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 […]
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 […]
The Sierra Fund released a five-year strategic plan, A Platform for Action, at our Annual Winter Legislative Reception in February, and we’ve been working diligently to implement it’s framework and further our mission to restore ecosystem and community resiliency in the Sierra Nevada. TSF launched three research projects in 2017 to increase our understanding of […]
The Sierra Fund celebrated our 15th anniversary this month, along with all that we’ve accomplished in 2016 to further our mission to increase and organize investment in protecting and restoring the natural resources and communities of the Sierra Nevada. Our move to a beautiful new office in June has supported TSF’s collaborative and scientific activities […]
Wow, 2015 was a big year for The Sierra Fund. From tours for Chinese regulators trying to learn from California’s mining history, to passage of key legislation, to our Reclaiming the Sierra conference to release of the first major report on our scientific research at the Malakoff Diggins hydraulic mine site, this has definitely been a year to write home about. Please take a moment to peruse this summary of our accomplishments here:
In the last twelve months, The Sierra Fund has taken significant strides in pursuit of our mission: to increase and organize investment in protecting and restoring the natural resources and communities of the Sierra Nevada.
In addition to continuing our role as statewide leader for Sierra advocacy and action on legacy mines in California, we have stepped into a major new role as coordinator of a $5.5 million grant for a dozen projects in the CABY region, increased our staff capacity, completed the first phase of our mine assessment project at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park, and much more.