Reclaiming the Sierra

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 […]

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 […]