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 September 4 – 5, 2019, in Sacramento. The two-day Board meeting will include a field trip to Calaveras County on September 4 focused on sustaining a forest restoration-based economy in the Sierra. On September 5, the SNC Governing Board will meet to take possible action on CAL FIRE California Climate Investments (CCI) Agreement Authorizations. Also, informational presentations will be provided to the Board on the Regional Forest and Fire Capacity Block Grant Program and recent science and research related for forest health and resilience.  

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

 

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!