Save the Date! Community Cleanup Slated for May 30th

For thousands of years prior to European contact, the Nisenan thrived alongside the watersheds, flora and fauna of their ancestral lands in Nevada County. The connection between the Nisenan and the land was brutally severed with the onset of the Gold Rush, which launched the Tribe into over half a century as a landless people. […]

Community Capacity Workshop a Success

The Sierra Fund hosted a community capacity workshop on Wednesday, February 27 at the Veteran’s Building in Nevada City. Approximately 20 community members from around Nevada County participated. The aim of the workshop was to systematically look at discrete areas within the county to better understand what resources these areas have to solve their needs and respond to potential stressors like climate change and water needs.

Community Capacity Workshop Rescheduled for Feb. 27

Due to stormy conditions, facilitators of the Community Capacity Workshop set for January 16 were not able to travel to Nevada City. The half-day workshop has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm at the Nevada City Veteran’s Memorial Building at 415 N. Pine St. in downtown Nevada City. […]

Water Needs Workshop Comes to Nevada City

On Wednesday, January 16, 2019 a free one-day workshop will be held in Nevada City to assess community capacity and water management needs in Nevada and Sierra Counties. The workshop, co-hosted by the Sierra Institute for Community and Environment (Sierra Institute) and the Sierra Water Workgroup (SWWG), is scheduled from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at […]