Creating Jobs

Sierra Business Council has created hundreds of job opportunities in Sierra Nevada communities

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Hundreds of Jobs Created

Climate Planning

Type: Jobs, Money, Energy

Martis Fire Restoration

Type: Jobs, Land, Money

Northern Sierra Biomass Initiative

Type: Jobs, Money, Energy

Sierra Nevada Energy Watch

Type: Jobs, Assets, Money, Energy

Sierra Nevada Geotourism

Type: Assets, Money

Strawberry Water Conservation

Type: Jobs, Money, Energy

Sierra Business Council has helped to create hundreds of job opportunities in the Sierra.  This has been accomplished through our projects that help save businesses significant amounts of money, that increase tourism in an area, and through projects that directly create local jobs. 

Managing Land

Sierra Business Council has helped preserve thousands of acres of threatened landscapes in the region

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Thousands of Acres Managed

Martis Fire Restoration

Type: Jobs, Land, Money

Northern Sierra Partnership

Type: Land, Money

Rivers and Ranches

Type: Land, Money

Our scenic landscapes are one of the top assets of the Sierra.  Sierra Business Council has helped preserve thousands of acres of threatened landscapes throughout the region.  Our projects have focused both on preservation and restoration of land parcels large and small. 

Highlighting Destinations

Sierra Business Council has highlighted thousands of destinations to explore throughout the Sierra Nevada

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Thousands of Destinations Highlighted

Northern Sierra Partnership

Type: Land, Money

Sierra Nevada Energy Watch

Type: Jobs, Assets, Money, Energy

Sierra Nevada Geotourism

Type: Assets, Money

Much of the Sierra relies on a tourist economy.  The Sierra Business Council has highlighted thousands of destinations within the Sierra Nevada, each one ready to be explored.  From spreading the impact of tourism to marketing businesses reaching for sustainability to helping protect the Sierra’s natural beauty, we are working hard to leverage all of the Sierra’s assets.

Leveraging Money

Sierra Business Council has leveraged tens of millions of dollars into Sierra communities

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Tens of Millions of Dollars Leveraged

Climate Planning

Type: Jobs, Money, Energy

Martis Fire Restoration

Type: Jobs, Land, Money

Northern Sierra Biomass Initiative

Type: Jobs, Money, Energy

Northern Sierra Partnership

Type: Land, Money

Rivers and Ranches

Type: Land, Money

Sierra Nevada Energy Watch

Type: Jobs, Assets, Money, Energy

Sierra Nevada Geotourism

Type: Assets, Money

Strawberry Water Conservation

Type: Jobs, Money, Energy

Sierra Business Council has leveraged tens of millions of dollars into Sierra Nevada communities.  Our projects highlight destinations to spread the tourism dollars, save local businesses money through energy retrofitting, preserve lands that will benefit the Sierra for generations, and innovate new ways to leverage the multitude of resources found in the Sierra.                 

Saving Energy

Sierra Business Council has saved local businesses enough energy to power nearly 3,000 homes for a year

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2000 Homes Powered for One Year

Climate Planning

Type: Jobs, Money, Energy

Northern Sierra Biomass Initiative

Type: Jobs, Money, Energy

Sierra Nevada Energy Watch

Type: Jobs, Assets, Money, Energy

Strawberry Water Conservation

Type: Jobs, Money, Energy

Sierra Business Council has saved local governments and businesses enough energy to power over 2000 homes for an entire year through our energy projects.  These programs benefit regional merchants, government agencies, and the community by decreasing energy costs and lowering greenhouse gas emissions.

A Modern Comstock Lode: TESLA's New Gigafactory Battery Facility

If you frequented any local business in the Sierra in the past month you likely overheard significant chatter about Tesla choosing Reno as the location to build it’s new Gigafactory battery facility.

While there is no new silver ore mine attracting prospectors, there is that same excitement and hope that existed after the discovery of the Comstock Lode in 1859. One cannot underestimate the potential economic impact of such a high tech facility on the Sierra Nevada region.

Angelo Genasci, Development Director

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Peak Innovation: The Next 20 Years

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