We envision a future in which strong communities, regenerative economies, and a resilient environment are the foundation of the Sierra Nevada region.
Through our work in Economic Empowerment, Regional Advocacy, and Climate Action, we work to make that vision a reality.
Economy • Environment • Community
In the Sierra Nevada, change and challenge create opportunities.
Sierra Business Council serves the economic, environmental, and social needs of our region, catalyzing innovative solutions and increasing resilience throughout the Sierra.
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Wildfire is the apex issue in our region, impacting the environment, economies, and public health of the Sierra. The severity of this problem is addressed by each of SBC’s three focus areas—our climate action, regional advocacy, and economic empowerment teams are each working on solutions that tackle the many challenges presented by severe wildfires.
Watch: Balance & Biomass
SBC’s follow-up to our 2019 white paper report on forest biomass is a three-part video series, ‘Balance & Biomass: A Solution to Emissions, Catastrophic Fire, & Communities in Crisis’, that identifies the opportunities of forest biomass utilization at both the local and statewide levels and begs the question, why isn’t the state doing more to support appropriately scaled forest biomass utilization in the Sierra’s communities?