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Sierra Nevada Conservancy

The Sierra Nevada Region provides a wealth of vitally important benefits to the people of California including more than 60 percent of the state's developed water supply, habitat for an incredibly diverse range of wildlife, renewable energy generation, and carbon sequestration, just to name a few. In addition, millions of people from California and around the world come to the Sierra to recreate and experience the beauty and grandeur of its iconic landscapes. Unfortunately, these benefits are at risk and action must be taken to protect and enhance them. Follow the links below to learn more.

Governor's Page

Secretary's Page

SNC Board Meeting

The next SNC quarterly Board meeting will be held on December 6 – 7, 2017, in Calaveras County. The two day Board meeting will include a tour, on December 6, to explore issues and activities related to forest and watershed health in the South Central Subregion. On Thursday, December 7 the SNC Governing Board will meet to take possible action on the SNC Strategic Assessment and Plan as well as authorize a Joint Powers Agreement with the California Tahoe Conservancy. Detailed meeting information and materials can be found on the Board meeting page.

We Need Your Voice!

The Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) is conducting a Strategic Assessment of the needs of the Sierra Nevada Region in order to address current critical issues, including uncharacteristically large wildfire, tree die-off, and upper watershed degradation. We are working with current and new stakeholders across the state to help us chart a course to improve the ecosystem health and resiliency of the Region, and to understand what actions the SNC can and should take in making this happen. Find out more...

Tree Mortality Task Force

The Sierra Nevada Conservancy is a member of the state's Tree Mortality Task Force. Local governments, landowners, and the general public can visit the Task Force's website for additional information and resources. Find out more...

Sign Up for Email Notification

Did you know that you can sign up to receive email notifications from SNC about several topics? Stay up to date on the latest news by visiting the email notification page. Do you already receive messages from SNC? You can check your existing subscription settings here also.

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