Great Sierra River Cleanup

Thank you to all of our coordinators, volunteers, and sponsors!

Artwork by Tom Killion.

Grants and Funding Sources

The SNC Funding Team provides assistance to our Regional partners in identifying funding opportunities and preparing successful applications.

SNC Board Awards $3 Million

The Sierra Nevada Conservancy Governing Board awarded over $3 Million for restoration projects.

2019-2024 Strategic Plan

How we will address the most-pressing natural resources issues and challenges in the Sierra Nevada.

Our Team on the Ground

Learn more about what implementation of the Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program looks like across the Region.

THE MISSION OF THE SIERRA NEVADA CONSERVANCY IS TO INITIATE, ENCOURAGE, AND SUPPORT EFFORTS THAT IMPROVE THE ENVIRONMENTAL, ECONOMIC, AND SOCIAL WELL-BEING OF THE SIERRA NEVADA REGION, ITS COMMUNITIES, AND THE CITIZENS OF CALIFORNIA.

The Sierra Nevada
Watershed Improvement Program (WIP)

Restoring forests, protecting communities,
and creating resilience in California’s primary watershed.

Learn more about our overarching program.

Watershed Information Network

Explore the WIP’s online resources.

Tahoe-Central Sierra Initiative

Learn more about the WIP’s first pilot effort.

Grants

Learn more about the WIP’s grant programs.

Latest News

BOARD MEETING

The next SNC quarterly Board meeting will be held on December 11 – 12, 2019, in Tehama County. The two-day Board meeting will include a field trip reviewing SNC-funded projects and discussing current issues and initiatives in Tehama County. On December 12 the SNC Governing Board will consider grant proposals in the Strategic Land Conservation, Resilient Sierra Nevada Communities, and Vibrant Recreation and Tourism grant programs funded by Proposition 68. Possible Board action will also be taken to adopt the 2020 Board meeting schedule and the election of a Board Chair and Vice Chair for the 2020 calendar year.

Detailed meeting information and materials can be found on the Board meeting page.

If you are interested in attending any of the two-day Board events, please RSVP on our December 11 – 12, 2019 Board Meeting Registration Page.

Listen to the Board Meeting live. The meeting starts at 9:00AM.

 

NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES!

The Sierra Nevada Conservancy Funding Team puts out a bi-monthly newsletter with upcoming grants and funding information. The August and September 2019 Funding Opportunities Newsletter is now available!