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November 17, 2017

Searching for Compassionate Solution for Our Homeless Citizens and Natural Areas

Last month, Sika was a project partner for a one-day event focused on finding a compassionate approach for supporting both our homeless citizens and our natural areas. Over 90 regional natural resource managers, social workers, and citizen advocates attended the workshop put on by Street Roots, PSU’s Trauma Informed Oregon, Multnomah County, Right 2 Survive, and Bonneville Environmental Foundation. More

November 16, 2017

Behind the Camera at the Oregon APA & ISOCARP 53rd Annual Congress

Last month, Sitka participated in a panel at the joint ISOCARP and Oregon APA Conference on “Small Communities.” Our Wednesday morning panel focused on how the Sitka-built and supported Lake Tahoe Environmental Improvement Program (EIP) Project Tracker is being leveraged by other multi-agency organizations, like the Clackamas Partnership and 18 California Resource Conservation Districts, to increase data collection efficiency and program transparency via the ProjectFirma platform. More

September 29, 2017

Lake Tahoe EIP Project Tracker Named Best in Basin

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency on Wednesday recognized exceptional projects completed in 2016 with Best in Basin awards. Now in its 27th year, Best in Basin showcases projects around the lake that demonstrate exceptional planning, implementation, and compatibility with Tahoe’s natural environment and communities. More

September 28, 2017

News from On and Off the (Soccer) Field

Yesterday, Sitka staff, family, and friends enjoyed a night out at Civic Stadium … no … PGE Park … no … Jeld-Wen Field … no … Providence Park! Whatever the name, it was a beautiful night to watch the Timbers 2 face off against the Phoenix Rising FC. More

August 29, 2017

Code, Conservation, and Culture: Defining a Sitka Internship

Late last fall, as I pondered the places where budding software engineers might seek internships, I realized I was limiting myself. I was considering companies where friends had worked, companies that came to campus career fairs, and companies I’d heard of growing up. So, I opened a new search tab on my laptop and asked myself, what sort of company do I wish existed? More

August 24, 2017

Tahoe Resource Conservation District Launches New, Interactive Monitoring Dashboard on LakeTahoeInfo.org

“The LT Info platform provided the ideal opportunity for us to showcase the results of the stormwater runoff monitoring we have been doing over the last four years,” noted Andrea Buxton, Stormwater Program Manager at the Tahoe RCD. “We want RSWMP data to be easily accessible to the local jurisdictions, the regulators, and the general public so that the positive effects of all the time and money spent on environmental improvement can be recognized.” More

July 17, 2017

Get the Inside Scoop on How the US Bureau of Reclamation Enlisted Sitka to Help Streamline Operations

Plagued with multiple issues stemming from outgrowing their existing reporting tools, the Columbia and Snake River Salmon Recovery Office (CSRO), a US Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) sub-program, enlisted Sitka to conduct a detailed assessment of their data management practices and systems. Using our DataDiagnostic service, we conducted a detailed review of how the program managed all its information with the goal of identifying key areas for data quality and operational efficiency improvement. More

June 30, 2017

With Summer Comes Sun and Interns!

Please join me in welcoming our summer software intern: Ayesha Bajwa. Ayesha is currently an undergraduate in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at MIT. She also spent a year abroad studying in the Engineering Department at Cambridge University. More