Building Resilience in California’s Sierra-Cascade
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.
Who’s ready? Scaling forest restoration requires strong partnerships
Key attributes indicate when a forest partnership is ready to translate significant long-term funding into meaningful change across a large landscape.
SNC to consider $22.5 million in forest resilience, land conservation, and recreation grants
On June 1, SNC’s Governing Board will consider awarding $22.5 million to 24 different projects throughout California’s Sierra-Cascade region.
SNC launches new grant round to support wildfire-recovery and forest-resilience priorities
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy is now accepting concept proposals for its 2023 Wildfire Recovery and Forest Resilience Directed Grant Program.
- May 17, 2023Our upcoming Board meeting is June 1, 2023, in Chester, CA. Our Governing Board will meet to consider $22.5 million in forest resilience, land conservation, and recreation grants. The Board will tour area wildfire recovery and community resilience projects on May 31. The public is welcome to attend both events.
- May 16, 2023Job Opportunity: Board Support Analyst. We are seeking someone who has experience in supporting a governing board, planning and implementing events, and document review and proofing. The final filing date is 6/5/2023.
- April 17, 2023We are now accepting Concept Proposals for our Wildfire Recovery and Forest Health Directed Grant Program. Contact your SNC Area Representative to discuss your project ideas.
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.
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GovernorState of California
SecretaryNatural Resources Agency
Executive OfficerSierra Nevada Conservancy