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With heartfelt gratitude the Alliance staff and bo With heartfelt gratitude the Alliance staff and board want to acknowledge the contributions Sara Monson has made in the past few years working to better the SNAP and Member Group Programs! She will be missed, but we are excited for her next career steps, and we are glad she is staying in the region. Thank you Sara! You have done great things to help the Sierra Nevada!!⁠
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The City of South Lake Tahoe has finished its fina The City of South Lake Tahoe has finished its final draft of the Climate Action Plan (CAP). It will be presented by our very own Climate Planning Consultant, Meredith Anderson, and CivicSpark Fellow, Jackson Realo, at the next City Council meeting on 10/20/20 for adoption! Please join the Council meeting, express your public support, and let's get it adopted! ⁠
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#ClimateAction #ActOnClimate #ClimateActionPlan #CAPAdoption #SierraNevadaAlliance #CityofSouthLakeTahoe
Today @ 10:00 a.m., learn from Katrina Jessoe with Today @ 10:00 a.m., learn from Katrina Jessoe with UC Davis on Managing Groundwater under SGMA & Internalize Groundwater Pollutions Externalities.

Zoom details can be found on our website under "Events" 

https://sierranevadaalliance.org/event/sierra-nevada-alliance-monthly-webinar-managing-groundwater-under-sgma-internalize-groundwater-pollutions-externalities-feat-katrina-jessoe/
Have you heard about the Alliance's Monthly Webina Have you heard about the Alliance's Monthly Webinar for this month? We have guest speaker Katrina Jessoe speaking on Managing Groundwater tomorrow at 10 am.⁠
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Join us by registering on our site: sierranevadaalliance.org/event/sierra-nevada-alliance-monthly-webinar-managing-groundwater-under-sgma-internalize-groundwater-pollutions-externalities-feat-katrina-jessoe/
Today! Join the Placer and Nevada County environme Today! Join the Placer and Nevada County environment community in a Zoom meeting (co-sponsored by CCL and 350placer) as Natalie Mebane, National Representative for 350.org, provides an informed and engaging review of the Biden Climate Plan. Together you will explore a comparison of this with the Republican Climate Plan and reflect on the impacts of each Party’s proposed actions. 

When: Monday October 12th from 6:30-7:45 pm.

Zoom details can be found on our website under Events: https://sierranevadaalliance.org/?post_type=tribe_events&p=1805&preview=true
We are still hiring for Sierra Corps Forestry Fell We are still hiring for Sierra Corps Forestry Fellowship positions!  The application is open until Monday, 10/12/2020 at 9:00pm PST.  We have positions based in Mammoth Lakes and Chico, California.  Fellows will be placed to work with Host Sites for a year beginning in January 2021 to help build their organization and region’s capacity to complete meaningful forest health projects and wildfire resilience initiatives. ⁠
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The Sierra Corps Forestry Fellowship Program aims to increase workforce capacity for organizations and agencies implementing forest health and natural resource management projects throughout the Sierra.  The program creates leaders in the conservation field by providing technical trainings and meaningful career development opportunities through the Fellowship positions. ⁠
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For more details on the positions we are hiring for, as well as how to apply, please visit our application website here: https://sierranevadaalliance.org/sierra-corps-application/⁠
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This program is generously funded by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, an agency of the state of California. ⁠
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#forestry #jobs #conservation #restoration #wildfire #resilience #workforce #capacity #fellowship #internship #climatechange #sierranevada #mammmothlakes #forests #watershed #planning
Tahoe Climate Week! Join the Tahoe Climate Change Tahoe Climate Week! Join the Tahoe Climate Change Action Network (TCCAN) and the South Lake Tahoe community for the last two days of Climate Week webinars, Friday and Saturday at 12pm! If you're interested in taking local climate action, check out the webinars at: https://tahoeclimatechangeactionnetwork.org/virtual-events⁠
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#ClimateAction #ActOnClimate #LocalAction #TCCAN #TahoeClimateWeek
This month's webinar, Sierra Nevada Alliance has g This month's webinar, Sierra Nevada Alliance has guest speaker Katrina Jessoe presenting on October 14th! She will be presenting about Managing Groundwater under SGMA & Internalize Groundwater Pollutions Externalities.⁠
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Register or visit the event page today to learn more: sierranevadaalliance.org/event/sierra-nevada-alliance-monthly-webinar-managing-groundwater-under-sgma-internalize-groundwater-pollutions-externalities-feat-katrina-jessoe/⁠
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Thank you to the Latrobe Fund for supporting the S Thank you to the Latrobe Fund for supporting the Sierra Nevada Alliance's new website. ⁠
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The Sierra Nevada Alliance is a place for people to learn about Sierra conservation news, events, advocacy and jobs. ⁠
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 Check it out: https://sierranevadaalliance.org
Sunday SNAP Spotlight 💫⁠ Are you interested i Sunday SNAP Spotlight 💫⁠
Are you interested in learning more about what SNAP members accomplished this past year? A recording from all 27 members at the Alliance's conference last month is now available to view: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NG9wDyLdPbVDT_TolXffe9RfHh8sxRu_/view⁠
This amazing cohort did extensive ecological assessments and restoration, educated hundreds of children and adults, empowered community volunteerism, and showed immense creativity to keep getting things done despite the limitations of Covid. We'll have detailed metrics to share soon, but these presentations tell a much more detailed and incredible story!⁠
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#americorps #californiavolunteers #serviceyear #sierranevada #community #volunteerism #environmentaleducation #restoration #watersheds #storytelling #ecology
Don't miss this month's Alliance Webinar: Managing Don't miss this month's Alliance Webinar: Managing Groundwater under SGMA & Internalize Groundwater Pollutions Externalities feat. Katrina Jessoe.⁠
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Katrina will be speaking about managing agricultural groundwater, focusing in on the water markets and water pricing as tools to manage groundwater under SGMA and internalize groundwater pollution externalities.⁠
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Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0scOurpj0oG9eNUTrzV510JMRDCmZdueim⁠
Tahoe Climate Change Action Network (TCCAN) is hos Tahoe Climate Change Action Network (TCCAN) is hosting a week of webinars (10.5-10.10) on engaging with local climate action! Check out the list of virtual events at: https://tahoeclimatechangeactionnetwork.org/virtual-events⁠
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#ClimateAction #ActOnClimate #SierraNevada #ClimateChange

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