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Event Calendar

Fundraisers and Awareness Activities.

Below are some fun and exciting upcoming opportunities to enjoy the environment and help to raise money and awareness for our campaign to protect Orange County's natural areas and keep our creeks and surf clean!

Its important to join together and attend these activities. Contact Robin Everett for events list on this page. Call 949-361-7534

Upcoming Schedule

Events:

Thank you for all your support this year, your efforts resulted in our biggest win yet at the California Coastal Commission hearing! However, now is the time to step our campaign into full gear to prepare for the upcoming Commerce hearing.

Please join us for this fun and informative meeting and learn how you can make a difference this summer!

The event will feature Michael Fitts, staff attorney for Endangered Habitats League, who will give a presentation on the Smart Mobility Alternative to the Toll Road.

Date: Monday June 30th
Time: 7-9 pm
Place:  San Clemente Senior Center
242 Avenida Del Mar
San Clemente, CA 92672

Volunteer Opportunities:

Sign up for our summer outreach program. We will be spreading the word of the upcoming Commerce hearing to those who we know care about San Onofre State Beach.

For more information or directions call Robin Everett at 949-361-7534 or robin.everett@sierraclub.org

Hikes:

Saturday, July 26
Sierra Sage/Friends of the Foothills
Trestles Beach
Enjoy this walk to the famous surfing beach at Trestles and the extensive wetlands area through which San Mateo Creek flows.  We will discuss the ecological importance of the surrounding area and the damage that the proposed Foothill S Toll Rd would do to the state beach. Meet 8:30 am Trestles Surfers' parking lot. 3 mi rt, 100' gain.    Bring water. Rain cancels Leader: Robin Everett, Assistant: Paul Carlton

Sunday, August 17th
Sierra Sage/ Friends of the Foothills
Trestles Beach
Enjoy this walk to the famous surfing beach at Trestles and the extensive wetlands area through which San Mateo Creek flows.  We will discuss the ecological importance of the surrounding area and the damage that the proposed Foothill S Toll Rd would do to the state beach. Meet 8:30 am Trestles Surfers' parking lot. 3 mi rt, 100' gain.    Bring water. Rain cancels Leader: Robin Everett, Assistant: Duana Miller

Saturday, September 13th
Sierra Sage/Friends of the Foothills
Trestles Beach
Enjoy this walk to the famous surfing beach at Trestles and the extensive wetlands area through which San Mateo Creek flows.  We will discuss the ecological importance of the surrounding area and the damage that the proposed Foothill S Toll Rd would do to the state beach. Meet 8:30 am Trestles Surfers' parking lot. 3 mi rt, 100' gain.    Bring water. Rain cancels Leader: Robin Everett, Assistant: John Kaiser

Saturday, October 18th
Sierra Sage/ Friends of the Foothills/Inner City Outings
Donna O'Neill Land Conservancy
Enjoy the beautiful natural scenery on this slow-paced nearly level walk. We will discuss the ecological importance of the DOLC and the surrounding area and the damage the Foothill-South Toll Road would bring to the Conservancy and watershed. Meet at 8:30 am at the SOC rideshare pt (Ortega Business Center, on Ortega Hwy, 2 blks E of I-5). Conservancy donation of $10 to support the work of the DOLC is appreciated. 3 mi. rt. Bring water. Rain cancels. Leader: Robin Everett, Assistant: Paul Carlton.

For more information or directions call Robin Everett at 949-361-7534 or robin.everett@sierraclub.org

SOUTH ORANGE COUNTY (SOC) HIKES RIDESHARE MEETING POINT:

Ortega Business Center Parking lot, southeast corner, at the intersection of Ortega Highway and Rancho Viejo Road in San Juan Capistrano. Important Information for all hikes:  Always bring water; sturdy, comfortable shoes; and a hat.  Wear sunscreen. Rain Cancels.

For more information or directions call Robin Everett @ 949-361-7534

Robin Everett
robin.everett@sierraclub.org
Conservation Organizer
Sierra Club/Friends of the Foothills
949-361-7534 / fax: 949-361-6623