Building Resilience in
We are the Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC), a state agency tasked to improve the environmental, economic, and social well-being of California’s Sierra-Cascade region since 2004.
On March 7, SNC’s Governing Board will consider awarding $27.5 million to 16 different projects throughout California’s Sierra-Cascade region.
We are excited to share SNC’s Draft 2024–2029 Strategic Plan. We hope that you’ll read this draft thoroughly and share your thoughts and expertise.
With early SNC funding and hard work by many organizations, Ackerson Meadow is now part of Yosemite National Park and undergoing ambitious restoration.
- February 21, 2024Our upcoming Board meeting is in Sacramento on March 7, 2024. Our Governing Board will consider awarding $27 million in Wildfire Recovery and Forest Resilience Grants. Detailed meeting information is now available.
- December 8, 2023Job opportunity: Administrative Analyst. The incumbent is responsible for the most varied and difficult business services programs, including but not limited to Procurement and department-wide Learning and Development. This position reports to our Auburn office and is eligible for up to 60% telework.
We serve California’s Sierra-Cascade region, which includes the mountains and foothills of the Sierra Nevada and parts of the southern Cascade Range and Klamath Mountains. The region covers 27 million acres—one quarter of the state.
Statewide, Regional, and Global Significance
high fire risk
drink Sierra-Cascade water
What We Do
Our Watershed Improvement Program (WIP) leads, funds, and supports efforts that improve the environmental, economic, and social well-being of California’s Sierra-Cascade region. The WIP is implementing on-the-ground projects that advance state goals and priorities.
Join our email lists to stay up-to-date.