From speakers to sponsors, the bi-annual conference is shaping up to be one of the best yet
KINGS BEACH, CA, USA, August 9, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Sierra Nevada Alliance 25th Anniversary Conference, “Regional Resiliency,” is showcasing notable thought-leaders in the conservation arena. Collectively identified as the best conservation conference in the Sierra region, the event kicks off with an in-the-field restoration and enhancement activity at Prosser Creek in Truckee, followed the next day by a keynote address from author and environmental activist Richard Heinberg.
Heinberg is one of the foremost advocates on a shift away from reliance on fossil fuels and throughout his career, has authored thirteen books, including some of the seminal works on society’s current energy and environmental sustainability crisis. Additionally, Heinberg has delivered hundreds of lectures on energy and climate issues to audiences in 14 countries and has appeared in several film and television documentaries, including 11th Hour, in 2007, alongside Academy Award-Winning actor and notable environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio.
*** Members of the media are welcome to attend Richard Heinberg’s keynote address free of charge.***
Please ask for Sara at the Registration Desk or call 530-542-4546 x701 in advance for a Media Pass.
Other impactful sessions include Climate action planning in the Sierra, Managing Space For Wildlife and ENERGY-Transforming Transportation. A full schedule of events and lectures can be found online at sierranevadaalliance.org/2018-conference/. There is limited space still available and those interested can register at http://sierranevadaalliance.nonprofitsoapbox.com/25anniversaryconference. The conference is generously sponsored by environmentally conscious businesses including Chatten-Brown & Carstens, LLP; The Rose Foundation; Shute Mihaly Law Firm; El Dorado Water Agency; Strawesome; Mono Lake Committee; Defenders of Wildlife; The Sierra Fund and Sierra Watch.
The Sierra Nevada Alliance is committed to raising statewide and national awareness of issues facing the Sierra Nevada region and determined to make a difference on protecting lands, water, wildlife and communities. It acts as a unified regional voice focusing attention on the entire Sierra Nevada region while concurrently strengthening individual conservation efforts of dozens of member groups throughout the region. For more information, visit sierranevadaalliance.org.
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Source: EIN Presswire