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December 2020

Sierra Nevada Alliance Monthly Webinar: Sierra Nevada Tree Mortality feat. Amarina Wuenschel

December 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Interested in learning about the Sierra Nevada Tree Mortality and how it changed with Management, Precipitation, and Forest Density from the U.S. Forest Service? Amarina Wuenschel with the U.S. Forest Service will be joining the Alliance on December 2nd to speak with us on the Forest Service's project on Tree Mortality.

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January 2021

Sierra Nevada Alliance Monthly Webinar: Tahoe Birds with Sarah Hockensmith

January 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Interested in nature, discovery, exploring outside, and a bit of a challenge? Birdwatching may be a perfect fit for you! Join Sarah Hockensmith of the Tahoe Institute for Natural Science as she introduces you to the 2021 Tahoe Big Year, a year-long birding event that celebrates the hundreds of bird species that occupy the Tahoe Region. This event brings together birding beginners and enthusiasts alike. This presentation will acquaint you with common and unique birds of Lake Tahoe, birding destinations in the Tahoe region, what a bird Big Year is, and how to get involved!

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February 2021

Sierra Nevada Alliance Webinar with Carolyn Finney, PhD

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Black Faces, White Spaces: Christian Cooper, John Muir & Playing the Long Game Central Park birder Christian Cooper.  George Floyd. Removal of Confederate Statues.  Renaming of institutions.  Reparations.  Systemic Racism. What's the environment got to do with it?  How do we meet this moment?  Drawing from her book, Black Faces, White Spaces, her relationships “in the field” and her lived experience, Dr. Finney explores the complexities and contradictions of our past, the realities of our present and the possibilities of…

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March 2021

Sierra Nevada Alliance Monthly Webinar: Pika Palooza with Beth Pratt

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join wildlife advocate, conservation leader, Sierra Nevada Alliance board member, and author Beth Pratt for a fun talk about the most adorable animal on the planet --the pika! Pratt, who has been observing and studying pika in Yellowstone, Yosemite and the Sierra for over a decade, claims “they are also one of the most intrepid creatures in the world for all their adorableness.” The pika also happens to be the Sierra Nevada Alliance's mascot! During her talk, Pratt  will show…

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April 2021

SNA’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - April 27 @ 11:59 pm
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Celebrate Earth Day Online- Virtual Wild and Scenic Film Festival April 22, 2021 7:00 PM  Buy tickets here!   Live Screening: Lobby Opens 6:30pm - Film Starts 7:00pm  Films on Demand is available for 5 days after, through 11:59pm on April 27th Check out this year's program lineup! The Alliance is inviting you to celebrate Earth Day online with the Virtual Wild and Scenic Film Festival On Tour. The Wild and Scenic Film Festival On Tour combines award-winning environmental and…

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4/23/21 Connect with Your Ancestors…Take an Earth Walk!

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Incline Village Visitors Center, 969 Tahoe Blvd
Incline Village, NV, 89451
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Free

On Friday, April 23, 2021, the forest calls you to take an Earth Walk at the Incline Village Visitors Center where you can pick up a complimentary guide book and journal along with a map of the half mile slow walk. The guide book points out things to see and do, as well as has pages for you to commemorate your walk with drawings, poems or just thoughts. Along the way, you may want to pick up natural objects to…

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Earth Day Exploration

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dry Creek Preserve, 35220 Dry Creek Dr.
Woodlake, CA 93286 United States
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Free

Come to Either Herbert Ranch Preserve or Dry Creek Preserve to participate in fun Earth Day, socially distanced activities! We will observe macroinvertebrates in their natural habitat, take an Earth Walk and build pinecone Bird feeders. Come and enjoy the day with us!

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July 2021

Mayala Wata (Meeks Meadow) Restoration Project Volunteer Day

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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In an effort to aid the Washoe Tribe in the Mayala Wata Restoration Project, we will be hand thinning conifers that have encroached into Meeks Meadow! Event schedule: 10:00am Meet at designated location: Meeks Meadow trailhead 10:00-10:30am Presentation from Rhiana on Mayala Wata Restoration Project 10:30-12:30pm Hand thinning of conifers 12:30-1:00pm Group lunch with cultural presentation 1:00pm-3:00pm Continued hand thinning (optional) What to bring: Participants: ● Water bottle (with sufficient water for the day, recommended 3-4 Liters) ● Face Mask…

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August 2021

Volunteer Clean-Up Day with Lake Tahoe Ambassadors

August 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Lakeview Commons, 1004 Lakeview Ave
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 United States
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Join us at 9:00 a.m., Monday August 9, at Lakeview Commons in South Lake Tahoe for a volunteer clean-up day with the Sierra Nevada Alliance Youth Ambassador program! Want to help clean up South Lake Tahoe beaches? Want to learn more about what our ambassadors have been up to this summer? We welcome all volunteers! This event has been organized in partnership with Keep Tahoe Blue, who will collect data on the litter picked up by ambassadors and volunteers. All…

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September 2021

Sierra Nevada Alliance Monthly Webinar: Nature Journaling with Lorna Burkhard

September 16 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the Sierra Nevada Alliance for a nature journaling class with Lorna Burkhard! Nature journaling helps people grow their observation skills, connect to the natural environment on a deeper level, and share and receive knowledge about nature. The practice of studying and drawing nature is a relaxing activity that is great for the brain and connects participants to their senses. Lorna Burkhard is an experienced teacher with a broad background in the field of education, and enjoys motivating people to…

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