The Drought’s Effect on Big Bear Lake

Fawnskin, CA, March 9, 2014 - Some of the most visible effects of the current drought are the beaches springing up around Big Bear Lake’s 22 miles of shoreline--new patches of sand that fishermen and picnicking families are making the most of. Even after picking up over ten inches of precipitation in the recent storm system, the water level was … [Read more...]

Xeriscape Garden Tour Highlights Beautiful Landscapes and Water Conservation

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  Big Bear, CA, March 4, 2014 - With Spring approaching, thoughts are turning to gardening and planting. 2013 was the driest year on record in California and aside from our recent storm, 2014 is shaping up to be another very dry year. Native and drought tolerant plants are definitely a wise choice for your garden. They may cost … [Read more...]

Sierra Club Leads Hikers to Recognition on the PCT

Oriflame Mountain

Big Bear City, CA, January 8, 2014 - The Sierra Club Big Bear Group leads group hikes every year on local trails. In 2014, it's participating in the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) Section B Award Program, in which each hiker who completes all 101.4 miles receives a recognition patch and attends the annual awards party. This section of the PCT is … [Read more...]

Sierra Club Environmental Film Festival

Fawnskin, CA, November 9, 2012, 6am - On Thursday November 15, 2012, at 6:30pm, the Sierra Club Big Bear Group will present their annual Environmental Film Festival at the Discovery Center.  They have two movies this year. “America’s Wildest Refuge” celebrates the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, its formation and expansion, and the fight … [Read more...]

Sierra Club Presentation

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 13, 2012, 6am - On Thursday, October 18th at 6:30pm the Sierra Club Big Bear Group will present Sandy Steers, environmental activist, speaking about “Big Bear’s Hidden Treasures.”  Big Bear Valley is home to three rare and specialized habitats that host unique plants and animals that can only be seen here. … [Read more...]

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