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The '''Sierra Club''' is an environmental organization founded in 1892 by John Muir. They are "the oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States".<ref>[http://sierraclub.org/welcome/ Welcome to the Sierra Club]</ref>
 
The '''Sierra Club''' is an environmental organization founded in 1892 by John Muir. They are "the oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States".<ref>[http://sierraclub.org/welcome/ Welcome to the Sierra Club]</ref>
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==Mission Statement==
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"To explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth;
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To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources;
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To educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives."<ref name=SCpolicies>[http://www.sierraclub.org/policy/ ''Sierra Club'',"Sierra Club Policies," retrieved February 28, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Contact information==
 
==Contact information==

Revision as of 14:26, 28 February 2011

The Sierra Club is an environmental organization founded in 1892 by John Muir. They are "the oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States".[1]

Mission Statement

"To explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth; To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources; To educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives."[2]

Contact information

National Headquarters
85 Second Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 415-977-5500
Fax: 415-977-5799

External links

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