The Sierra Fund’s bi-annual Reclaiming the Sierra conference will be held April 20-21, 2015 at Sacramento State University. This event is supported by numerous sponsors, speakers and facilitators who give their time to share their expertise, and volunteers who help with conference logistics. If you are interested in volunteering your time before or during the conference in exchange for reduced registration fees, please contact Kelsey Westfall by April 1, 2015.Read More
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Early Bird Registration Ends Soon: Discounted tickets to Reclaiming the Sierra 2015 only offered until January 21!
Early bird registration closes January 21 for The Sierra Fund’s third conference, Reclaiming the Sierra 2015: The New Gold Rush. Held April 20-21 in Sacramento, California, the conference will set the agenda for an era of mine reclamation and community revitalization in California’s Gold Country. The Sierra Fund’s bi-annual conference, hosted at the heart of […]Read More
Early bird registration is now open for The Sierra Fund’s third conference, Reclaiming the Sierra 2015: The New Gold Rush, a conference to address historic mining impacts. The Sierra Fund’s bi-annual conference, hosted at the heart of the glitter and devastation of what was California’s original Gold Rush, is the state’s primary venue for collaboration and action around addressing the ongoing effects of historic mining.
This outcomes-oriented event draws hundreds of people who are leaders in their field including policymakers, landowning and regulatory agencies, scientific researchers, water quality experts, reclamation firms, mining industry, public health specialists, and environmental advocates. Speakers and moderators have been involved in crafting four “Issue Papers” that distill the background and opportunities for action on four priority topics that will be featured at the conference:Read More