We’re Hiring! Program Associate

The Sierra Fund is seeking a Program Associate support program grant administration, program coordination and field work/data management activities, The Sierra Fund’s Ecosystem Resiliency Program (ERP) and Environmentally Healthy Communities (EHC) Programs. The Program Associate supports the Program Director with project tracking and deadlines. This is a full-time, exempt position, semi-remote optional; eligible for health […]

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Get to know our Executive Director, Joan Clayburgh

The Sierra Fund is lucky to have a staff dedicated to serving the Sierra Nevada region. Get to know the staff! Meet Joan Clayburgh our Executive Director. What is your favorite place in the Sierra Nevada and why? I have no ONE favorite, but oodles of favorites. For this blog I’ll share Roundtop Mountain off […]

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Environmental Justice in Projects to Restore Resilience

The Sierra Fund is proud to have recently supported the California Heritage: Indigenous Research Project (CHIRP), a non-profit guided by the Nevada City Rancheria Tribal Council, in producing a set of training materials around Cultural Resource Awareness and Sensitivity. These new resources were developed to support partners working on the ancestral homelands of the Nisenan […]

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The Sierra Fund’s Lunch-n-Learn

TSF is pleased to announce the launch of our new “lunch-n-learn” Sierra Series. Each week we will release a video presentation on one of our projects to restore ecosystem and community resiliency in the Sierra Nevada. The release of each video will be followed by a Wednesday “lunch-n-learn” which will open the floor for a […]

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Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park

Fact Sheet on the Humbug Creek Watershed Assessment and Management Recommendations guiding document for an alternatives analysis being conducted by State Parks and its subcontractors to determine the best approach for site remediation at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park. Read the fact sheet

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Post It Day

Fact sheet on the Sierra Fund’s annual volunteer event to post fish consumption advisories, issued by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), at regional water bodies. Read the fact sheet

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Reclaiming the Sierra Conference Intern

Reclaiming the Sierra Conference Intern Unpaid Internship for Fall Semester, 2019 September 2 – October 31, 2019 Job Summary: The Sierra Fund is seeking a fall intern to support development and implementation of the workplan for the upcoming Reclaiming the Sierra Conference, scheduled for October 16 – 18, 2019 to be held at the Gold […]

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Save the Date! Reclaiming the Sierra 2019 Conference

Mark your calendars! The Sierra Fund is pleased to announce our fifth biennial conference, Reclaiming the Sierra 2019: Headwaters Mercury Source Reduction, to be held in Grass Valley on October 17-18 at the Gold Miners Inn. The source and transport of mercury in Sierra Nevada watersheds, from hydraulic mine sites to foothill reservoirs and beyond, […]

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Dr. Monohan will Present at Science Speaker Series on October 10

CANCELLED: This event is cancelled due to the closure of Sierra College’s Nevada County Campus because of fire danger. The presentation will likely be rescheduled to the spring semester. Mark your calendar for next Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Science Director Dr. Carrie Monohan will present at Sierra College for their Science Speaker Series, co-hosted by the […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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