• Wild about Wildflowers! - Throughout the month of June, our crew and volunteers were privileged to see countless beautiful blooms throughout Eldorado National Forest. We wanted to share with you some of our favorites! Pyrola aphylla (Leafless Wintergreen) Frageria virginiana (wild strawberry) Erysimum capitatum (wallflower) Dichelostemma multiflorum (Roundtooth Snakelily) Rosa bridgesi (Pygmy Rose) Callophrys spinetorum (Thicket Hairstreak) on Ceanothus […]
  • June in Review - June 9th Workday June was a great month for CSNC; we had 136 hours of volunteer support from 14 volunteers at our watershed workdays. We look forward to continuing this hard work in July. With about an acre restored in June, we can’t wait to see our July results! With your help, we can protect […]
  • 1 Month, 4 Successful Volunteer Work Days - This month we had  so much fun with all our volunteers! Thanks to their hard week we successfully restored 4 Sites of Sensitive Watershed in Eldorado National Forest!  The sites included work within the Southern Critical Deer Winter Range, a site that crossed a tributary of Whaler Creek multiple times, and a site that was eroding […]
  • CSNC Annual Fundraiser! - Join Us Sunday May 6th! Support CSNC's Watershed Restoration Program!
  • Comments invited for CSNC Preliminary OHV Restoration Grant Application - The Center for Sierra Nevada Conservation has submitted a preliminary application for grant funds from the California State Parks Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division to restore public lands damaged by unauthorized off highway motorized recreation. CSNC invites your comments regarding changes, concerns, and support for the final grant application, which will be submitted by May […]
  • Silent Auction Items - Here is a list of all of our silent auction items! Please check back often as this list is updated as we receive more items. Click on the bold for more information about the event/item/company. 1) 4 Admissions for 4 Adults to Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival 2) 2 Daily Admission Tickets to Six […]
  • Bottlehill Volunteer Event! - Another Successful Volunteer Event is on the books! On February 7th, six volunteers helped restore an unauthorized  OHV route in the Bottlehill area of the Georegtown District. This group restored an impressive 0.5 acres! We had so much fun and great company.  Our next Volunteer Event will be Thursday February 22nd in Mosquito.  You can […]
  • Public invited to Center for Sierra Nevada Conservation Open House to discuss Off-Highway Vehicle grant application - The Center for Sierra Nevada Conservation (CSNC) will be submitting an application for Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Funds for the upcoming 2017/2018 grant cycle. CSNC is developing a preliminary application to the Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division for a Restoration grant. CSNC’s continued partnership with El Dorado National Forest will focus on restoring unauthorized […]
  • Sierra Sentinel – Winter 2018 - Dear Friends, Thanks to your generous support, it has been a productive year for CSNC’s restoration program.  Our tireless staff, AmeriCorps crew, and hard-working volunteers restored 110 sites this past season, including riparian areas, hill climbs, special botanical areas, and sensitive lava caps. Thirty-four volunteers contributed a total of 370 hours at 16 different volunteer events. Jessy […]
  • Meet our New AmeriCorps Members - Meet our new AmeriCorps members Ben and Kaitlin! Ben and Kaitlin will continue the great work of our AmeriCorps alumni protecting ecosystem values and the long-term sustainability of our natural resources for future generations. Ben grew up in the suburbs of Long Island, New York, where sailing and trips to the Catskill Mountains dominated his […]