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Earth Day is Friday, April 22nd. There are lots of fun and exciting events to choose from so please do your part by helping out!

Earth Day Events From the Sierra Nevada Alliance









The Sierra Nevada Alliance is a hub for stewardship of the Sierra Nevada, which we achieve by empowering and collaborating with our partners. The following are recently posted upcoming events from our network.

If you would like to post an event to the Sierra Nevada Alliance,  please e-mail info@sierranevadaalliance.org.

Lunch Chat: Advocacy for Earth Day
April 20, 2022 at 12 p.m.






Join Tuolumne River Trust virtually on April 20, 2022, from 12 – 1 p.m., as Policy Director Peter Drekmeier shares what you can do to support environmentally-friendly water policy in the Bay Area. Without the first Earth Day in 1970, there would be no U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, no Clean Air Act, no Clean Water Act, no Endangered Species Act and no legal or regulatory mechanisms to protect our environment.

Earth Day is a reminder of the power we have as a collective. Together, we shape our future and the health of the places we call home. If you’re wondering how you can help support environmental protection, advocating is one of the best and most tangible ways of making a difference. When the public speaks, decision makers listen.

Register here for this webinar.

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Sierra College Earth Day 2022
Apr 21, 2022, at 10 a.m.









Since the first national Earth Day in 1970, Sierra College has celebrated Mother Earth in the month of April. The event has taken many forms over the years. For the 2022 event, we are excited to return to campus and hold an in-person festival in the style we celebrated prior to the pandemic. This event is coordinated by a group of dedicated students, faculty, and staff who volunteer their time and is sponsored by the Sierra College ECOS Club with the generous support of the Associated Students of Sierra College. We hope to see you there! The events are open to the public & free of charge.

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Date: Thursday, April 21, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: Sierra College Rocklin Campus

For more information contact earthday@sierracollege.edu or visit the event webpage.

Dry Creek Nursery Volunteer Day
April 22, 2022, at 9 a.m.







Join Sequoia Riverlands Trust for a volunteer day at SRT’s Dry Creek Nursery, where we grow California native and drought-tolerant plants for landscaping and restoration purposes. Volunteer activities are tailored to allow people of all ages and abilities to participate. Tasks include a range of activities from horticultural (planting, transplanting, weeding, etc.) to nursery maintenance (raking/sweeping, organizing inventory, etc.).

Please RSVP if you are planning on joining us at this event. If you have recently tested positive for COVID, are showing symptoms, or have been in close proximity to anyone who has tested positive or is showing symptoms, please join us at a later event. Nursery volunteer days are held on the first and third Fridays of every month.

For more information, please feel free to check out our social media accounts or reach out to our Education and Volunteer team at education@sequoiariverlands.org.

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Auburn Earth Day Festival
April 22, 2022, at 4 p.m.









Join Auburn Earth Day Festival at Overlook Park in Auburn for a night of environmental education action and family fun. Explore local vendors environmental organizations food trucks dessert options and listen to local bands and guest speakers with us.

Free admission for all. Tickets for Auburn Earth Day Festival can be booked here.

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SNA’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour
April 22, 2022, at 5 p.m.





Mark your calendars! The Alliance’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival will take place on Earth Day, Friday, April 22, 2022. Join us at the Lake Tahoe Community College Duke Theatre for an evening of award-winning, awe-inspiring films that focus on the environment, local activism, and adventure.

Can’t make it to the in-person event? The show is also virtual! To view the full event details, film lineup, and to purchase virtual and in-person tickets please visit www.sierranevadaalliance.org/wsff.

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Owens River Annual Clean Up
April 23, 2022, at 8 a.m.









The eighth consecutive Owens River Annual Clean Up is on April 23, 2022, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. This event is an excellent way to gather with community members while cleaning one of our beloved rivers. Meet time is 8 a.m. at the Pleasant Valley Campground by the foot bridge.

For more information please see the event flyer.

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Take a Hike: Flora of The Sierras
April 23, 2022, at 10 a.m.









In partnership with the Mount Lassen Chapter of the California Native Plant Society, the Northern California Regional Land Trust is excited to welcome the public to the Deer Creek Preserve to enjoy spring bloom as part of the Take a Hike event series. Led by CNPS’s Marjorie McNairn, this hike will wind into the interior of the preserve toward the fish ladder before returning along the same route, offering participants the opportunity to hone their native plant identification skills and to enjoy beautiful canyon views.

Visit www.landconservation.org/events to learn more about all of our Take a Hike events!

This is a moderate hike of three to four miles, depending on participant interest, with a few fairly strenuous climbs and one stream crossing on boulders that will be navigable for any sure-footed hiker. Supportive footwear, light clothing layers, sunscreen, a hat, and ample water and snacks are recommended.

Date and Time: Saturday, April 23rd 2022 at 10 a.m.

Registration is free but is required to participate. Please consider a tax-deductible donation to support future educational events like this one, and the conservation of open spaces and wild places across Northern California!

Click here to register.

Suggested Donation: $10 per person

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Earth Day of the Foothills
April 23, 2022, at 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.











A free, community-wide Earth Day event will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sierra Pines United Methodist Church, located near Lake of the Pines, will host “Earth Day in the Foothills 2022” on their 4.5-acre campus.

“We are excited to host ‘Earth Day of the Foothills,’ celebrating creation, learning how to be good stewards of the earth and providing space for our community to come together,” says De Calvert, a member of Sierra Pines UMC.

The zero-waste, inaugural event will feature local performers including Blue Oaks Acoustic, TRXTR, and Billy and the Bobcats, as well as an open drum circle. Heartwork will lead two of their individually-tailored photography nature classes, and folks of all ages and abilities will also be welcome to the meat-free cooking class, walking the labyrinth, play areas and more.

“We’ve tried to extend the invitation far and wide,” says Chris Allan, a community organizer working on the event. “We know that so many folks in the region are eager to be outside at this time, coming together to participate in activities related to the planet that we all call home.”

Organizations as diverse as The Society of Garden Goddesses and the Alliance for Environmental Leadership will host informational booths in the main parking lot, and a variety of speakers and demonstrations will take place in the church’s multi-purpose room.

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