Current Projects


Sierra Cascades All Lands Enhancement (SCALE) brings together collaborative groups throughout the Sierra Nevada and Cascades to advance initiatives that promote healthy forests, communities and economies in these regions.


Plumas Conservation, Restoration and Education in Watersheds (P-CREW) is a summer restoration and environmental education experience for high-school students from Plumas County and Oakland, CA.

Sierra Fellows

Sierra Fellows works to place exceptional "Fellows" into rural communities throughout the Sierra Nevada and Cascades region, assisting them in tackling their most pressing community development issues.

Woody Biomass

Sierra Institute is investigating all angles of woody biomass utilization to promote healthy forests through sustainable harvest, improve local economies by creating jobs and increasing energy efficiency through cleaner fuel uses.

Welcome to the July edition of the California Woody Renewables newsletter, we hope everyone is having a great summer! If you missed our last issue (available here), it was a departure from the typical email format and geared towards outside organizations and individuals. In this issue you will find: Notices Tom Peters Webinar, Overview and Links Project Updates Alpine Biomass Committee Camptonville Community Partnership / Forest Biomass Business Center Fall River Resource Conservation District (RCD) Sierra Institute for Community and Environment The Watershed Center / Tule Creek Forest Products   Notices Tom Peters: Planning Funding and Implementing Biomass ...

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