Did you know that Lake Tahoe receives approximately 15 million visitors every year? As visitation rates at our parks continue to grow, so does our responsibility for protecting them by keeping them litter-free. Our AmeriCorps Member and Volunteer Coordinator, Jamie, is spearheading our Litter League Clean Up Days at Kings Beach State Recreation Area and […]
The Sierra State Parks Foundation 2021 Lake Tahoe Earth Day Art Contest was a huge success! See all the submissions and the winners here.
Stay crafty this winter with some of these easy at home crafts! This super simple Suncatcher is sure to bring smiles! All you need is a cooking tin (any size or shape will do) and a piece of string! Find some pieces of nature and put them in the tin. Place your string half in […]
The Sierra State Parks Foundation is so honored and thankful to have been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Placer Shares program through the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation. . Placer County received funding through the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The County Board of Supervisors voted to distribute a significant percentage […]
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 […]
GRANT WRITER POSITION SUMMARY The Grant Writer will identify, define and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as coordinate the development, writing, and submission of grant proposals to foundation and other third-party entities. Primary responsibilities include the preparation of proposals, grant applications, and requisite reports; performance of responsible, professional and […]
The North Lake Tahoe Junior Lifeguard program is a 2-week, introduction course designed to educate young individuals (ages 8-15) about aquatic safety and provide high-quality outdoor recreation. Your JG will receive a well-rounded education that promotes teamwork, safety, and leadership as well as a heightened sense of awareness and knowledge about the alpine lake’s environment. […]
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