Southern Sierran August 2013 e-edition

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August 2013 issue

Surprise on Moses Mountain

Find the register on this Western Sierra peak and you'll find the names of Angeles Chapter leaders from half a century ago.   

Trestles4.jpgToll road plan a wash

The Chapter has long opposed the "dead-end road to nowhere" in Orange County, which is stopped in its tracks -- for now.

Desalination plant takes an ugly turn

The ill-conceived proposal in Huntington Beach has switched gears on strategy. Developers now want to pre-sell water to the Orange County Water District -- and pass the cost on to residents -- in hopes of winning approval.

Chapter wins key public records decision

The California Supreme Court sided with the Angeles Chapter when it decided that governments must make computer mapping data accessible to all.

Got worms? Here's why you should

City dwellers can reduce their global footprint with an urban worm box. Relax, they stay in the bin, eat your garbage and produce fantastic soil.



Go beyond a plain old greeting card

Pick a photo and create your own gift card for friends and family with the Chapter's new
Gifts of Nature.

They'll get the message -- and a heart-felt donation made in their honor.

Nature Lover

Emergency in the back country?

Learn what you need to know at the weekend Wilderness First Aid Course in November.

Want to be an outings leader?

The next Outdoor Leadership Training is set for Oct. 5 in Costa Mesa. Sign up now!  

 We'd love to have your old car!

Support the Angeles Chapter by donating an old car, RV or boat through Cars 4 Causes.

New trips added to our 2013-14 Travel Adventures and Featured Outings.

Also, don't miss our Member/Newcomer event on Aug. 12 — and bring a friend.


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