Stag's Leap, east side of Napa Valley
The Sierra Club Mission:
National Conservation Campaigns
National Sierra Club has eight priority campaigns — Stop Sprawl, Protect Wildlands, End Commercial Logging in National Forests, Clean Water, Stop Global Warming, Human Rights and the Environment, Global Population and Environment, and Responsible Trade.
Many of these issues resonate here in Napa County. In the coming months, the Conservation Committee of the Napa Group Sierra Club will be reviewing local goals and priorities, and proposing some long-term conservation objectives to the Napa Executive Committee.
To help contact Nancy Tamarisk
In the meantime, here are some of the issues the committee is following. Check out the Archives for past postings.
Issues of Concern in Napa County
Napa Sierra Club supports slow growth within local cities and works for the protection of wildlife habitats, agricultural lands, and watersheds while accomodating affordable housing and transportation for the local work force.
Napa Sierra Club supports wilderness designation for the three areas in Napa included in Congressional legislation:
How to protect our old-growth trees and prevent our hillsides from being denuded is an ongoing critical issue in Napa County.
Restoring the health of the Napa River, which has been characterized as impaired, through appropriate setbacks, the rewrite of the conservation regulations, the interim setback ordinance, and effective erosion control plans is a battle which will take years.