Thanks to our conference sponsors and attendees, Reclaiming the Sierra 2019 was a huge success! Reclaiming the Sierra 2019 was The Sierra Fund’s (TSF) fifth biennial conference to address historic mining impacts. This year’s event focused on catalyzing action around TSF’s Headwater Mercury Source Reduction (HMSR) Strategy – a vision of adaptive recovery for the environment and communities that are still blighted from the 19th century Gold Rush. To read the full strategy click here. To join a growing number of supporters, download and sign a resolution in support of the HMSR Strategy and the collaborative approach it outlines.
On October 12, 2018 The Sierra Fund’s (TSF) CEO Elizabeth “Izzy” Martin and Science Director Dr. Carrie Monohan participated in one of several seminars being hosted by UC Berkeley as part of the Interdisciplinary Faculty Seminar Series on Water Management: Past and Present Adaptations. TSF was invited by UC Berkeley Professor G. Mathias (Matt) Kondolf, fluvial […]
The state’s headwaters are ground-zero for the impact of global climate change on California’s water and air. This policy paper, developed by The Sierra Fund with input from the Sierra Institute for Community and Environment, discusses the need for significant investment to address the forecasted impacts of climate change on forest fire and watershed health […]