Reclaiming the Sierra

Mercury expert to speak on human health impacts, May 2 in State Capitol

April 21, 2014

Jane Hightower, MD, author of the exposé Diagnosis: Mercury, will be the keynote speaker at an event highlighting the ongoing human health impacts of mercury in California’s environment. Dr. Hightower, a national expert on mercury, will speak about her research into the health impacts of consuming mercury-contaminated fish, with a special focus on the irreversible […]

TSF to discuss Idaho-Maryland Mine, prior to film showing July 27

July 18, 2011

NEVADA CITY – Wednesday, July 27 The Sierra Fund will participate in a panel discussion of the proposed Idaho-Maryland Mine, prior to a showing of award-winning film The Last Mountain. The Last Mountain is a Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Sundance Film Festival nominated film about the dangers of coal mining – and how a small […]

TSF to present results of our Gold Country Angler Survey May 17

April 6, 2011

The Sierra Fund Science Director Dr. Carrie Monohan is on the agenda for the May 17, 2011 meeting of the Delta Tributaries Mercury Council. Dr. Monohan will present findings from TSF’s 2009-2010 Gold Country Angler Survey, which interviewed anglers at Sierra Nevada waterbodies to learn about their fish consumption and potential exposure to mercury. Delta […]