Last week, we reviewed the importance of advancing wood utilization projects in rural forested communities. A significant component of Sierra Institute’s wood utilization work has been to develop a county-wide network of biomass heating systems by encouraging entities to convert to biomass heat. Unlike urban areas or California’s Central Valley,
Sierra Institute for Community and Environment partners with Greenville High School to organize a Sustainability Institute* Plumas Unified is very fortunate to have partnerships with a variety of different local community agencies and organizations that create rewarding and enriching experiences for our students to enhance their educational opportunities.The following article
Click each infographic for a closer look at our Impact in 2017 Thank you to our staff, grantors and supporters for helping us advance our mission. We look forward to another year of positive outcomes through increasing the participation of rural communities in natural resource decision making and programs.
Project Spotlight for February 2018: Wood Utilization Plumas County is a beautiful area full of rich history, culture, lakes, rivers, an endless network of forest roads, and tightly-knit communities. My beautiful commute to work is a daily reminder of how thrilled I am to call Plumas County my home. It’s beautiful
People & Forests Story Map Read and interact with our most recent story map. Learn how we advanced our mission through forest related projects and programs in 2017. Impact infographics to follow in the next few weeks. We’re busy as ever to promoting healthy and sustainable forests and watersheds
In last week’s Spotlight on the Disadvantaged Community Involvement (DACI) Program, I wrote about community identification and mapping. This is the last entry in the DACI Spotlight series. Last week Team DAC had planned to visit the Yosemite-Mariposa Regional Water Management Group (RWMG), where we were going to review the
In last week’s Spotlight on the Disadvantaged Community Involvement (DACI) Program, I told you about the DACI grant supporting disadvantaged communities in Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM). This week, I’m going to get into the specifics of our first project: community identification and mapping. Before we can reach out to
Happy Friday, Lauren here with this week’s installment of Spotlight on the Disadvantaged Community Involvement (DACI) Program. Last week I wrote about Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) and environmental justice to provide a little background on the “why” of the DACI Program. This week, I’m going to tell you more