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Sierra Club at the Olmsted County Fair

August 31, 2014
Thanks to the efforts of our volunteers, the Rochester Sierra Club had a great experience at the Olmsted County Fair. Terry Leary, Olmsted County Fair President gave us a great […] More

Cleaner School Buses

August 16, 2014
Great news this week: Minnesota has retrofitted all its eligible school buses with cleaner diesel engine retrofits that reduce the pollution equivalent of 750,000 cars on the road each year. […] More

Inspiring Connections Outdoors: New Name, New beginning

August 13, 2014
By Anne Marie Buron As of July 1st, the Sierra Club’s Inner City Outings program received the new name Inspiring Connections Outdoors. The program began in the early 1970’s and […] More

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs): Bringing Back the “Granny Flat”

August 12, 2014
By Will Mackaman, Sierra Club Green Transportation Intern Since its design in the 1890s, the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) has been used as a viable, efficient and cheap housing option […] More

Interview: Understanding Minnesota’s Changing Forests with Professor Lee Frelich

August 7, 2014
By Brock Berglund Lee Frelich is Director of the University of Minnesota Center for Forest Ecology. In an interview with Brock Berglund of the Chapter’s Communications Committee, Professor Frelich talks […] More