About Us

Since 1892, the Sierra Club has been working to protect communities, wild places, and the planet itself.  We are the oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States. 

Our Mission: 

Explore, enjoy and protect the wild places of the earth, starting right here in North Carolina. 

Practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources. 

Educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment. 

Use all lawful means to carry out these objectives.