Events and Activities
11th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival - Coloma & South Lake Tahoe!
The Wild & Scenic Film Festival, organized and produced by the South Yuba River Citizens League, leaves attendees feeling INSPIRED and MOTIVATED to go out and make a difference in our communities and the world. By activists and for activists, it is the largest event of this kind, and it showcases our work in a broader environmental and social context, serving to remind us that we’re participants in a global movement for a more wild and scenic world.
Dates: Jan. 31st in Coloma & March 31st in SLT!
Locations: Gold Trail Grange in Coloma & Montbleu Casino in SLT.
Please view festival tour dates here, or visit their website!
Rim Fire Reforestation Volunteer Opportunities!
During February and March 2016, volunteers will be planting trees in the Stanislaus National Forest near Yosemite National Park, reforesting areas damaged by the 2013 Rim Fire. This project is ideal for groups and families; join us!
To find out more about how you can help, sign up here, contact: Seth Connolly or call 949-533-2346.
TERC Monthly Lecture: Exploring Mars with Curiosity
Dawn Sumner from the UC Davis Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences will be leading this monthly lecture. She is also a member of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory, helping the rover Curiosity explore ancient environments in Gale Crater on Mars.
Date: January 28, 2016
Location: California Air Resources Board, Monitoring and Laboratory Division. 1927 13th Street, Sacramento
Details: Seating open at 5:30 p.m. to pre-registered guests, open seating starts at 5:50 p.m. Program starts at 6:00 p.m. $5 suggested donation will be collected at the door.
Please click here to register for this event!
Job Announcements & Volunteer Opportunities
Executive Director: Sierra Nevada Alliance!
We are seeking an innovative, resilient, and dynamic executive director to lead the
organization as it moves into its 23rd year. The executive director will have primary responsibility for
pursuing the Alliance’s long-range vision of successful Sierra conservation in concert with member
organizations, partners, volunteers, staff, and board.
Job description and application info here.
Development Assistant with SYRCL!
The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) seeks an organized, detail-oriented and friendly person
to work on our development and fundraising team, part-time, in Nevada City. The Development Assistant will coordinate events and
assist in tracking financial contributions, stewarding donors, and doing database entry and funder
Job description and application info here!
Director: Mother Lode Chapter of the Sierra Club!
The Mother Lode Chapter of the Sierra Club seeks a chapter director to provide leadership and to
work under the direction of its volunteer leaders to implement the chapter's policies, programs
and operations. Start date: March 1, 2016.
Full job description available here!
Ecologist with Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit!
The Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is currently seeking a candidate for an Ecologist, GS-0408- 9/11 position located at the Supervisor’s Office in South Lake Tahoe, California.
To express interest in this position, please contact Becky Estes at [email protected], for a Voluntary Outreach Interest Form, and return it to Adrian Escobedo at [email protected] by close of business on 1/7/2016
For additional information, please contact Becky Estes at the above email or by phone: 530-642-5161.
Tahoe Rim Trail: Outdoor and Youth Program Manager and Trail Ops Coordinator!
Working for the Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA) is more than just a day job! Be a part of 'a trail like no other' and help build a legacy for the future. The Tahoe Rim Trail currently seeks two enthusiastic individuals to join the team.
Take a look at our current job opportunities here.
Climate Change Program Specialist!
Specialist will be assigned to the USAID/Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment, Global Climate Change (GCC) Office. The USAID GCC Office is responsible for coordinating and reporting on USAID’s contribution toward the USG Global Climate Change Initiative, implementation of USAID’s Climate Change and Development Strategy, coordinating with international organizations, donors, and processes that deal with climate change and development, and for providing thought leadership to advance climate-resilient, low emissions development.
Announcement closes Monday January 11 2016 at 11:59pm.
For full description, please apply on USA Jobs!
TEMPORARY SEASONAL position with Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU)!
The Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) will soon be filling TEMPORARY SEASONAL (1039hrs) positions. Openings will be available at the GS- 03 – GS-09 levels in different departments (i.e., Sivilculture, Trails, Recreation, etc) which may or may not be filled dependant on staffing needs. The purpose of this Outreach Notice is to inform candidates interested in applying for the positions at the LTBMU. Announcements will open January 25th, 2016 and close on January 29th, 2016. (Please note that announcements open on Eastern Standard Time, so they will close on January 29th at 9:00pm PST).
Job description and application info here.
Yosemite National Park: Public Scoping of Wilderness Stewardship Plan
Yosemite’s Wilderness is currently managed under the 1989 Wilderness Management Plan. The park needs to update this plan to incorporate current information about visitor use patterns, methods of managing visitor use, techniques for trail design and construction, and concepts for managing stock in wilderness.
Yosemite National Park has opened public scoping for planning and environmental impact analysis for the Yosemite Wilderness Stewardship Plan with comments accepted through January 29, 2016.
More information here!
Science Communication Fellowship Training Program!
The Powerhouse is creating a cadre of well-trained Science Communication Fellows who educate and inspire people of all ages about the wonders, possibilities, even the responsibilities of science and its related fields. Science Communication Fellows are scientists, engineers, graduate students, researchers, and other science-based professionals.
They are accepting applications now through January 24th. A total of twelve participants will be chosen for the program. To view the program application, click here!
Free Memberships Available: The Citizen Science Association
The Citizen Science Association is now inviting inaugural members. At this time, there is no cost for membership. As this new organization is being established, inaugural members can help to shape the Association through opportunities to vote on key decisions about direction, priorities, and leadership.
For more information, click here!