The Sierra Fund’s Annual Holiday Party December 5!

Please join us for The Sierra Fund’s Annual Holiday Party! December 5th, 2023, 4-6 pm in Nevada City Celebrate with us a year of successes and the joy of restoring resilience to the Sierra Nevada. When: December 5th,  4-6 pm. Where: 204 Providence Mine, Suite 219, Nevada City, CA 95959 (Next Door to The Sierra Fund’s Office) […]

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The Sierra Fund Hosts Second Annual “Build Like a Beaver” Training with Cal PBR Network

Photo: TSF staffer Syd Godfrey participating in the “build like a beaver” training. On October 12-13, the California Process Based Restoration Network (Cal PBR), which The Sierra Fund co-chairs, held the second annual, in-the-field, “Build Like a Beaver” Training. This hands-on workshop featured process-based approaches to restore degraded wetland ecosystems to retain water, support biodiversity, […]

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Check out The Sierra Fund’s Annual Report and 2023 Mid-year Accomplishments!

We invite you to check out our Mid-Year Accomplishments and 2022 Annual Report. 2023 mid-year accomplishments include: Check out the link to these documents here – Mid-Year Accomplishments and 2022 Annual Report – or if you are in the Nevada City area where we base our office, feel free to drop by for a printed […]

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Join us in welcoming new staff Beth Bordner and Syd Godfrey to our team!

Beth Bordner, Finance and Operations Director,  is responsible for leading The Sierra Fund’s financial management, operations, and human resources. Beth might be a familiar name to our Sierra Fund family – she was formerly our Finance and Operations Manager from 2016 to 2020. Beth is returning to us after a few years working for our […]

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abandoned mine land with sign warning about hazards in mine tailings

Advancing Revitalization of Abandoned Mine Lands by Connecting Cities and Counties to Needed Resources 

With over 47,000 abandoned mines throughout the Sierra, The Sierra Fund takes many avenues to advance the cleanup of these sites to protect our health and environment. These abandoned mine lands present hazards from mine waste that can contain arsenic, lead, and mercury as well as physical hazards. A key project in 2022 has been TSF […]

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Get to know our staff! Jessica Dyke, our Program Associate

The Sierra Fund is lucky to have a staff dedicated to serving the Sierra Nevada region. Get to know the staff! Meet Jessica Dyke, our Program Associate. What is your favorite place in the Sierra Nevada and why? Kirkwood and Carson Pass. This area was my refuge from the bustling SF city life for many […]

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Get to know our staff! Jenny Michael, long-time sierra supporter and music maven

The Sierra Fund is lucky to have a staff dedicated to serving the Sierra Nevada region. Get to know the staff! Meet Jenny Michael, our Office Administrator. What is your favorite place in the Sierra Nevada and why? There are so many favorites, but if I have to choose just one, it would be Yosemite […]

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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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