Reclaiming the Sierra

2017 Conference

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


The Sierra Fund is a nonprofit community foundation dedicated to increasing investment in the natural resources and communities of the Sierra Nevada. In 2006 we launched our “Reclaiming the Sierra” Initiative to address the long term human health, environmental and cultural impacts of legacy mining in California. To learn more about The Sierra Fund, visit our website www.sierrafund.org.