Long-term hydraulic mining sediment budgets: Connectivity as a management tool

The Sierra Fund’s (TSF) Science Director Dr. Carrie Monohan co-author a peer-reviewed article accepted for publication in the journal Science of the Total Environment titled “Long-term hydraulic mining sediment budgets: Connectivity as a management tool.” Lead author Dr. Allan James is a professor at the University of South Carolina and has partnered with TSF on our work to […]

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TSF’s 2018 Accomplishments

The Sierra Fund (TSF) made a huge impact in 2018. We worked diligently to restore ecosystem resiliency to Sierra forests, rivers, fish and meadows, including installing 4 beaver dam analogues and planting 7,000 willow at Clover Valley Ranch. We improved community resiliency by hiring a bilingual organizer who can reach our Spanish-speaking community members, and […]

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The Sierra Fund Form 990 (2017)

Click here to view The Sierra Fund’s 2017 IRS Form 990.

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Las Minas Abandonadas, el Polvo y Tú (Panfleto)

Este panfleto cubre las medidas de precaución que se deben tomar cuando uno se recrea alrededor de sitios mineros heredados, donde hay metales pesados potenciales en el polvo. Haga clic aquí para descargar el panfleto. El panfleto fue creado como un seguimiento de dos estudios hecho por The Sierra Fund sobre la exposición humana a […]

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Pescado, el Mercurio y Tú (Panfleto)

Este panfleto cubre las medidas de precaución se deben tomar cuando elige comer los pescados que se capturan en rios, lagos y embalses locales. Haga clic aquí para descargar el panfleto. El panfleto fue creado como un seguimiento de dos estudios hecho por The Sierra Fund sobre la exposición humana a los tóxicos heredados de […]

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May 8: Science Speaker Series presents Dr. Carrie Monohan

As part of the Sierra Science Series, Dr. Carrie Monohan will be giving a free lecture titled: “Sediment and Mercury Loads from Creeks to Reservoirs Represent a Golden Opportunity” at the Sierra College in Grass Valley. More than 10 million pounds of mercury were used during hydraulic and hard rock mining during the California Gold […]

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The Sierra Fund Brochure

The Sierra Fund just released our new organizational brochure describing our mission, strategy and programs and featuring quotes from local and statewide leaders. Click here to view or download our brochure. The Sierra Fund’s mission is to restore ecosystem and community resiliency in the Sierra Nevada region. Increasing investment in the Sierra Nevada improves headwater […]

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10 Years for the Sierra

The Sierra Fund has been working for more than a decade to restore ecosystem and community resiliency in the Sierra Nevada. This timeline showcases major milestones since the release of our first report, Mining’s Toxic Legacy, in 2008. Since 2008, We have: Released six major reports Held four Reclaiming the Sierra conferences Spearheaded the installation […]

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2017 Annual Report

2017 was a banner year for our efforts to increase the visibility of the Sierra Nevada and secure significant intellectual and financial resources to protect and restore headwater resiliency. Click here to read our 2017 Annual Report We created and released our new Strategic Plan, held our fourth major conference, launched three new scientific projects, […]

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TSF’s 10th Annual Legislative Reception – April 18

Please join the board of The Sierra Fund along with leaders from the Sierra Nevada and other conservationists for our 10th Annual Legislative Reception on Wednesday, April 18 at the Citizen Hotel in downtown Sacramento. This year The Sierra Fund will honor current and former Chairs of three Assembly Committees that have helped shape a […]

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Now Hiring – Environmental Justice Community Organizer (Bilingual)

UPDATE: this position has been filled – please check our Employment Opportunities page for future postings. The Sierra Fund (TSF) is seeking a bilingual Environmental Justice Community Organizer, responsible for leading the implementation of TSF’s Disadvantaged Community (DAC) Outreach Program in the Cosumnes, American, Bear, Yuba (CABY) watershed region. The Environmental Justice Community Organizer will […]

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Support TSF While You Shop!

This holiday season is the perfect time to support The Sierra Fund when you shop locally at SPD Markets, or online at Amazon.com. Or, if you’re in the market for designer jewelry, Reflective Images will donate 20% of selected sales to The Sierra Fund! Benefit TSF while grocery shopping at SPD Markets It’s easy! Next […]

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