• ¡Encore de Mayo Fiesta! Featuring Paul Mars Black - Support CSNC’s Watershed Restoration work and enjoy music by Paul Mars Black, performing an extravaganza of Rock ‘n’ Roll guaranteed to warm the soul, and others at our ¡Encore de Mayo Fiesta! Join us for a taco bar, silent auction, and door prizes! No host beer, wine, and margaritas available. Bring your best guacamole to […]
  • A very productive week! - The Center for Sierra Nevada Conservation has been busy in the last week. On Saturday, we were at the Placerville Earth Day Celebration, which was a huge success! Our meadow model was a big hit with the kids and adults alike! It was great to see them exploring the meadow and having fun.     On […]
  • Earth Day Celebration and Traverse Creek Restoration - Join CSNC for the Placerville Earth Day Celebration and a Restoration Event, this upcoming week! Saturday, April 22nd, 10am-4pm Come visit the CSNC booth at the Placerville Earth Day Celebration! Bring your children to play with our hands-on meadow model! This is going to be a great day, so we hope you can make it! Tuesday, […]
  • Join us at Traverse Creek! - The CSNC team will be heading out to Traverse Creek on Tuesday, April 25th (not 24th, sorry about the typo on the last post!).  This is going to be a complicated site, so we will need all the help we can get! We will be shutting down an illegal OHV route that runs through a […]
  • An excellent start to the 2017 restoration year! -   Our first restoration event of the year was a great success! With the help of our enthusiastic volunteers, the CSNC team was able to restore 0.351 acres off Darling Ridge Road! We began by sinking a large log at the entrance to an illegal OHV route to prevent vehicle access. We then spread duff and debris […]
  • Record Breaking Log Foils Oak Poachers - Hello Friends! Our restoration team recently broke their log length record by using our grip hoist to repurpose a 15 foot log to utilize as an exclusion! It barely fit in our trailer! We used this and two other large log exclusions to shut off a grouping of three illegal OHV trails in sensitive Southern Deer […]
  • AmeriCorps Week - March 4-11 was AmeriCorps Week, so we’d like to take a moment to acknowledge our AmeriCorps members, Jessy and Caleb, as well as other AmeriCorps members serving in our community. Maggie Regis is working with the El Dorado County and Georgetown Divide Resource Conservation Districts as their Conservation Assistant. Ryan Delaney serves as the Education and Outreach […]
  • Stand and Defend: Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership - We at CSNC firmly believe in the importance and necessity of our national service organizations. As you may know, the AmeriCorps members serving at the Center for Sierra Nevada Conservation help make our ongoing restoration work in the Eldorado National Forest possible. In El Dorado County, AmeriCorps members are also serving at American River Conservancy and Resource Conservation […]
  • Taking Restoration to New Heights - The Center for Sierra Nevada Conservation’s restoration team has added a new piece of equipment to our tool box: the grip hoist! Thanks to the generosity of Ray Griffiths, who donated the grip hoist to CSNC, we are now able to retrieve and place larger log exclusions than ever. We are also very grateful to former CSNC […]
  • Notice of Restoration Grant Application - Click here to find out more about the Center for Sierra Nevada Conservation’s grant application for the upcoming 2016/2017 grant cycle.