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!

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TSF Quincy Public Meeting

An informative evening in Quincy with The Sierra Fund

Last Thursday over sixty people showed up to the Plumas County Fairgrounds for an informational event about legacy mines in the Sierra Nevada hosted by a regional nonprofit organization, The Sierra Fund (TSF). The event was presented with the support of the County of Plumas and the California Indian Environmental Alliance.

“We were thrilled to have such a broad range of participants attend the meeting,” said Elizabeth Martin, CEO of The Sierra Fund. “The number of people who attended and the great questions they asked clearly show that folks are interested in our region’s mining history and how it plays into our lives today.”

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Video of Monday’s Assembly Oversight Hearing on Mercury

The Sierra Fund CEO Elizabeth Martin and Science Director Dr. Carrie Monohan testified at the California Assembly Natural Resources Committee oversight hearing “Mercury Contamination: Toxic Legacy of the Gold Rush” on Monday, March 24.

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TSF participates in EPA’s Environmental Justice “Teach In”

An AmeriCorps Member’s perspective on the EPA Region 9 Environmental Justice “Teach-In” By Amber Taxiera, Outreach Coordinator for The Sierra Fund Sandy Karinen, Izzy Martin and Amber Taxiera at the EPA EJ Teach In, March 6, 2014 On March 6th, I had the privilege of attending the Environmental Justice “Teach-In” at the U.S. EPA in […]

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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.

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Hearing on Mercury in State Capitol – Monday, March 24

The Sierra Fund CEO Elizabeth Martin and Science Director Dr. Carrie Monohan are testifying at the California Assembly Natural Resources Committee oversight hearing “Mercury Contamination: Toxic Legacy of the Gold Rush” on Monday, March 24. The hearing will begin at 1:30 pm in the California State Capitol, Room 447.

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The Sierra Fund helps host tour for legislators, February 13

Working closely with Assemblymember Brian Dahle and the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, The Sierra Fund has again lead a tour into the Sierra Nevada with statewide leaders interested in learning more about the importance of this watershed to the entire state.

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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.

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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.

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Legislative Reception January 21 in Sacramento

Join us January 21 at 6pm for our annual Legislative Reception.

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Join us for benefit concert,Thurs Jan 16!

This Benefit Concert will raise awareness & funds for The Sierra Fund’s work to restore local rivers that have been impacted by legacy mining for 100+ years.

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TSF’s Annual Winter Legislative Reception – January 21, 2014

Every year, leaders of Sierra Nevada organizations, legislators, agency heads, and many more gather for The Sierra Fund’s annual winter legislative reception in Sacramento. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate the Sierra, and the event’s honorees. The 2014 Winter Legislative Reception will be Tuesday, January 21, from 6-8pm Honorees and location TBA, details will be […]

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