Upcoming Events...

 Thursday, November 29: Foothills Conservation Dinner/ Discussion

Time: 6:30 pm

Here: Cha Da Thai Restaurant, 420 Jonestown Road.

 Join us as we review latest developments in energy, as well as parks, forests, and other conservation issues, while enjoying delicious Thai cuisine.   For more information, contact John Calhoun  atjohnccalhoun@bellsouth.net or (336) 777-8315. John Calhoun Conservation Chair 

 Thursday, December 6: Join us for Green Drinks Winston-Salem! 

Are you an environmentalist looking to connect with like-minded friends in Winston-Salem?  Join local environmental organizations for drinks, community, and conversations at the monthly Green Drinks Winston-Salem.  A portion of each drink (not actually green!) will benefit your favorite environmental non-profits.

Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Place: Fiddlin' Fish Brewing Company

Where: 772 Trade St NW · Winston-Salem, NC

Friday, December 14: Join us for the Foothills Holiday Party!

Where: the home of Vance Parker

1035 Chester Road

Winston-Salem, NC 27104

Time: 6:00-10:00pm

It has been a busy year defending our conservation achievements and working to elect representatives who will protect our natural heritage.  Now it is time to PARTY!  Bring your favorite holiday food to share.  It is BYOB, but other beverages will be available.

Saturday, December 15: Foothills Annual Hanging Rock State Park Holiday Hike

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and join us for a hike. We will hike portions of the Lake, Chestnut Oak, Magnolia Spring, Cooks Wall (to the House Rock), and Wolf Rock Trails. We will hike from wetlands to ridge line. These trails will give you an idea of how important our state parks are in preserving North Carolina's natural heritage as well as preserving a place of peace and solitude. Bring water, lunch, rain gear and wear hiking footwear. We will be back in town by afternoon. The hike is 5 miles and is rated moderate. To join us, you must contact Henry Fansler at (336) 473-0283 or hbjfansler@windstream.net. Note that the Sierra Club requires all outings participants to sign a standard waiver.

Tuesday, January 1: Horne Creek New Years Day Hike

Join us as we hike the Horne Creek Trail in Pilot Mountain State Park. It will be the perfect way to start your new year! The trail is follows Horne Creek most of its way toward the Yadkin River. About half of the trail runs along the Yadkin River. This will be a moderate hike of five miles with several creek crossings. Bring water, a snack, rain gear and wear hiking footwear. To participate, you must contact Joel Wooten at 336-466-1314 or atjoeltotopmountain@gmail.com.

Note: To reach the trail head, Horne Creek must be forded twice. A shuttle will be available for any vehicle not able to ford the creek. Note that the Sierra Club requires all outings participants to sign a standard waiver.