This is the National Sierra Club Mission
To explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth;
To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources;
To educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives.
Purposes and Goals
What follows are the most general statements of the goals of the Sierra Club, starting with the organization's purposes from its Articles of Incorporate and Bylaws, followed by a chronological list of the various statements adopted or accepted by the Board in the last few decades that state the Club's internal and external priorities in the broadest terms.
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