• 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 […]
  • MLK Day of Service - Sierra Nevada Ensatina Salamander MLK Day of Service Thank you to all our volunteers who came out on MLK Day for our first restoration volunteer event of the New Year! We had a blast in the North Fork Cosumnes watershed restoring habitat just above Big Canyon Creek. Our awesome volunteers amazingly ripped a quarter of […]
  • Thank you Volunteers! -   All of us at The Center for Sierra Nevada Conservation had a great time at our volunteer appreciation dinner at Round Table Pizza on Thursday night! Our volunteers play a very important part in our restoration efforts, and we wanted to show them how thankful we are. Our top volunteers this year were Jane […]
  • Another great day in the forest! - We had an excellent volunteer restoration day last Wednesday – the last one with Jessy and Caleb as our AmeriCorps members! Our new members will start November 1st! We worked on a site that would have taken the restoration team alone several days to complete, but with the help of our awesome volunteers we got […]
  • One day, two sites! - The CSNC crew and volunteers headed out to Omo Ranch today to shut down and restore two unauthorized OHV trails in the Eldorado National Forest. Despite the heat, everyone really worked hard to get these sites done! In addition to the main large woody debris exclusions at the entrances to both sites, our volunteers helped […]
  • Our work at Sopiago continues! - The CSNC crew and volunteers continued restoration work at Sopiago Creek today, shutting down an illegal hill climb route. Along with previously placed exclusions and waterbars, we filled the rills and duffed and disguised the route.  Our volunteers always exceed our expectations, but today they really dominated the duffing! We got our site done more […]
  • Organizing to Protect our Public Lands -   ORGANIZING TO PROTECT OUR PUBLIC LANDS   A workshop w/ the Center for Biological Diversity Thursday, July 20th – 7pm to 9pm Cameron Park Community Center (Social Room) 2502 Country Club Drive, Cameron Park Organizing to Protect Our Public Lands A workshop w/ the Center for Biological Diversity “It is an American right to […]