Sierra Nevada Conservancy

Annual cleanup reaches farther than American River

This weekend, volunteers will descend upon the confluence of the north and middle forks of the American River in an effort to clean up waterways that extend to more than 20 rivers ...

Another View: Let's protect Auburn from fire

John Adams once wrote, ?Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions they cannot alter the state of facts and eviden ...

Land Trust dedicates Harvego preserve

Placer Land Trust’s Earth Day  dedication of the Harvego Bear River Preserve brought together more than 200 participants for the ceremony and property tours. The Trust for P ...

Thousands volunteer to clean Sierra rivers

About 4,500 volunteers participated in the Great Sierra River Cleanup Saturday in various parts of Placer County and Northern California. Volunteers collected 151 tons of trash, ap ...

Volunteers scour 151 tons of trash in Great Sierra River Cleanup

An estimated 4,500 volunteers collected approximately 151 tons of trash, appliances, car parts and other debris during the second annual Great Sierra River Cleanup Saturday. The ...

Another View: Initiative protects our Sierra forests and communities

This week the Placer County Board of Supervisors and the Auburn City Council voted to support the Sierra Nevada Forest and Community Initiative, an effort sponsored by the Sierra N ...

City approves $17,000 for wastewater study

The city of Auburn is spending $17,000 on a study that will determine whether it is feasible and cost-effective to regionalize its wastewater treatment plant. The study is being c ...

Sierra Nevada Conservancy launches river cleanup website

Just when summer winds down in the recreation areas, volunteer organizations will be lining up to clear all the leftover debris. Registration for the second annual Great Sierra ...

Geotourism project maps unique local sites

Auburn has its well-known sights like the Foresthill Bridge and the Historic Courthouse. Then there are the scenic byways and off-the-beaten-path family farms, eateries and shops. ...

Sierra Nevada license plates on sale to support conservancy

The campaign to create a license plate for the Sierra Nevada, and to help fund programs of the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, began in 2005 with the introduction of legislation to crea ...