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- Mar 11 (Tue), 7:00 pm
- Energy, Environment, and Our Water Future
- Mar 12 (Wed), 7:30 pm
- How Our Food Choices Affect the Environment
- Mar 12 (Wed), 7:30 pm
- MOVIE NIGHT - Koch Brother Exposed
- Mar 13 (Thu), 7:00 pm
- Singles Social Dinner and Movie - Hunterdon County
- Mar 15 (Sat), 2:00 pm
- Film Screening: 'Bag It'
- Mar 16 (Sun), 10:00 am
- Sierra Silver Singles Hike at South Mountain Reservation
- Mar 18 (Tue), 7:00 pm
- Monthly Singles Dinner in Montclair
- Mar 22 (Sat), 10:00 am
- Walk for Water on World Water Day
- Mar 22 (Sat), 1:00 pm
- Princeton Battlefield State Park Clean Up
- Mar 24 (Mon), 6:00 pm
- Ship Wrecks off the New Jersey Coast
Welcome to the New Jersey Gateway Group's Sierra Club Page.
Serving Hillside, Elizabeth, and Essex County (except for Livingston, Millburn and Roseland).
The Gateway Group was organized in January 2011. Please contact any of the leaders below if you are interested in joining our campaigns to protect the environment. There are several Gateway Group positions open.
http://newjersey.sierraclub.org/Gateway/ We are also accessible from the NJ Chapter web site.
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Gateway Group Officers
|Vice Chair||John Beadle
|Program Chair||John Beadle
|Conservation Co-Chairs||ZaSah Khademi
|Political Chair|| Open Position
|Fundraising Chair|| Open Position
|Membership Co-Chairs||Steven Yafet,
|Newark Issues Chair||Bill Chappel
|Water Issues Chair||Bill Chappel|
|Recycling Issues Chair||Lyle Landon
|Passaic River Chair||Brenda Toyloy,
|Elizabeth Issues Chair||Paula Borenstein
|Outings Chair|| Open Position
|Group Excomm||David Yennior, John Beadle, and ZaSah Khademi
Please contact John Beadle or Barbara Conover, Gateway's Program Chairs, if you have a question about our programs listed below or any suggestions for a program in the future.
The Gateway Group invites YOU to join in the activism and asks your support as we strive to address the many issues facing the urban as well as suburban communities. There are several vacant positions listed, along with a full list of officers. For further information about upcoming
activities, volunteer opportunities, or to discuss any concerns please contact me at
or call 973-844-1384.
LIST OF UPCOMING EVENTS:
- Wednesday, Sept 11, New Jersey's Highlands: Newark's Water Supply
"If you drink the water, you won't want to miss this program."
Erica Van Auken campaign and grass roots coordinator from the New
Jersey Highlands Coalition will show a short movie followed by a
discussion about why the Highlands is so important for New Jersey
drinking water including the Newark Watershed. 7-9 pm at St. James Parish multipurpose room, 143 Madison St., (Ironbound) Newark
- Wed Oct 9 -- Rahway River Association:
Jeff Jotz, from the Rahway River Association will discuss how the Association protects and restores the River and its ecosystem. Starting in Essex County, and encompassing 130 square miles, the Rahway River watershed is one of the oldest urbanized areas of the state, but nature remains resilient with oases of wildlife and remarkable natural areas tucked in pockets along the various branches. 7pm at the Verona Boathouse, Porcello Lane, Verona.
- Thursday, Oct. 24 - "Let Me Decide! Label GMOs in NJ!"
- The Gateway Group will cosponsor (with Food & Water Watch, GMOfreeNJ, Cornucopia Network of NJ, and others) a Food Day program on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Over 70% of grocery store food contains GMOs and 93% of Americans want them labeled. Learn about GMOs as well as GMO labeling bills in the NJ Legislature and Congress to get GMO. Food Day is a nationwide celebration of healthy, affordable and sustainably produced food and a grassroots campaign for better food policies. 6:30-9:00pm, Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Ave.
- Wednesday, Nov 13 - Sustainable Jersey by Gray Russell.
- Sustainable Jersey is a certification program for municipalities in New Jersey that want to go green, save money and take steps to sustain their quality of life over the long term. Launched in 2009, the program provides a menu of "action points" municipalities can do to become more sustainable and receive formal certification. Gray Russell, Montclair's Sustainability Officer, has led his town through two cycles of certification and was part of the team that created Sustainable Jersey. 7pm at the Verona Boathouse, Porcello Lane, Verona.
For further information about programs please check the website.