Reclaiming the Sierra

SYRCL Secures $25,000 to Help Save Malakoff Diggins State Park from Closure

July 13, 2012

The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) was awarded $25,000 from the California State Parks Foundation to help save Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park, which preserves the world’s largest hydraulic mine dating back to 1852.   These new monies combined with donations from the Malakoff Diggins Park Association, the Olmsted Park Fund, and potential funding […]

Plumas-Eureka State Park to close for mine cleanup

January 28, 2011

From the Sacramento Bee By Matt Weiser mweiser@sacbee.com Published: Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 3B Portions of Plumas-Eureka State Park, near the town of Graeagle in the Sierra Nevada, will close this year for work to clean up hazardous waste from the park’s historic mining days. Nearly all of the park’s […]

Rose Foundation partners with The Sierra Fund on Humbug Creek Assessment Project

December 31, 0201

The Sierra Fund is thrilled to announce that the Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment is the newest supporter of our multi-year project to assess historical mining impacts in the Humbug Creek Watershed. The Rose Foundation grant of $30,000 will partially fund our activities over the next year to work with State Parks, South […]