Education News

Our New AmeriCorps Members have Arrived!

Allie and Emily served their first day as AmeriCorps members at Sierra Streams Institute on September 23rd! They are excited to get to know our amazing network of supporters and…

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Committed Citizen Scientist Turns “Pro”: Congratulations and THANK YOU to Jeff Jenkins!

Jeff Jenkins, an all-star volunteer for SSI and a graduate of the 2016 Cal Naturalists class, has landed a new position as Fish & Wildlife Scientific Aid with the California…

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Tracking Chorus Frogs at Hirschman’s Pond

Chorus frogs (Pseudacris sierra) Sometimes they’re called tree frogs, but even though they are capable climbers, due to having somewhat enlarged toe pads, they do not frequent trees. Identifying features:…

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Spring 2017 Science Speaker Series Kickoff a Success

On February 21, Kelly Santos, an Education Program Director at the Sierra Streams Institute, presented the first of this spring’s Sierra Science Speakers Series presentations. This is a free science seminar series…

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2016 Americorps Volunteers: Where Are They Now?

AmeriCorps is a national program that places thousands of young adults each year into intensive service positions where they learn valuable work skills, earn money for education, and develop an…

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March Science Speaker Series Explores Research on Community Health Impacts of Mining Exposure (CHIME)

  TONIGHT! Tuesday, March 14, 2017 6:00-7:30 PM Featuring SSI’s Katy Janes, Joanne Hild, and Dr. Peggy Reynold @ Sierra College Multipurpose Center N12,  250 Sierra College Drive, Grass Valley

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