Reclaiming the Sierra

2017 Sponsors

Thank you to 2017 Conference Sponsors and Supporters:


Great Lakes Environmental and Infrastructure

GLE&I is one of the largest environmental and infrastructure companies in the United States offering remediation and geotechnical construction services nationally. We work with public and private sector clientele in the areas of habitat restoration, reservoir maintenance, embankment rehabilitation, mine reclamation, landfill construction, environmental remediation and more.

Odin Construction Solutions

Odin Construction Solutions, headquartered in Northern California, is a self-performing environmental remediation and geotechnical construction company. Our dedicated team provides outstanding services to our clients, including safety performance, technical expertise, and solid customer relationships. Our team members are recognized experts in slurry cutoff walls, wetland shaping, levee and dam repair, in-situ and ex-situ soil treatment, hazardous waste remediation, sediment removal and treatment, demolition, and processing and handling of material and debris.

Odin was founded in 2018, but the team has worked together since 1997. The management team, with more than 150 years of combined experience, has a proven track record of delivering safe and compliant environmental, geotechnical and demolition construction projects for a wide range of private and public sector clients.

Community Environmental Advocates

CEA Foundation advocates for responsible land use and environmental protection policies and actions in Nevada County. Our goal for Nevada County’s future is a thriving community, a strong economy, and a healthy environment. We seek to enable the public to be better informed – from identifying issues and participating at hearings, to influencing local governments – in order to create and implement sound land use and environmental policies which will improve our community. Working in collaboration with other groups and professionals, we provide analysis and advocacy on these issues from the viewpoint of the public, our neighborhoods and communities, and the environment.

Wolf Creek Community Alliance

Wolf Creek Community Alliance is a volunteer organization located in Northern California whose focus and mission is to protect and restore Wolf Creek and its watershed to a condition of optimal health and integrity for the benefit of present and future generations.

East Bay Municipal Utility District

East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) has a proud history of providing high-quality drinking water for 1.4 million customers in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. The District’s award-winning wastewater treatment protects San Francisco Bay and serves 685,000 customers. EBMUD’s mission is to manage the natural resources entrusted into District it’s care; to provide reliable, high-quality water and wastewater services at fair and reasonable rates for the people of the East Bay; and to preserve and protect the environment for future generations.

California Heritage: Indigenous Research Project

California Heritage: Indigenous Research Project (CHIRP) was created to research, document, preserve, and protect California Indigenous Nisenan culture. CHIRP has been following the history and stories of the Foothill Nisenan people of the Nevada City Rancheria, and has played an important role in the re-introduction of the Nisenan people to the non-native community now residing in the Nisenan homelands of the Bear and Yuba river watersheds, especially in Nevada County where the Nisenan once had a federally recognized reservation.

Clean Water Action

Clean Water Action is a one million member organization of diverse people and groups joined together to protect our environment, health, economic well-being and community quality of life. CWA’s goals include clean, safe and affordable water; prevention of health threatening pollution; creation of environmentally safe jobs and businesses; and empowerment of people to make democracy work. Clean Water Action organizes strong grassroots groups and coalitions and campaigns to elect environmental candidates and solve environmental and community problems.

Rose Foundation

The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment is a founding sponsor of Reclaiming the Sierra.  A grantmaking public charity based in Northern California, its funding comes from donations, grants from other foundations, or legal restitution payments and cy pres funds.  Rose’s grantmaking programs support community-based projects and organizations that are building long-term solutions that benefit people, the environment and the economy.

Mining & Metallurgical Society of America

The Mining and Metallurgical Society of America (MMSA) is a professional organization that provides leadership and fosters collaboration on the complex challenges facing the mining and minerals industry.

Since its inception in 1908, MMSA has offered guidance on policy issues ranging from the protection of workers and investors, to the responsible development of mineral resources on public lands. MMSA activities include testifying before Congress, advising government agencies, and convening forums such as the Minerals for a Green Society Symposium and the ongoing Abandoned Mine Land Summits focused on advancing Good Samaritan legislation to improve landscapes impacted by historical mining.

MMSA supports programs that increase public awareness and understanding of mining and why mined materials are essential to society and human well-being. Donations have funded student scholarships, provided educational resources to teachers, and sponsored an Oral History Series of minerals industry ‘notables’ prepared by the University of California Berkeley.

Nevada Irrigation District

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) is a diversified water resource agency that supplies water to nearly 25,000 homes, farms and businesses in Nevada and Placer counties in the foothills of Northern California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. NID’s Combie Reservoir Sediment and Mercury Removal Project demonstrates innovative recovery processes to reduce elemental mercury concentrations from dredged sediments.