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Welcome to the Team, Stefanie!

The Sierra State Parks Foundation is so excited to bring our first-ever AmeriCorps Member, Stefanie Studens, onto our team through our partnership with the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps! AmeriCorps was founded in 1965 as the domestic version of the Peace Corps. Just like the military and Peace Corps, AmeriCorp is a form of service to our […]

LEGACY – The Chronicles of Chinese Railroad Workers

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and this year, the US Forest Service released their short film, “Legacy”, “Legacy” is an amazing look into what went into building the Transcontinental Railroad, the contributions of thousands of Chinese Railroad Workers, and just what an engineering feat it was.  We have a special connection […]

UPDATED STATE PARK TRAIL GUIDELINES

Covid-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Trail Use: Do not use parks or trails if you are feeling ill and exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, or if you have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19. Maintain a physical distance of 6 ft. or more at all times. Watch out for one-way trails as maintaining […]

State Parks Provides Safety Tips to Help Californians Responsibly Visit Waterways Amid Pandemic

National Safe Boating Week is May 16 – 22, 2020 A message from California State Parks SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California State Parks and the Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) remind water enthusiasts during National Safe Boating Week (May 16-22) how to responsibly recreate in California’s waterways this year during COVID-19. As State Parks and other park […]

Wildflowers of Tahoe

It’s flower season! Here in Tahoe, spring flowers are blooming! As the state starts to re-open and we are able to spend more time outside, how about we familiarize ourselves with some of the local flora we are so lucky to be surrounded by?! The Sierra Nevada mountains, and especially the Lake Tahoe region, are […]

Origins of May Day

Spring is in full bloom and we are cruising through the year! It is May 1st – May Day!  May Day originated thousands of years ago in the Northern Hemisphere as a celebration to welcome in spring. The Celts of the British Isles thought May 1st to be the most important day of the year […]

Tahoe -Truckee Earth Week Activities from Take Care Tahoe

Earth Day this year is a little different than in the past! Since we are unable to congregate like before, Take Care Tahoe has come up with some awesome and fun ways to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day from the safety of your own home and neighborhood! Head to Take Care Tahoe’s website […]

NORTH LAKE TAHOE LAUNCHES ‘STRONGER TOGETHER’ CAMPAIGN TO IGNITE COMMUNITY SPIRIT AND SUPPORT BUSINESS RESILIENCY

North Lake Tahoe Resort Association has issued a press release announcing the launch of the Stronger Together Campaign in conjunction with Placer County. The campaign aims to unite the community through positive actions during this trying time. The campaign is accompanied with a video series sharing words of encouragement from various community leaders. See the […]