Reclaiming the Sierra

Reclaiming the Sierra 2017 Inspires Action

May 11, 2017

Ecosystem and community resiliency in California’s headwaters were the key topics of conversation at The Sierra Fund’s fourth biennial Reclaiming the Sierra conference held this week, May 8-9 at CSU, Sacramento. Hundreds of experts from across the state gathered each day to showcase their research and listen to technical presentations on best practices for restoring […]

Tackling Mine-Scarred Lands at Reclaiming the Sierra 2017

May 1, 2017

For California residents the development of regulations and programs to ensure that the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA) is appropriately implemented has very real implications. Without proper rules and enforcement the communities and ecosystems of California’s resource-bearing headwaters may be subject to a continued legacy of mining impacts. Join The Sierra Fund at our […]

Conference Tour Filling Up Fast!

April 21, 2017

Register soon to reserve a spot on the charter boat tour Sierra to Sea: A Watershed-Wide Legacy of Mercury Contamination, Wednesday May 10 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, heading North up the Sacramento River from Old Town. The Sierra to Sea tour will feature three experts speaking on different aspects of mercury impacts to […]

Announcing 2017 Keynotes Lawrie Mott and Jordan Fisher Smith

March 22, 2017

The Sierra Fund is excited to announce conference keynote speakers Lawrie Mott and Jordan Fisher Smith. Join us in welcoming these two voices in water politics and wild places to Reclaiming the Sierra 2017! Lawrie Mott, environmental health and science expert and former senior scientist with the Natural Resources Defense Council, is currently completing a […]

Early Bird Registration Now Open!

March 6, 2017

Early bird registration is now open for The Sierra Fund’s fourth biennial conference, Reclaiming the Sierra 2017: Headwater Resiliency, May 8 & 9, 2017 at California State University, Sacramento. For more information and to register, click here. In addition to traditional conference fare, The Sierra Fund is offering a tour up the Sacramento River by […]

One Month Left to Submit an Abstract!

January 5, 2017

The deadline to submit an abstract to Reclaiming the Sierra 2017: Headwater Resiliency is quickly approaching! January 31, 2017 is the last day to submit research to the West’s primary conference to showcase innovation in assessment and reclamation of mine scarred landscapes. The Sierra Fund is seeking research projects that address headwater resiliency through cutting […]

Join our early sponsors!

November 8, 2016

The Sierra Fund is pleased to announce our early sponsors for Reclaiming the Sierra 2017: Headwaters Resiliency, May 8-9, 2017 at California State University, Sacramento. Thank you to the following agencies and businesses: Title Sponsor: California Department of Conservation, Office of Mine Reclamation California State University, Chico, Geological and Environmental Sciences Department Teichert Materials McCord […]

Call for Abstracts Open for RTS 2017

September 7, 2016

The call for abstracts is now open for The Sierra Fund’s fourth biennial conference, Reclaiming the Sierra 2017: Headwaters Resiliency. To submit an abstract, view the full Submission Guidelines here: www.reclaimingthesierra.org/guidelines. Consideration will be given to abstracts that address strategies for headwaters resiliency through cutting edge science, forward thinking policy and state of the art […]

Save the Date! May 8-9, Reclaiming the Sierra 2017 Conference

August 18, 2016

Mark your calendars! The Sierra Fund is pleased to announce our fourth biennial conference, Reclaiming the Sierra 2017: Headwaters Resiliency, to be held May 8-9 at California State University, Sacramento. The conference will provide a forum for leaders in science and policy to collaborate on a vision of headwaters management to promote the resiliency of […]

Reclaiming the Sierra 2015 a success

April 29, 2015

Last week, April 20-21, over 200 experts in their field came together at California State University, Sacramento, to address the issue of the ongoing impacts from legacy mines in California. This bi-annual conference, presented by nonprofit organization The Sierra Fund (TSF) of Nevada City, was attended by local, State, and Federal level agencies, technical experts, […]