Kids love first ever Fishing for Fun, Saturday May 21

Fishing for fun and finding facts was the theme of a family event held at Seaman’s Lodge on Saturday May 21. During the afternoon at Pioneer Park, a family-oriented educational event provided information on which locally caught fish are safe to eat and which are better caught and then released due to high mercury. This event was held in conjunction with the second annual Post It Day volunteer event to post state issued fish consumption advisories at regional water bodies.

Join us tomorrow for Fishing For Fun: A Family Affair – Saturday May 21 at Pioneer Park

Family fishing season is almost here! Bring the whole family to Pioneer Park, on Saturday, May 21 for the first ever Fishing for Fun, A Family Affair, offering games, activities, an ice cream social, and important information about healthy fish consumption for families. The Sierra Fund, South Yuba River Citizens League and Wolf Creek Community […]

TSF provides tour for delegation of regulators from China’s Sichuan province

Last week, The Sierra Fund took a group of 22 delegates from the Sichuan Province in China on a tour of historic mining features in the Nevada City area.  These provincial staff from Sichuan’s equivalent of the Department of the Environment were on a tour of the U.S. to learn about mining policy and regulations. […]

Environmental Health Risks from Abandoned Mines in the Sierra Nevada (2011)

NEWLY UPDATED! — This document contains summaries of four studies conducted by The Sierra Fund to learn about the environmental health exposure potential associated with abandoned mines in the Sierra Nevada, and a pilot health outreach program to bring these findings to Sierra communities.