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. […]
Over the last three weeks, TSF has led three tours to showcase two flagship projects. Regulators from the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board and TSF Board Members got a chance to view the Combie Reservoir mercury removal facility on two occasions in early December, and yesterday three staff of the CA Department of Conservation, Office of Mine Reclamation (OMR) visited our project at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park. Tours of these sites and others are planned as part of our Reclaiming the Sierra Conference. Click here for more details about these tours.
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.