Headwater Mercury Source Reduction Strategy Presented to Downstream Stakeholders

Last week, TSF’s Program Director Carrie Monohan presented our Headwater Mercury Source Reduction (HMSR) Strategy to members of the Delta Tributaries Mercury Council (DTMC). The HMSR Strategy outlines four strategic targets to abate the impacts of mercury- from the Sierra to the sea. It was the focus of our October 2019 Reclaiming the Sierra Conference, […]

TSF Makes Strides to Reduce Public Exposure to Mercury in California

Water bodies across the state of California are listed under Clean Water Act section 303(d) as mercury-impaired. Consumption of contaminated fish is the primary pathway of human exposure to mercury, a developmental neurotoxin, and sensitive populations including infants, children, and pregnant women are at greatest risk for exposure. The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment […]

10th Biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference

The Sierra Fund had a diverse presence at the 10th Biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference (BDSC), held September 10-12 at the Sacramento Convention Center. This year we were pleased to present our work to address mercury contamination from the Sierra to the sea in the oral, poster and art programs offered at the event. The conference […]