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 […]

A Platform for Action: 2017 Strategic Plan

The Sierra Fund is excited to share our Platform for Action, describing our strategic plan to restore ecosystem and community resiliency in the Sierra Nevada. We invite you to read this outline of our vision, goals and planned activities for the coming five years, using science and advocacy to “save the Sierra.” We are interested […]

9th Annual Winter Legislative Reception is Tonight

Please join the board of The Sierra Fund along with leaders from the Sierra Nevada and other conservationists for our 9th Annual Winter Legislative Reception this evening, February 28th at the Citizen Hotel 7th Floor Metropolitan Terrace, 926 J Street, in downtown Sacramento. This year The Sierra Fund will honor the following visionary leaders for […]

TSF CEO Makes Address at Sierra Nevada Conservancy Summit Today

The Sierra Fund’s CEO Elizabeth “Izzy” Martin will address participants at the upcoming Sierra Nevada Conservancy Summit: Interest on a Past-Due Bill: Funding Watershed Restoration and Forest Health, on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Martin will speak in the morning during the “State of Sierra Watersheds” discussion on the status of watershed restoration investment in the […]

TSF Science Director to Present at DTMC’s February Meeting

Science Director Dr. Carrie Monohan is slated to discuss “Sediment Removal Projects and Associated Monitoring Plans at Three Sierra Reservoirs” at the upcoming Delta Tributaries Mercury Council (DTMC) meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Additional agenda items include a review of the Bay-Delta Science Conference, a USGS presentation on the South Bay Salt Ponds and […]

Development Assistant Position Open

Update: Applications for this position are no longer being accepted. Future employment opportunities will be posted here as they become available. The Sierra Fund is currently seeking a half time Development Assistant to join our team of passionate and dedicated staff in our Nevada City office. The Sierra Fund has seen impressive growth of our […]

Public Comment Open for SWRCB Beneficial Uses and Mercury Provisions

As of January 3, 2017, the Draft Staff Report, including the Draft Substitute Environmental Documentation (Draft SED), is available for the proposed Part 2 of the Water Quality Control Plan for Inland Surface Waters, Enclosed Bays, and Estuaries of California – Tribal and Subsistence Fishing Beneficial Uses and Mercury Provisions (the Provisions). The State Water […]