Grass Valley EPA “Brownfields” Program Presented

Grass Valley, CA – An interested crowd attended a meeting on Wednesday evening at City Hall in Grass Valley to learn more about two Brownfields Assessment Grants awarded to the City by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The meeting, attended by more than 20 local residents, included a presentation about the opportunities created by these […]

Environmental Health Outreach Program Report (2014)

This ten-page report outlines goals, activities, and lessons learned from The Sierra Fund’s 1-year pilot outreach program about environmental health threats associated with abandoned mines. Goals of the program were to prevent and reduce exposure to mercury from locally caught fish in Sierra communities; to raise awareness about mercury in the fish and other mine-related […]

KQNY Radio Interview with TSF

Science Director Carrie Monohan and CEO Elizabeth Martin took time to speak with Leslie Mink of KQNY radio. We’re happy to share the full recording with you!

Hold the Date – Community Meeting in Quincy, April 3

The Sierra Fund Science Director Dr. Carrie Monohan will present “Fish and Dust: Legacy Impacts from the Gold Rush.” This presentation is an overview of two studies The Sierra Fund completed to assess human exposure to heavy metals.

An evening in Foresthill with The Sierra Fund

Last week over seventy five people came to the Foresthill Veteran’s Memorial Hall for an informational event about legacy mines hosted by The Sierra Fund (TSF). This meeting attracted diverse attendees from local gold miners to Sacramento county residents.

Informational Meeting on Legacy Mine Impacts in Placer County

On February 20th, 2014, The Sierra Fund will present information to the public about impacts of historic mining in Placer County. Dr. Carrie Monohan will present Fish and Dust: Legacy Impacts from the Gold Rush, an overview of two studies The Sierra Fund completed to assess human exposure to heavy metals.

2010 Conference Proceedings

Conference proceedings and follow up materials from Reclaiming the Sierra 2010, including PowerPoint presentations, notes, and much more are available here. Click here to view the conference program. Click here to download the 2010 conference proceedings.