Reclaiming the Sierra

2017 Conference

Reclaiming the Sierra 2017: Headwater Resiliency

May 8-9, 2017

California State University, Sacramento

The call for abstracts is now open for The Sierra Fund’s fourth biennial conference, Reclaiming the Sierra 2017: Headwater Resiliency. The submission window for abstracts will close January 31, 2017. For full details and to submit and abstract online, click here.

Consideration will be given to abstracts that address strategies for headwater resiliency through cutting edge science, forward thinking policy and state of the art technology. Themes include the following:

To view the Abstract Submission Guidelines, click here.


Reclaiming the Sierra 2017: Headwater Resiliency will provide a forum for leaders in science and policy to collaborate on a vision of headwater management to promote the resiliency of natural and human resources in California’s altered landscapes and beyond.


Since 2006, nonprofit organization The Sierra Fund has worked to address the ongoing environmental, cultural and human health impacts of historic mining in the Sierra Nevada. We support organizations and communities by increasing public and private funding, advocating for policy changes and bringing intellectual resources that build capacity to restore and protect the resiliency of California’s headwaters. To learn more about The Sierra Fund, visit our website www.sierrafund.org.