Sierra Club


Email Jacinda Tessmann, Chapter Coordinator

(608) 256-0565 -- Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter
(415) 977-5500 -- National Office  

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter
754 Williamson St.
Madison, WI 53703

Founded in 1892 by John Muir, the Sierra Club is America’s oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.

Environment Wisconsin is an umbrella group that helps direct people to the environmental group that can best answer their environmental questions. They welcome any environmental question or concern from anyone. Environment Wisconsin networks with over 380 organizations to act as clearinghouse of environmental information.

Houses the Madison Audubon Society, Sierra Club (John Muir Chapter), WI Wetlands Association, RENEW (Renewable Energy and WI), Sustain Dane, Trout Unlimited Regional Office, and Prairie Enthusiasts.

The John Muir Chapter:

-Supports activities of volunteers in local groups throughout Wisconsin.
-Creates conservation Action Alerts to show our members how to take action on environmental issues.
-Works on environmental litigation
-Provides environmental education through our outings, Muir View newsletter, website and media communications.
-Tracks legislation and communicates with legislators on conservation issues.
-Supports the election of strong environmental leaders in state and local elections, since one of our best hopes for long term gains is building a strong legislative base to protect our environment.
-Celebrates our connections with the natural world through activities to explore and enjoy the outdoors such as hikes, biking events, camping trips, water sports, group meetings and potlucks. See our Outings Calendar to see what fun we have!!

Issue oriented. Library resources available for research. Volunteers always welcome.