Climate & Energy Planning
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Save money on your utility bill, save the Sierra. Are you looking to reduce your dependency on greenhouse gases and increase your energy independence? Learn more about Sierra Nevada Energy Watch and how this program will benefit your home or business.
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This old saying perfectly describes my realization of how special the Independence Trail was for our community. Lighting struck repeatedly throughout the night on August 17th, igniting dry fuel in our foothills refuge of Nevada City and across the state of California.
Communities in the Sierra Nevada have weathered many storms over the years, most recently the local impacts of climate change, catastrophic wildfire, drought and reduced snowpack, Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events, wide-sweeping homeowner insurance policy cancellations, closing businesses, and a devastating global pandemic.
What a whirlwind of a service year it has been! When I started back in September I could never have imagined the challenges that would impact my time as a CivicSpark Fellow. A global pandemic, the ensuing recession, and the greatest civil rights movement since the 1960s…