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May 2020

Sierra Watercolor Series

May 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 14, 2020

About The Series Spring is here! Let's get our journals out and have fun exploring how to draw and watercolor paint beautiful landscapes, migrating song birds and wildflowers of the Sierra Nevada. This will be a series of three 90 minute classes once a week.  Participants can either sign up for one class or the series of three classes. Each class costs $20.  The series of 3 classes costs $50.  All proceeds will support the Alliance's work. We will be…

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June 2020

Sierra Nevada Alliance June Webinar: Gus Tolley presents “The Ghosts of California’s Groundwater Past, Present, and Future”

June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join us in the Alliance Monthly Webinar on June 4th at 2 pm Featuring Gus Tolley with Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc. During this webinar, we will be learning about: California is the largest user of groundwater in the United States, accounting for about 16% of nationwide use. Despite this heavy reliance on the resource, groundwater extractions in the state remained largely unregulated for over 150 years. As a result, unconstrained use of groundwater resulted in numerous undesirable results…

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Sierra Watercolor Series

June 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 14, 2020

About The Series Spring is here! Let's get our journals out and have fun exploring how to draw and watercolor paint beautiful landscapes, migrating song birds and wildflowers of the Sierra Nevada. This will be a series of three 90 minute classes once a week.  Participants can either sign up for one class or the series of three classes. Each class costs $20.  The series of 3 classes costs $50.  All proceeds will support the Alliance's work. We will be…

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Sierra Watercolor Series

June 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 14, 2020

About The Series Spring is here! Let's get our journals out and have fun exploring how to draw and watercolor paint beautiful landscapes, migrating song birds and wildflowers of the Sierra Nevada. This will be a series of three 90 minute classes once a week.  Participants can either sign up for one class or the series of three classes. Each class costs $20.  The series of 3 classes costs $50.  All proceeds will support the Alliance's work. We will be…

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Sierra Corps Host Site RFA Informational Webinar

June 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Request for Applications is open for 2020-2021 Sierra Corps Host Sites! An informational webinar will be held via Zoom on June 16 at 3:30pm.  Please pre-register for the meeting here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85822570431. You will receive a link for the meeting after registering.  The program is seeking supportive, enthusiastic conservation organizations that are implementing forest health, wildfire resilience and biomass development projects in the Sierra to host Sierra Corps Fellows for up to one year starting in early 2021. Applicants must…

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Peer Energy Efficiency Series – Building Community Support

June 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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In this final installment of our Peer Energy Efficiency Learning Series, we explore best practices on forming community support for energy efficiency ordinances and codes, how best to communicate energy action plan goals, and how a more energy efficient future can mean better health and wealth for all. Featuring Justine Quealy from Sierra Business Council, and other guest speakers. This webinar learning series consists of 45 minutes of presentations (recorded), and 45 minutes of Q&A and discussion (not recorded). Join…

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Rivers Lab: The Book Club for River Geeks

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Rivers Lab is a paper/report reading and discussion group assembled so that we can, as a community of river lovers, break down the prestigious walls of academic papers to learn more about the systems we care for and have a chance to ask questions, discuss, and enjoy each other’s company. Rivers Lab is a no pressure environment and a great way to learn more about the ecosystems surrounding us by reading relevant scientific literature. Encourage your friends to join –…

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Executive Director Peer Group Meeting

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Alliance held the first Executive Director Peer Group Huddle on April 27th. There was a great response to holding this meet up and participants expressed the benefit of camaraderie and support via this mechanism. Ideally, we will meet quarterly with a combo of zoom and in person meetings. The next Executive Director Huddle will be held on June 30th from 2:00-4:00.   For more information or to provide agenda discussion and/or training ideas please reach out to Executive Director,…

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July 2020

Beauty and the Beast: California Wildflowers and Climate Change

July 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Event Description Rob Badger and Nita Winter will take you behind the scenes on their 27-year journey photographing wildflowers throughout California. You must pre-register on the California Native Plant Society website: http://cnps-yerbabuena.org/calendar/speaker-series/ Speakers: Rob Badger and Nita Winter Rob Badger and Nita Winter will take you behind the scenes on their 27-year journey photographing wildflowers throughout California. It began in 1992 when they discovered and fell in love with California’s spectacular wildflower blooms in the Mojave Desert’s Antelope Valley California…

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Sierra Nevada Conservancy Free Grant Writing Workshop

July 7 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until July 9, 2020

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Free On-line Workshop To register please email Sara at sara.monson@sierranevadaalliance.org Introduction to Grant Writing A three-day intensive workshop to build grant writing skills for organizations and agencies in the Sierra Nevada region. Why? The Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) looks to the organizations, agencies, and local governments in the Region to help achieve its vision for the future: “the magnificent Sierra Nevada Region enjoys outstanding environmental, economic, and social health, with vibrant communities and landscapes sustained for future generations.” You are…

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