Governor Brown approved $6.13 million in the 2017/2018 budget for the Nevada Irrigation District’s innovative project at Combie Reservoir on the Bear River to remove and treat mercury laden sediment accumulating behind the dam. The project will result in multiple benefits including increased water storage capacity, improved water quality and fish habitat and the production […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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. […]
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 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 […]
The last five years have seen an explosion in the impact of The Sierra Fund. By any measure, our programs have grown into making a significant and visible contribution to protecting and restoring the natural resources and communities of the Sierra Nevada. This report, “Five Years for the Sierra,” outlines the key achievements during our […]
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 […]
Click here to view The Sierra Fund’s 2015 IRS Form 990.
Click here to view The Sierra Fund’s 2014 IRS Form 990.