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New Event Listings 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.

National Stormwater and Watershed Conference – Center for Watershed Protection
April 26-29, 2022

The 2022 National Watershed and Stormwater Conference will provide a forum for watershed and stormwater professionals throughout the nation to learn how to increase the resiliency of our communities in response to emerging and persistent threats to our water resources — from headwaters to coasts. Network with water resource managers, practitioners, researchers, and regulators from all over the United States. The conference will include technical presentations, case studies, panel discussions, and workshops.

Conference Dates: April 26-29, 2022

Location: St. Petersburg, FL

To register, please visit https://www.cwp.org/2022-conference-registration/

Start:  April 26
End:  April 29
Cost:  $350 – $995
Website:  https://www.cwp.org/2022-national-conference/
Organizer:  Center for Watershed Protection
Phone:  410-461-8323
Website:  https://www.cwp.org/

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Van Sickle State Park Planting
April 27, 2022 at 10 a.m.
















Join the Cottonwood School to plant 250 sugar pines. Bring water, snacks and sun protection. Wear boots, long pants and work gloves. Seedlings, tools, and instruction will be provided!

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Date:  April 27
Time:  10 a.m. – noon
Organizer:  Sugar Pine Foundation
Phone:  650-814-9565
Email:  admin@sugarpinefoundation.org
Website:  www.sugarpinefoundation.org

SNEW’s Climate and Energy Outlook Series: Sutter, Yuba, and Butte Counties
April 27, 2022, at 12 p.m.

The environment has a significant impact on energy use and productivity. Reduced stream flows can weaken hydropower. Storms and wildfire risks can force utility public power shut offs. And hotter conditions can drive energy demand for cooling. While these disturbances are likely to continue, sustainable energy use reduces emissions, cuts costs on utility bills, and enables people and communities to better adapt.

Thus, the Sierra Business Council’s Sierra Nevada Energy Watch (SNEW) program has designed its Climate and Energy Outlook Series, a catalog of climate projections and related energy impacts for each county in its territory. The goal is to highlight changing circumstances within each jurisdiction and begin conversations around potential energy solutions.

Join SNEW in this session on April 27 at 12 p.m. as we focus on counties in the North Central area: Sutter, Yuba, and Butte.

Register here.

Please feel free to contact snew@sierrabusiness.org if you have any questions.

For more information please see the event website.

Date:  April 27
Time:  12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Website:  https://www.sierrabusiness.org/archives/outlook-regional-workshops/
Organizer:  Sierra Business Council
Phone:  530-582-4800
Email:  info@sierrabusiness.org
Website:  https://www.sierrabusiness.org/

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Mountain Biking Interpretive Experience
April 27, 2022, at 4:30 p.m.

Please join American River Conservancy on Wednesday, April 27, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. for a Mountain Biking Interpretive Exploration at Salmon Falls Ranch & Acorn Creek Trailhead. Trail exploration will be centered around connecting people to the wonders of the natural world. Participants will learn to develop skills in observation, identification and interpretation. All ages are welcome, but children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Take a ride with us and learn new and inventive ways to see and experience nature. In this clinic you will learn some local history and some of the flora and fauna of the area. Most importantly you will learn how to teach others how to experience and see more of the natural world while mountain biking. Learn experiential education and interpretive nature guide tips and tricks to incorporate into your next ride. This clinic is ideal for those that lead group rides, mountain bike trail initiatives, coach or guide. You will ride away with new activities, ideas and concepts on how to incorporate nature based learning while on the trails. Let’s work together to build more connections and relationships with nature!

A day use fee is required to park at Acorn Creek Trailhead. Event participants are not required to pay. Please print receipt of event registration and display in your dash as receipt of payment.

Register here.

Date:  April 27
Time:  4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Website:  https://www.arconservancy.org/event/mountain-bike-interpretive-experience/
Organizer:  American River Conservancy
Phone:  530-621-1224
Email:  arc@ARConservancy.org
Website:  www.ARConservancy.org

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Georgetown Sugar Pine Planting
April 28, 2022, at 9 a.m.
















Join Sugar Pine Foundation for a day of planting trees in the King fire scar.

Please RSVP to Luis at lvidal@americanforests.org

Please wear long pants, closed toe shoes, sun protection – and bring water and lunch!

For more information please visit the event webpage.

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Northern Nevada Science & Technology Festival Event: Families in Nature
April 29, 2022, at 4 p.m.

Join Sierra Nevada Journeys for a hands-on nature exploration on Friday, April 29, 2022, from 4 – 7 p.m. Learn about what animals need to survive as you explore their habitats and find evidence of a health or unhealthy habitat.” Explore Rancho San Rafael’s nature areas of wetlands, plants and wildlife through a scavenger hunt. Search for evidence of food, water, shelter, and space as well as dangers to the animals’ habitats. This family-friendly event is a great opportunity to spend time together outdoors and in nature.

Location: Rancho San Rafael Regional Park – Parking lot just west of the Wilbur D. May Center (enter on Washington Street and park in lot directly north of this entrance).

For more information please see the event webpage or the Northern Nevada Science & Technology Festival website.

Date:  April 29
Time:  4 – 7 p.m.
Website:  https://nnsciencefest.org/signature-events/families-in-nature/
Organizer:  Sierra Nevada Journeys
Phone:  775-355-1688
Website:  https://www.sierranevadajourneys.org/

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