Wildflowers in the Palos Verdes Nature Preserve — California Natives and an Invader
Purple Sage Close-up by Al Sattler, Group Chair, Other Photos by Judy Herman, Foggy View Editor
Photos by Al Sattler, Group Chair
Along the Path: A Young Person’s Guide to Exploring Nature
A New Way of “Seeing”
By Susan Rothrock Deo
We depend on our senses—sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch—to help us understand the natural world. We use our eyes most, but some animals learn about their world more from their other senses. Dogs, for example, have an area of their brain devoted to analyzing smells Read More
The Foggy View is looking for writers who are Black, Indigenous or other people of color to share your perceptions of environmental justice or experience of nature. Please contact email@example.com. We’re also in search of volunteers who can translate our articles into languages other than English.
Due to COVID-19, for everyone’s safety, Sierra Club outings and in-person events/meetings are cancelled through Feb. 28, 2021. Click to find our virtual happy hours and other online activities. Meanwhile, we are directed to not conduct any of the outings as private. If you’re hiking on your own, please stay at least 6 feet from anyone else. For questions on outings, please contact your outings chairs, Frank or Kevin.
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*(Unless the Trump administration cancels the meeting. Or the Republican-dominated Congress cancels the Superfund program, or ends the EPA)
By Al Sattler, Group Chair
The Environmental Protection Agency designates certain polluted locations as “Superfund sites,” meaning they require special funding for long-term cleanup. Learn about the cleanup progress of two Superfund sites in our area. EPA will host an open house about the local Del Amo and Montrose Superfund sites April 26 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Carson Public Library Read More
May 26-29 Fri-Mon I: Memorial Day in Wawona (Yosemite) Cabin.
Rideshare Fri to stay in a cabin in the Wawona area near Yosemite’s south entrance for moderately paced 8-12 mi, 1200′-3000′ gain hikes each day. Highlights include cascading Chilnualna Falls, panoramic vistas of Yosemite Valley from the Panorama Trail and Glacier Pt, and possible alternative venues. Not suitable for beginners or sightseers. Read More
Torrance Refinery Update
By Steve Dillow, Group Special Projects Chair
Release of 50,000 lb. of MHF (Google maps.Risk zones indicated by TRAA)
The explosion that rocked the Torrance refinery, spewing smoke and ash in Feb. 2015 caused only minor injury to four people. But it could have killed 100,000. Read More
By Paul Rosenberger
[A fettered EPA may speed global warming. Rosenberger, PV-SB Publicity Chair and frequently published letter-writer, offers tips on your first shout to a newspaper. – ed.]
The Lessons of Wildlife Photography
By Karen R. Schuenemann
Once, if you’d told me that I would be driving hundreds of miles in HOPES of just seeing a bobcat, I would have thought that you were crazy. Read More
Sunday, May 7, 2017, 5 p.m.
Celebrate PV-SB’s own as former Foggy View Editor and Conservation Chair, Eva Cicoria, is recognized with a Special Service award, and both Joyce White and Brooks Chadwick, longtime leader for the PV-SB Group and O. C. Sierra Singles, receive Outings Service awards. Read More