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Monthly Archive: December 2014

The Year in Review

We’ve had an amazing year at Sierra Streams Institute! Here’s a summary of what we accomplished this year, and what we look forward to in 2015.  Research     2014 was a productive year for the SSI science team. The year produced…
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Establishing Restoration Objectives using Biological Monitoring

 In today’s environmental non-profit world, restoration has become a ubiquitous organizational objective, but what is actually meant by “restoration”? The goal of environmental restoration is typically to manually assist a degraded site in reverting back to pre-degradation conditions, often focusing…
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Citizen Science at work with Grass Valley Charter School

At Sierra Streams Institute we believe the most effective way to teach core concepts is to design lessons that include a real world application.  That is exactly what is happening with the 8th graders at Grass Valley Charter School (GVCS) under the…
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