videographer

Sierra Club Ontario is seeking an experienced Videographer to help us with photography and the creation of a Promotional Video about our Natural Capital Campaign and Tree Planting Events. This person will be required to attend two afternoon events (April 22 + May 23) and produce an edited video promptly after the May long weekend.

Skills/criteria:

·       - Education in video editing and photography

·       -  Experience documenting, capturing and editing video... Read more »

Posting closes: 
Sun, 2015-03-15 (All day)

Natural Capital Events in Peel

As a part of our Natural Capital Campaign, Sierra Club has also been active in Peel Region!  There will be a couple of events offered in Peel, after receiving funding from TD- Friends of the Environment Grants.

May 23rd – Tree Planting with Credit Valley Conservation, Erindale Park

June 6th – Pollinator Workshop, Heart Lake Conservation Area

If you have any questions, are interested in volunteering at or attending any of these events, please contact Alyssa at alyssab@sierraclub.ca.

 

Photo: Heart Lake Conservation Area

Retrieved from: http://tinyurl.com/p6bf75h

 

 

Spring Activities in Ajax

Last year with funding from RBC's Blue Water Grants, Sierra Club Ontario joined Town of Ajax, and Toronto Regional Conservation Authority to remove stormwater outflow pipes along Ajax’s beaches and replace them with bioswales to help improve water quality. Bioswales are human-created wetland features which slow the flow of stormwater, allowing nutrients and contaminants to be absorbed and filtered by the plants and soil, before the water reaches the beaches.

Last spring we had a successful tree planting at the Paradise Beach bioswale, and will be hosting another Tree planting and additional workshops and events this spring. List of events and volunteer opportunities below:

March 4thAnnual Waterfront Open House... Read more »

Aug 29: A night out with SCO

A Night Out with Sierra Club! Join us for a relaxed evening of casual drinks and meet other local environmentalists and professionals! It's a great opportunity to network and meet like-minded individuals. Feel free to drop-by and bring friends or colleagues who may be interested in this green meet-and-greet!

 When: Thursday, August 29
Time: 7:00 pm
Where: Paupers Pub, 2nd Floor (539 Bloor St. W)
Directions: a few steps south-east of Bathurst Station

Please join us on Sunday April 21, 2013 to celebrate the life and remarkable achievements of Peter Orphanos

On April 21 2013, Sierra Club Ontario and Credit Valley Conservation will be co-hosting a very special event to honour our late friend and colleague, Peter Orphanos.

Peter Orphanos, founder of Sierra Club's Peel Region Group and environmental champion, lost his battle with cancer in December just before the holidays. His passing was felt in his community and across the country. Peter Orphanos was a dedicated man and was widely respected as a knowledgeable and determined environmental advocate. The embodiment of “Think Global Act Local”, he devoted decades of his life to protecting the Credit River Valley that winds through Peel Region and alongside his Streetsville, Mississauga home to Lake Ontario.... Read more »

 
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