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Protecting and restoring Sierra rivers for their remarkable scenic, recreational, habitat, and historic values.

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Since 1993, the Sierra Nevada Alliance has been protecting and restoring Sierra lands, water, wildlife, and communities.

Purpose
The Sierra Nevada Alliance exists to elevate and support Sierra ecosystems and communities.

Mission
We are a hub for stewardship of the Sierra Nevada, which we achieve by empowering and collaborating with our partners.

Vision
Every Sierra ecosystem and community is healthy, resilient, and collectively cared for through thriving partnerships, as a legacy for future generations.

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Sign up here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tZQ Sign up here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tZQpduuvpjwtZC1DYP-EIj_cJrvA6zQNpw⁠ ⁠ ⁠ In light of COVID-19 the Alliance will be hosting a zoom meeting for partners on Tuesday, March 31st at 11:00 am. The meeting will serve as an opportunity for partners to share resources and ideas for collaboration during this difficult time. We also invite you to bring any questions you might have about using the new Alliance website. We hope that this platform can be a useful tool for you to share resources and virtual events with the public. We hope you join us for what is sure to be a productive discussion.
From our friends @tahoefund 🏠 Stay home and sta From our friends @tahoefund 🏠 Stay home and stay safe, everyone! What are some things you're doing to keep yourself entertained? ⁠ ⁠ #staysafe #stayhome #selfcare #californiavolunteers #sierranevada #getcreative #slowdown #enjoyyourneighborhood #sunday #tahoefund
sierranevadaalliance Looking for things to do? Wa sierranevadaalliance Looking for things to do? Watch the recording of the Alliance's webinar on Wolves in California. Our new website has recordings of some of our favorite webinar recordings to keep you learning during this difficult time. https://snastaging2.wpengine.com/event/webinar-recording-wolves-in-california/ #sierranevada #california #highsierra #nature #getoutside #mountains #choosemountains #environment #nature #eco #climatechange #earth #conservation #water #sustainable #community⁠
This opportunity is for a Seasonal Forestry Techni This opportunity is for a Seasonal Forestry Technician OR Seasonal Forestry Assistant position working primarily on the Moonlight Fire Area Restoration Project on the Plumas National Forest. Project will complete watershed and forest health restoration activities in areas where the high severity fire occurred and is located on National Forest System lands on the Plumas National Forest (PNF), Mt. Hough Ranger District. Position is based out of Quincy, CA.⁠ ⁠ To apply for this position please email a cover letter, current resume including 3 references, and college transcripts – if applicable (unofficial is acceptable) in PDF format to Brad Graevs at bgraevs@frrcd.org. Applications must be submitted by the end of the day on March 30, 2020.⁠ ⁠ Visit the Feather River RCD website for more info and full job description: https://www.frrcd.org/⁠ ⁠ #forestry #forests #conservation #sierranevada #jobs #workforce
Want to protect and restore the Sierra? We can hel Want to protect and restore the Sierra? We can help. Check out our new website www.sierranevadaalliance.org. We have jobs, advocacy opportunities, and conservation events from around the Sierra. ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ #sierranevada #california #highsierra #nature #getoutside #mountains #choosemountains #environment #nature #eco #climatechange #earth #conservation #water #sustainable #community⁠
The Alliance will be hosting a Partner meeting to The Alliance will be hosting a Partner meeting to discuss ways that we can work together during this difficult time. We will also be answering questions about the Alliance's new website and how partners can utilize it. Register here: ⁠ https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tZQpduuvpjwtZC1DYP-EIj_cJrvA6zQNpw⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ #sierranevada #california #highsierra #nature #getoutside #mountains #choosemountains #environment #nature #eco #climatechange #earth #conservation #water #sustainable #community⁠
Check it out for yourself: www.sierranevadaallianc Check it out for yourself: www.sierranevadaalliance.org⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ #sierranevada #california #highsierra #nature #getoutside #mountains #choosemountains #environment #nature #eco #climatechange #earth #conservation #water #sustainable #community⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠
It's spring in the Sierra! While it may feel like It's spring in the Sierra! While it may feel like the world is falling apart, nature still carries on with all of her beautiful cycles. Days are growing longer, birds are returning, and even in the snowy Sierra, we're seeing signs of new growth. We hope you're enjoying the first days of spring this weekend, and giving yourself some time to relax and recharge.⁠ #sierranevada #californiavolunteers #spring #newgrowth #getoutside #conservation #flowers #watersheds #sunshine #americorps #gratitude #positivity
A few ways to help your community. In this time of A few ways to help your community. In this time of social distancing, it's more important than ever to find ways to connect and support each other.⁠ ⁠ #community #service #cometogether #californiaforall #californiavolunteers #lookforthehelpers #volunteer #donate #staywell
Some of the main sources of emissions contributing Some of the main sources of emissions contributing to climate change are travelling by plane or car and the consumption of animal products. According to a recent New York Times article, "many people trying to avoid the coronavirus are already two-thirds of the way there" due to less overall travel by plane or car. While global emissions have been reduced significantly, will these behavior changes continue after this passes?⁠ ⁠ Check out the article here: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/13/climate/coronavirus-habits-carbon-footprint.html
With the ongoing spread of COVID-19, the Sierra Ne With the ongoing spread of COVID-19, the Sierra Nevada Alliance is preparing for the challenges to come. Our top priority is the safety of our community and to continue to support our staff and Member Group partners in any way possible. ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ Fortunately, Alliance Program Directors and Administrative staff were already regularly working remotely and spread out amongst various offices. Thus, recent shelter in place, restrictions have not altered our ability to stay fully operational and focused during these difficult times. Our Member Group support, Americorps, and Forestry Fellowship Program staff have transitioned to remote work, thanks to the flexible leadership of California Volunteers and the Corporation for National Service. We are communicating with each host site partner to ensure work transition is as smooth as possible.⁠ ⁠ ⁠ The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has also updated their Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and added new, program-specific FAQs regarding developing alternative service activities for AmeriCorps members in the event service locations are closed, payment of stipends during service interruptions, fixed amount grants, service suspension, etc., which can be found at https://www.NationalService.gov/coronavirus.⁠ ⁠ ⁠ The Alliance’s Earth Day Farm to Table/Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour Fundraiser has been postponed tentatively for June 16th, 2020. The Alliance’s Bi-annual Conference is still being planned for Sept 10th-11th in Mammoth, Ca. Please stay connected via our new website launching this week!⁠ ⁠ ⁠ We will continue to monitor the situation and will update our staff and partners if any changes in our operations are necessary. Stay safe and please take precautions recommended by the CaliforniaDepartment of Public Health, CDC, and World Health Organization. ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ If you have questions or concerns please reach jenny@sierranevadaalliance.org.⁠ ⁠ ⁠ Together we will overcome this adversity. Happy St. Patrick's Day!⁠ ⁠ In service,⁠ ⁠ Jenny Hatch⁠ ⁠ Executive Director⁠ ⁠ Sierra Nevada Alliance

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