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The Sierra Nevada Region provides a wealth of 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.

Public Comment

The SNC has released its draft strategies recommended for inclusion in its 5-year Strategic Plan. The Governing Board of the SNC will consider these strategies at its June 7 Board Meeting. The public is invited to provide comments on these draft strategies through June 20, 2018. Please submit comments in writing to Sierra Nevada Conservancy, Strategy Review Comments, 11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205, Auburn CA 95603, or via email to Theresa Parsley at

The draft Strategic Plan will be released for review at the September Board Meeting. The public will be invited to comment on the draft plan at that time.

Board Meeting

The SNC Governing Board met on June 6 – 7, 2018, in Bishop. The two day Board meeting included a tour on June 6 and, on June 7, the SNC Governing Board took action to approve several Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program Proposition 1 Grants and revised the Proposition 1 Grant Guidelines. For detailed Board meeting information visit our June 2018 Board Agenda Page. You can read the news release here.

Grants & Funding Sources

The SNC Funding Team provides assistance to our Regional partners in identifying funding opportunities and preparing successful applications.Learn more...

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