New Survey Documents State Contracts Freeze Blow to Sierra Green Economy

A recent survey by the Sierra Nevada Alliance confirms that the State's stop work order on bond funded contracts as of December 17, 2008 has

Martis Fund Grants $123,800 to Conservation Projects in Martis Valley

The Martis Fund awarded grants to the Truckee River Watershed Council and the Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation to support conservation and enhance restoration projects in

Sierra Nevada Alliance Conference Scholarships Available

The Sierra Nevada Alliance is offering scholarships to attend its annual conference Sierra Nevada Alliance Annual Conference September 12-14th, 2008 in North Tahoe. The scholarships

Big Meadows Restoration Project Tour July 5th

The public is invited to tour a successful Big Meadows restoration project in the Sequoia National Forest on July 5th with Forest Service Wildlife Biologist

Daily Yonder listens to (and seeks) rural Sierra stories

The Daily Yonder is an online rural news service, published by the Center for Rural Strategies. Editors Julie Ardery and Bill Bishop aim the Yonder

Goldman Awards Inspire and Support Grassroots Environmentalism

On April 14, I had the pleasure of attending the nineteenth annual Goldman Environmental Prize awards in San Francisco. An invitation-only crowd from around the

Giant Steps Towards Smaller Footprints

The North Tahoe Truckee Earth Day (TTED) celebration will be held again this year at the Village at Squaw Valley on Saturday, April 26th.  TTED drew

Sierra Nevada Conservancy approves $11 in grants

The Sierra Nevada Conservancy Board of Directors authorized grants totaling $11,137,242 for projects throughout the Sierra Nevada. The Board authorized "Competitive Grants" totaling $6,831,922 for

Mining's Toxic Legacy Report from the Sierra Fund

The Sierra Fund released Mining's Toxic Legacy: An Initiative to Address Mining Toxins in the Sierra Nevada yesterday, a report nearly two years in development.

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