The Central Group is the heart of the Angeles Chapter, covering West Hollywood through East Los Angeles, from Griffith Park through South LA, and includes downtown LA and a number of Gateway cities.  We explore, enjoy, and protect the environment right from the streets of our nation’s second largest city.

Get involved
Check out our events, news, and social media sections for the latest info on what we’re up to. There are many ways to get involved, and you can make a difference.

To actively pursue your passion for the environment, contact the Central Group Chair, Barbara Hensleigh at barbarajhensleigh@gmail.com.

Support your Central Group
Join or renew your Sierra Club membership today!


Help Stop The Aerial Tram

Griffith Park in Los Angeles is one of the largest urban parks in North America, and arguably one of the wildest. Here’s how you can help keep Griffith Park wild.

Inglewood Oil Fields

Neighborhood oil drilling is causing severe health and climate harm in Los Angeles. Toxic emissions from drilling cause asthma, cancer, and premature death. To learn about how to get active in the fight for a clean break from drilling, contact Raj (patel.rajnish@gmail.com)

Trash Talk Saturdays

The first Saturday of every month we’re focusing on a local park, picking up trash, and using a conference call line to hear about the park’s history and about aspects of trash, and to discuss trash. Come together while staying apart!



Volunteer With the Central Group and the Hearts For Sight Foundation!

To volunteer as a sighted guide for our monthly program that leads hikes for the visually impaired, contact Will (willmcw@gmail.com)


The Skinny on Farmers Markets

The Skinny on Farmers Markets

Buying fresh, locally sourced produce in just the amount you need reduces food and packaging waste. Your nearby Certified Farmers Market (CFM) is a great place to start.

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