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Aaron Mair Elected National Sierra Club President


Aaron  Mair,  president  of  the  Sierra  Club,  with  members  of  the  Sierra 
Club’s board of directors, sierraclub.org
Aaron Mair, president of the Sierra Club
with members of the Sierra Club’s board of directors
photo by Sierra Club

By Rhea Jezer

The Atlantic Chapter - especially the Iroquois Group - should take great pride in the recent election of Schenectady resident Aaron Mair as President of the National Sierra Club. An epidemiological-spatial analyst with the New York State Department of Health, Mair brings more than three decades of environmental activism and over 25 years as a Sierra Club volunteer leader to his position as the Sierra Club's first African American president.

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Photo by Tom Boll, University United Methodist Church
University United Methodist Church, Photo by Tom Boll

Sierra events encourage us to Explore, Enjoy and Protect the Planet. They are free and open to all. Some parks may charge an entry fee.

Outdoor Events

Outdoor events are walks or visits to places of environmental interest.

Erie Canal Park

Butternut Creek Aqueduct, photo by David Barber, americancanals.com
Butternut Creek Aqueduct
photo by David Barber/American Canals
Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Butternut Dr.
East Syracuse, NY 13057

Join us for a winter walk with a focus on the Butternut Creek Aqueduct. Built in 1856, the aqueduct is 80 feet long, has three spans, and is a popular spot for photographs. Park/meet at the first parking lot, just 500 feet north of Kinne Road, on Butternut Drive, DeWitt.


Indoor Programs

Indoor programs are held at 7:30 on the 4th Wednesday of the month (unless otherwise noted) at University United Methodist Church (UUMC), 1085 E. Genesee St. Syracuse. Park and enter on University Ave.


There are currently no indoor programs scheduled

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