Coming Soon: Monohan Lab Group Webpage

The Sierra Fund will soon launch a new web based resource for current and former students of Dr. Carrie Monohan, TSF Science Director and Adjunct Professor at California State University Chico. The Monohan Lab Group (MLG) webpage will offer a platform for Dr. Monohan’s alumni to stay engaged and in contact, to attract potential graduate […]

Busy Field Season Demonstrates TSF’s Strategic Plan in Action

The Sierra Fund’s Platform for Action, released in February 2017, outlines our strategic plan to restore ecosystem and community resiliency in the Sierra Nevada. The goal of our Ecosystem Resiliency Program is to assess and restore forest, meadow and aquatic ecosystems impacted by the Gold Rush. Three summer fieldwork projects demonstrate how TSF is putting […]

Spanish Language Fish Advisories Posted for the First Time During Post It Day 2017

On Saturday, August 5 a host of community volunteers traveled to popular fishing locations in the Sierra to increase access to information about which locally caught fish are safe to eat. Ten volunteers organized by The Sierra Fund posted over thirty state-issued fish consumption advisories in two languages at nine water bodies in five Sierra […]

Save the Date: August 5 for Post It Day 2017

Sierra reservoirs are at capacity after a wet winter, and the summer fishing season is in full swing. As anglers head to local water bodies, The Sierra Fund is making sure they have access to important information about which fish are safe to eat. TSF is gearing up for our third annual Post It Day […]

Gov’s Budget Funds Sierra Remediation Projects

California’s 2017/2018 budget, recently signed by Governor Jerry Brown, includes funding for two projects in the Sierra that will help protect water quality and abate mercury contamination resulting from historic mining activities. TSF CEO Elizabeth “Izzy” Martin commends the investments by the Governor and state departments, saying “this dedicated funding provides real financial leverage to […]

Welcome George, Research Assistant

Here’s a warm welcome to The Sierra Fund’s newest staff member, George Valente. George graduated from California State University Chico in 2016 with a degree in Hydrology. As TSF’s Research Assistant, George will install and maintain stream gages, monitoring wells and equipment across field sites, collect water quality samples, and assist a team working to map […]

Reclaiming the Sierra 2017 Inspires Action

Ecosystem and community resiliency in California’s headwaters were the key topics of conversation at The Sierra Fund’s fourth biennial Reclaiming the Sierra conference held this week, May 8-9 at CSU, Sacramento. Hundreds of experts from across the state gathered each day to showcase their research and listen to technical presentations on best practices for restoring […]

One Week Away from Reclaiming the Sierra 2017, May 8 – 10

The Sierra Fund’s fourth biennial conference, Reclaiming the Sierra 2017: Headwater Resiliency, is just one week away, May 8 – 10 in Sacramento, California. Our full conference program is ready to view! Click here to download and peruse the details for three days of exciting happenings. Or, for a quick overview of each day, click […]

TSF CEO Izzy Martin will Present at AAUW Meeting April 15

The Sierra Fund’s CEO Elizabeth “Izzy” Martin has been invited to present at the Nevada County Branch meeting of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) this Saturday, April 15, at 9:30 am at the Peace Lutheran Church in Grass Valley. Izzy’s speech will address how The Sierra Fund pursues our mission to protect and […]

CEO Izzy Martin to Speak at Sierra Club Meeting March 30

CEO Elizabeth “Izzy” Martin will highlight The Sierra Fund’s newly released strategic plan, “A Platform for Action,” and our upcoming conference in May at CSU Sacramento, during a presentation for the Sierra Nevada Chapter of the Sierra Club at their public meeting on Thursday, March 30 at 6:30 pm at Seaman’s Lodge in Nevada City. […]

TSF’s 9th Annual Winter Legislative Reception a Success!

Last Tuesday, over 100 influential guests gathered at The Sierra Fund’s 9th Annual Winter Legislative Reception to pay tribute to the leadership of David Bunn, Martha Guzman Aceves and Senator John Burton in protecting and conserving the natural resources of the state, and particularly of the Sierra Nevada. CEO Elizabeth “Izzy” Martin launched the evening […]

Early Bird Registration Open for Reclaiming the Sierra 2017

Early bird registration is now open for The Sierra Fund’s fourth biennial conference, Reclaiming the Sierra 2017: Headwater Resiliency, May 8 & 9, 2017 at California State University, Sacramento. For more information and to register, click here. In addition to traditional conference fare, The Sierra Fund is offering a tour up the Sacramento River by […]