San Gabriel Mountains to be Designated as a National Monument

San gabriels

San Dimas, CA, October 10, 2014 - President Obama is expected to make a statement today at Bonelli Park in San Dimas, announcing his plans to create a San Gabriel Mountains National Monument which would encompass 350,000 acres of public land. Stretching from Santa Clarita to San Bernardino County, the San Gabriel Mountains provide outdoor … [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...]

Xeriscape Garden Tour This Weekend Celebrates 10 Years


Big Bear Lake, CA, July 13, 2012, 8:00am - The Xeriscape Garden Tour will celebrate its 10th year of showcasing homes that exemplify the best in water conservation through Xeriscape landscaping. The tour is set for Saturday, July 14th and will feature 6 to 7 gardens, two nurseries and the Flower Show and Plant Sale at the PAC. Highlights of this … [Read more...]

Learn How to Make Your Home Energy Efficient

Big Bear, Ca, October 20, 2011, 8:00am - The Sierra Club Big Bear group is making it easier for you to have an energy efficient home, as they will host their Green Energy Symposium tonight.  The meeting will take place at 6:30pm at the Discovery Center, and will feature local speakers who have expertise in green energy, including, wind, solar, and … [Read more...]

3rd Annual Energy Symposium

The Sierra Club Big Bear Group is hosting a green energy symposium on Thursday, October 20th at 6:30 at the Discovery Center.  Guest speakers will talk about the latest in energy regulations, technology, and products.  The program is free to attend. … [Read more...]

Find Out How To Make Your Garden “Green” At Xeriscape Garden Tour

Big Bear, Ca, July 12, 2011, 12:00pm - The 9th annual Xeriscape Garden Tour will take place this Saturday, July 16th.  Participants can begin the FREE self-guided tour anytime between 9am and noon starting at Eminger’s Mountain Nursery.  Once registered, participants will have until 4:00pm to complete the driving tour of the homes in Big Bear … [Read more...]

Big Bear Sierra Club Meeting

Speakers:  Ed Wallace - backpacking and climbing essentials, George Carver - pictures from 2010 backpacking trip in the Sierra's, Pete Fulkerson - Equada Outfitters new indoor climbing facility.  At the Big Bear Discovery Center, 40971 North Shore Drive, Fawnskin, CA  Call Christy for additional information at 909-866-5006 or go to the club's … [Read more...]

Sierra Club Big Bear Group Hosts Earth Day Fair In Village


Big Bear, Ca, April 29, 2011, 9:00am - The Big Bear Group of the Sierra Club is hosting an Earth Day Fair on Saturday from 11:00am to 4:00pm in the Village on Pine Knot Avenue in the Copper Q’s parking area.  This free event will feature a variety of informational booths and children’s activities, including a shopping bag decorating activity … [Read more...]

9th Annual Xeriscape Garden Tour

Sponsored by the Sierra Club Big Bear Group. Start the self guided tour at Eminger's Mountain Nursery at 41223 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake.  Information will be available about composting, tree care, and artificial turf at the start of the tour.  Pick up your map and visit 8 homes where gardening, native plant, xeriscape, and firewise … [Read more...]

Sierra Club Spring Fling

A "zero waste" potluck.  Bring food to share, a plate, utensils, and a beverage----no paper products.  There will be no trash cans available.  The Sierra Club will provide a spiral cut ham.  Open to members and guests with a silent auction, door prizes, and live music, at the Discovery Center, 40971 North Shore Drive in Fawnskin.  Call … [Read more...]