Welcome to the Sierra Nevada Conservancy

The Sierra Nevada Region provides a wealth of important benefits to the people of California including more than 60 percent of the state’s developed water supply, habitat for an incredibly diverse range of wildlife, renewable energy generation, and carbon sequestration, just to name a few.  Learn more

Highlights

AB 2849 “Sierra Nevada Conservancy: watershed improvement: tribal organization”, co-authored by Assemblymember Mark Stone (D, District 29) and Assemblymember Brian Dahle (R, District 1), was signed into law on September...

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Preliminary results for the tenth annual Great Sierra River Cleanup are in! Sierra Nevada Conservancy coordinates this event in conjunction with California Coastal Cleanup Day. Learn More ...

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Sierra Nevada forests play a very important role in achieving California’s greenhouse gas reduction goals, but declining forest health and large, damaging wildfires are transitioning many Sierra forests from a...

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Programs

This comprehensive restoration program is being organized and coordinated by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy and the U.S. Forest Service, in close partnership with additional federal, state, and local agencies, and...

The Tahoe-Central Sierra Initiative is a large pilot landscape under the Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program where the SNC, California Tahoe Conservancy, U.S.Forest Service, and other key partners are...

SNC is supporting efforts that reduce the amount of sediment and toxins from legacy mining activities that move through Sierra waterways, threatening water quality, habitat, and the capacity of local...

The tourism industry is one of the top two economic sectors for many of the Sierra Nevada's 22 counties. SNC is supporting efforts, such as the

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GRANTS AND FUNDING SOURCES

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

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