The Sierra Institute recently released a storymap depicting our biomass projects. The story makes the case for biomass utilization by providing a background on wildfire, tree mortality, active forest management, mill closures, and rural economies today. The story ends with a description of our Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI), Plumas HHSC

Thank you for another great year! We’re as busy as ever investing in the well-being of rural forested communities. Whether we can loop you in the know, share some of our stories, or spark your interest in something sustainable, thank you for sharing your support and skills with our organization

Staff reflections turned social media campaign? Yes, its true. We’ve complied all our staff’s haikus and are now sharing them with you. Enjoy.   12/8/17- The Disadvantaged Community Involvement Program will be announced on our website soon. Throughout December 2017 we’ll post a haiku every week. Check this blog again

Today is #Giving Tuesday and we want to thank you for sharing your support and wealth with all the organizations doing ethical work in the non-profit sector. No surprise, Sierra Institute holds a perspective of healing the environment versus economy divide in our culture. Through our P-CREW program we build

“No one is going to fund your time to build relationships…” or “Partnership development isn’t going to be funded by this grant…” are well known statements in the non-profit world. And yet, partnership development and relationship building are absolutely critical to any operation whether non-government organization, federal, state or foundation.¬†In-person