July 6, 2015 – Join the Cross Timbers Sierra Club for a hike, park clean up, and learn how to help fight climate change this month at various events and meetings.

The Cross Timbers Sierra Club group serves Denton, Collin, Fannin, and Grayson counties. Help remove recyclable items and trash from Towne Lake Park in McKinney for a morning clean up on Sat., July 11. Parking is available in the east parking lot, near the ball fields, and plan to meet at 9 a.m. Trash bags and bags for recyclable items will be available. To participate, please RSVP to brandireneeprice@gmail.com by 5 p.m. July 9. If you plan to participate, you will also need to fill out the adult and/or minor wavier forms that are located on the City of McKinney’s Web site at http://www.mckinneytexas.org/index.aspx?nid=439.

Monthly meeting with guest speaker Ricky Bradley of the Citizens Climate Lobby, Mon., July 13 in Frisco –

Our monthly meeting will include guest speaker Ricky Bradley, the Regional Coordinator, Group Leader and Information Technology Director of the local office of Citizens Climate Lobby. The meeting will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the McCallum Conference Room at the Frisco Public Library at 6101 Frisco Square Blvd #3000, Frisco, TX 75034.

The Cross Timbers Sierra Club leadership committee will also have an update on legislative items concerning fracking and other issues, an opportunity to help save sea turtles affected by the 2010 BP Gulf oil spill, and how you can donate recyclable items to Terra Cycle and help raise funds for the group.

Morning hike from 9 a.m. to noon on Sat., July 18 at Lake Ray Roberts Greenbelt Corridor in Denton-

Get outdoors and explore on Saturday, July 18 for a morning hike at the Greenbelt Corridor of Lake Ray Roberts. We will meet at 9 a.m. at the entrance off of U.S. Hwy. 380, weather permitting and if the park is open and not flooded. If the hike cannot occur due to imminent weather or flooding issues, we plan to resume the hike at 9 a.m. on Sat., July 25. For more information and to see a map of where to meet, please visit http://www.nhnct.org/nature/ntexas_greenbelt.html .

The Cross Timbers Sierra Club is part of the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club, the nation’s oldest grassroots conservation group. For more information about the Cross Timbers Sierra Club, please contact our Co-Chairpersons Brandon Morton at brandonmorton@gmail.com or Harrison Wicks at harrisonwicks@gmail.com, or the Communications and Membership Coordinator Brandi Price at brandireneeprice@gmail.com. You can also visit our Web site www.crosstimberssierraclub.org or our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/#!/CrossTimbersSierraClub .

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