Reclaiming the Sierra

Full funding recommended for TSF’s $5.5 million CABY region proposal

November 13, 2013

The CABY region’s implementation proposal to the CA Department of Water Resources, for which The Sierra Fund is the lead applicant and fiscal sponsor, has been recommended for full funding.  The proposal package includes a dozen projects in the CABY IRWM region including needed water infrastructure, innovative small hydroelectric projects, and mine lands and meadow […]

Tour Malakoff Diggins and the Humbug Creek Watershed with SYRCL on August 11

July 19, 2012

Join SYRCL for the free “Humbug Excursion” August 11. Following on the success of keeping Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park open to the public, SYRCL will be offering a free public tour of Malakoff Diggins and the Humbug Creek watershed on August 11th from 8:30am to 12:30pm. Humbug Creek drains into the South Yuba River, and […]

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 […]