The Alamo The Alamo Group of the Sierra Club
Explore, enjoy and protect the planet

We are over 2,000 local volunteers promoting energy efficiency, a clean environment, and livable communities

General Meetings

Tuesday, November 18th: Solar Update

Lanny Sinkin, Executive Director of Solar San Antonio, will give an update on progress made in solar energy, particularly new programs soon to be available for distributed solar energy.

Tuesday, December 9th: Holiday Party Features Special Venue, Music, and Silent Auction

Come celebrate the Alamo Group's very successful year at our annual Holiday Party and Potluck Dinner on Tuesday, December 9th from 7 to 9 p.m.. This special event will be held at Dorćol Distilling Company, 1902 S Flores St (south of Cevallos, at the railroad crossing). Dorćol‘s unique elixirs will be available—made with traditional apricot brandy or non-alcoholic.

There will be a tour of the distillery at 7 p.m. Our party will feature a variety of music and great food (potluck dishes welcome) our members are known for. As in years past, there will be a silent auction of unique gifts and certificates donated by members, local businesses and craftspeople. Auction items will be posted on our website's Events page shortly before the event so you can bid on them via email in case you can't make it to the party.

There will be a $10 cover fee at the door. All proceeds go to promote our worthwhile cause. There is free parking on the streets and the public is welcome. Please contact Margaret Day if you have any questions, would like to help, or wish to donate to our auction.

Please check the website soon for updates about this event, particularly for the auction items! This is an important fundraiser for Alamo Group. Net proceeds from the 2013 party and auction were nearly $2,300.

Times, maps and speaker bios are on our Events page.

Take Action Today!

The Sierra Club needs your action on important issues affecting our environment. Just click on the link(s) below to read the action alerts and fill out a brief form that is automatically sent to your Senators, Representatives and other elected officials.

Donate your vehicle to The Sierra Club Foundation!

Make a call to stop Texas coal plants dumping on our parks

Prohibit Coal Tar-Based Sealants

Ask City Council to Ban Single-use Plastic Bags

For more urgent Sierra Club alerts, visit our Action Alerts page.

Upcoming Community Events

A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet
Sunday, November 23rd
First Unitarian Church, Gill Road and Beryl Drive

Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes
Tuesday, January 6th
Alamo Draft House Park North, 618 NW Loop 410

For more information about these events, click the event title or go to our Community Events page.

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2015 Calendars

Support Sierra Club Youth Outdoors (formerly ICO) by purchasing a beautiful 2015 Sierra Club calendar. Wall Calendars are $13.95 and Engagement Books are $14.95 plus sales tax.

On sale at General Meetings Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Dec. 16 - just in time for holiday gift giving. Sierra Club Youth Outdoors introduces local youngsters to wild and beautiful places and experiences that we take for granted.

Environmental Highlights - State & Local

SAWS Vista Ridge Pipeline Deal

City Council approved SAWS' $3.4 billion Vista Ridge Pipeline contract on October 30th. But we remain committed to working on this issue so we can make sure the deal is equitable to ratepayers and environmentally sound.

Visit our Clearinghouse for Vista Ridge Information webpage, where you can find news articles about the deal, comments and analyses about the proposal, and technical studies.


Make your voice heard! City council decisions, regulatory actions, legislation in Austin; we need to be ready to act at a moment's notice to support the good and stop the bad.
Sometimes all it takes is a simple phone call or email message to sway the opinion of our local elected leaders and officials. Contact us and we will add you to our Alamo Sierra Club Action Alert Email List. You don't have to be a Sierra Club member to receive our alerts, (but we do hope you'll join us).

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