What We Do

In the last decade, Sierra Club - Portage Trail Group (PTG) has been particularly active in three areas. First has been support for the Cuyahoga Valley National Park (renamed in 2000) and the Environmental Education Center in particular. Second has been opposition to the anti-environmental forces in Congress and the Ohio legislature and to the policies of the George W. Bush administration. In 2004 and 2008 PTG strongly supported the election of pro-environmental Democrats to Congress and the White House. Third was a new emphasis on global warming, alternative energy, and energy efficiency. PTG played a central role in the “Step It Up” campaign of 2007 and initiated the “LightsOutAkron” and “LightsOutOhio” campaigns of 2008-10. With greater resources PTG made grants to local non-profit groups and schools to finance energy efficiency projects.


3300 Morewood Road, Akron, OH 44333

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