Some cool events happening in Richmond, Re-posted from the Fall of the James Sierra club.
June brings multiple opportunities to learn about clean energy, the impacts of climate change on the James River, and preventing new dirty fuel infrastructure projects in our state. Join your friends and neighbors for multiple information and community events, and finish out the month with some direct advocacy by attending either the Air Pollution Control Board meeting or the State Water Control Board meeting. Read on below for more information.
Community Outreach Coordinator
Sierra Club Virginia Chapter
Learn more about solar tonight!
Interested in solar for your home? You are invited to another free info session for Solar and EV Charger Co-Ops tonight at Libbie Mill Library from 6:30-8:30 p.m.! Presented by Solar United Neighbors, you can hear about the upcoming solar co-op, electric vehicle chargers and greater access to community solar. Bring your friends and neighbors to this free and informative evening!
Attend tonight's free info session in Henrico!
Learn about toxic flood threats to the James!
This Wednesday, attend a presentation about the recent climate-driven toxic flooding report authored by Noah Sachs and David Flores. Professor Noah Sachs will present at Champion Brewing on Wednesday, June 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. about the vulnerability of the James River watershed. Learn more about threats to our community and drinking source at this free event!
Attend this informative talk!
Protect Virginia's air!
On Friday, June 21, the Air Pollution Control Board will hold their Quarterly Board meeting. This meeting’s agenda will include discussion on the Chickahominy Gas Plan that slated for Charles City County, VA. This is an opportunity to directly engage with the Board members through the public comment forum. RSVP to engage on issues impacting our Commonwealth’s air!
Attend the Air Board Meeting!
Enjoy the outdoors while creating art!
Join fellow artists and environmentalists for another session of art-making with the Sierra Club Virginia Chapter on Monday, June 24! Bring your favorite drawing or painting supplies to a beautiful spot by the James River. We will gather to create art in the surroundings at Shiplock Park, finishing just before sunset. Limited drawing supplies and light refreshments will be provided!
Make art with Sierra Club!
Sierra Club + James River Association + you!
Join the Sierra Club Virginia Chapter and the James River Association for a fun and informative evening on Turkey Island Creek! This paddle is a fantastic way to experience the creek while learning more about its health and the role the community can play in safeguarding the watershed. Be sure to RSVP for this canoe paddle at Turkey Island Creek to reserve a spot!
Paddle with us!
Attend the State Water Control Board on June 27
The Quarterly Board meeting for the State Water Control Board is another opportunity for the public to engage with the Board members. We encourage you to voice concerns about water impacts from the Mountain Valley Pipeline during the public comment portion of the meeting.
Attend the Meeting!