Publications

Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program (WIP) fact sheet and the WIP watershed fact sheet; to learn more about this program, visit our WIP Page.

The SNC 2018 Annual Report is now available. Pursuant to Public Resources Code, Section 33350, the SNC provided the following annual budget report to the Secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency and to the legislature.  

To view previous reports, please visit our Annual Report Archive page.   

The Sierra Nevada Conservancy released the 2019-24 Strategic Plan approved by the Governing Board in December 2018.

The annual Action Plan approved by the Governing Board in December 2018 sets forth the actions SNC will take each year to implement the strategies laid out in the Strategic Plan.

Forests are identified as California’s largest carbon sink by the California Air Resources Board. However, today many Sierra Nevada forests are overgrown and are suffering from insect attacks, drought, and large, damaging wildfires. They are no longer the reliable carbon sink that California has depended on, but with help, they can become our climate heroes once again. Learn more. . .

Forest Carbon Handout

The SNC, California Tahoe Conservancy, U.S. Forest Service, and other key partners recently launched the Tahoe-Central Sierra Initiative (TCSI). Learn more. . .

TCSI Fact Sheet

TCSI Handout

The SNC in collaboration with Department of Conservation, University of California, Davis, and members of the CA AML Agency Group developed Phase 1 of the PrioritizationTool. Visit the AML page to learn more.

Download a copy of the SNC brochure here.

The current conditions and the resulting impacts to California are significant, and this update to the State of the Sierra Nevada’s Forests report revisits the variety of critical benefits that are being lost. Learn more…

Tree Mortality fact sheet; visit our Tree Mortality page to learn more. . . .

Abandoned Mine Lands fact sheet; visit our Abandoned Mine Lands page to learn more. . .

Bioenergy fact sheet; visit our Bioenergy page to learn more. . .

Sierra Nevada Forest Carbon fact sheet; to learn more about the important role Sierra Nevada forests play in carbon storage, visit our Forest Carbon page.

Interest on a Past-Due Bill handout from the 2017 Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program Annual Summit

Available fire fact sheets – Rim FireRim Fire Wildlife Facts, and the King Fire

Mokelumne Watershed Avoided Cost Analysis fact sheet; to learn more about why Sierra fuel treatments make economic sense, visit our Mokelumne page.

The Sierra Nevada Region is California’s primary watershed. Read more about the Watersheds of the Sierra Nevada and Sierra Nevada Water Facts.

State Leadership Accountability Act, posted per Government Code 13405(b).