Reclaiming the Sierra

Press Packet

Reclaiming the Sierra is a bi-annual conference to address the ongoing issue of legacy mining impacts in California, hosted by nonprofit organization The Sierra Fund.  The following materials give a general overview of the Reclaiming the Sierra conference, and The Sierra Fund:

Members of the press are welcome and encouraged to attend the 2015 Reclaiming the Sierra conference, April 20-21, 2015.  Please contact Amber Taxiera for a press pass. 


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.