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, August 19th: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland plus Svalbard Archipelago (Norway)

Alan Montemayor and Cheryl Hamilton, will provide wonderful exploration of Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland, and the Svalbard Archipelago, including the Northernmost Point, just 540 nautical miles from the North Pole, land of the polar bear, beluga, walrus and reindeer. This expedition will be on Spitsbergen Explorer.

Tuesday, September 16th: Chief Sustainability Officer for San Antonio's Office of Sustainability

Doug Melnick comes to San Antonio from Albany, NY.  Under his leadership, Albany was recognized recently by Governor Cuomo as one of six cities in New York to have participated in the Climate Smart Communities Certification Program, which you can read about here. Mr. Melnick's bio can be found here.

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

Next Lion's Field Event

Wednesday, August 27th: Learn about the Fundamentals of Streetcars

Lyndon Henry and Dave Dobbs of Austin's Light Rail Now website will discuss the fundamentals of streetcars. Both are very knowledgeable about all aspects of multimodal transit, of which the streetcar is a part, plus transit oriented development, across the country.

Visit our Lion's Field Events page for a map, times and more events.


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).

Next Social Event

Sierrans enjoying dinner and drinks

Friday, August 22nd: Blue Star Brewing Co

Good choice of cold, micro-brewed beers along with great salads, sandwiches & soups. Contact Loyd Cortez (phone 454-2052 or email) if planning to attend.

Visit our Social Events page for maps, times and information about future gatherings.

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.

Join the virtual rally to #ActOnClimate

Sign the Petition: Texans Deserve Modern Building Codes

Tell DOE to protect communities from fracking

Sign the Petition: Amend the Constitution to get money out of politics

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.

Sierrans March in King William Parade

Visit our Photos page for a slide show of our King William Parade entry.

Sierrans in period costumes carry the Sierra Club banner in the 2014 King William Parade

Our theme this year was Traditions Old and New illustrating various types of carryout bags used throughout the years. Sierra Club marchers enacted old and renewed carryout bag traditions as part of our 2014 It’s in the Bag! campaign to support a citywide carryout bag ordinance.

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