Youth Views

Obama's Agenda for Rural America

From the new website: "Rural communities face numerous challenges but also economic opportunities unlike anything we have witnessed in modern history. President Obama and

Listening to Eastside Stories

Some of the most colorful stories in the history of the American West were written in the landscape known as the Eastern Sierra. Yet only the smallest

Extra Credit

My good pal David Manahan taught Environmental Studies courses at Sacramento State over the past few years.  As a big supporter of this project, he

A Remote Sierra Nevada Restroom for the Disabled Brings a Community Together

100 years after the newly founded Rotary Club started its first public service project, a public "comfort station" in downtown Chicago, a remote restroom in

What's Going on in Community Media

I work on several media projects in addition to Saving The Sierra: Voices of Conservation in Action . What all these projects have in common

LA Youth in the Wilderness

Twenty-five L.A. youth from Walt Whitman Continuation High School will participate in a three-day outdoor experiential program in the Giant Sequoia Groves in the southern

Sierra Nevada Conservancy Logo Winners Announced

A total of 244 students from throughout the Sierra Nevada entered the SNC logo competition. Students competed for more than $20,000 in cash and awards

My First Visit to the Sierra Nevada

An essay by Nellie ChenowithI am writing about my first memory trip to the Sierra Nevada area. This trip occurred when I was nine years

Sequoia -- from the Eyes of a 10 Year Old

An essay by Marilyn StittIt was July of 1954 and my family had just arrived in Southern California from a small town in upstate New

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