July 2019, Tahoe Quarterly
From its modest start in the Early 1990s, the Truckee Donner Land Trust has grown to become a significant force for conservation
Preserving the Poulsen Legacy
Thursday, May 9, 2019, Tahoe Quarterly
Local groups join forces in an effort to purchase the scenic property and home of Squaw Valley's founding family
To Protect & Preserve
Friday, April 19, 2019, Sierra Sun
A chunk of land in Olympic Valley could be protected from future development with the proposed acquisition of the property by the Truckee Donner Land Trust.
Truckee Donner Land Trust awarded more than $750,000 for forest health work
Wednesday, March 20, 2019, Sierra Sun
Funding for forestry and new staff, board members at the Land Trust
Conservation Group Seeks Land Deal with Prominent Squaw Valley Family
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, Reno Gazette Journal
Video interview and drone footage of the Olympic Meadow property
Truckee Donner Land Trust, Squaw Valley Public Service District to buy piece of Olympic Valley
Friday, January 18, 2019, Sierra Sun
Truckee Donner Land Trust, Squaw Valley Public Service District working to purchase Olympic Meadow.
Frog Lake Preservation Brings Ski Hut Dream Closer to Reality
Tuesday, October 16, 2018, Tahoe Quarterly
Framed by towering glacier-carved cliffs rising dramatically from its shoreline, Frog Lake holds its own among the Northern Sierra’s most rugged and picturesque alpine lakes. Despite its close proximi
Enter the Labyrinth | Dark Adventures on Black Wall
Tuesday, October 9, 2018, Tahoe Weekly
Black Wall. The massive cliff looms above us as Matt Pietras and I pull off the road below.
Take Part in Truckee River Day
Tuesday, August 28, 2018, YubaNet.com
Calling on all nature-lovers to join us for Truckee River Day and River Fair on Sunday, October 14th!
Work on new Donner Lake Rim Trail singletrack to start
Friday, August 24, 2018, Tahoe Weekly
The Truckee Donner Land Trust will begin work on 4 miles of new Donner Lake Rim Trail singletrack.
945-acre Northstar-area land portfolio sold to Nor Cal developer Mountainside Builders
Tuesday, August 21, 2018, Sierra Sun
Mountainside Builders, a subsidiary company of Taylor Builders, LLC has purchased the property assets of Mountainside Partners, comprising a portfolio of more than 940 acres in six separate developmen
Trail work complete at Black Wall
Thursday, August 16, 2018, Tahoe Weekly
The Truckee Donner Land Trust and its partners have completed significant improvements to the trail to the Black Wall climbing area, ensuring the trail stands up to winter storms.
Land Trust eyes Frog Lake purchase
Friday, July 20, 2018, Tahoe Weekly
The Truckee Donner Land Trust has announced a new campaign to purchase Frog Lake and neighboring parcels, which would open up the pristine lake and surrounding landscapes to the public in 2020.
Crag Cleanup Covers Up Donner Summit Graffiti
Thursday, July 19, 2018, Sierra Sun
Graffiti on the outside of the snow sheds on Donner Summit will no longer be visible due to the work of volunteers who painted over the walls on Sunday.
Triple Crown | Webber Lake, Webber Falls & Lacey Meadows
Monday, July 16, 2018, Tahoe Weekly
If you ever want to cut loose from the summer crowds in Tahoe, drive 17 miles north of Truckee on State Route 89 to Little Truckee Summit and turn left toward Jackson Meadows on Forest Road 07
Volunteers welcomed for Donner Summit restoration efforts
Tuesday, July 10, 2018, Sierra Sun
As rock climbing grows in popularity, climbing areas are seeing an increase in traffic causing overrun and damaged trails,in response the Truckee Donner Land Trust will be heading a restoration effort
Conservation Groups to Preserve Frog Lake
Friday, June 29, 2018, Tahoe Quarterly
Framed by glacier-carved granite cliffs on one side and a historic stone lodge on the other, Frog Lake has a rugged alpine feel unlike anything in the Northern Sierra.
Conservation groups under contract to purchase Frog Lake
Thursday, June 28, 2018, Sierra Sun
A trio of conservation groups announced this week a contract to purchase 2,914 acres in the upper watershed of the Truckee River.
Conservation deal for 'last big piece' of Sierra wildland near Truckee will improve hiking, skiing and other recreation opportunities
Thursday, June 28, 2018, Reno Gazette Journal
A trio of conservation groups announced Thursday plans to buy nearly 3,000 acres of land near Truckee, Calif.
Webber Lake Opens Its Gates
Monday, June 25, 2018, Tahoe Quarterly
Virtually frozen in time, this former stagecoach stop and fabled fishing lake is both a reminder of the Sierra Nevada's past and a harbinger of its environmental future
TMWA: Limited Potential for Defunct Farad Hydroelectric Plant Property
Wednesday, June 20, 2018, ThisisReno
Truckee Meadows Water Authority agreed to work with Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. to get a relocatable permanent easement through the defunct Farad Hydroelectric Plant site.
Hiking series aims for conservation
Friday, June 1, 2018, Sierra Sun
The Truckee Donner Land Trust kicked off their summer hiking series on Saturday with a docent led hike around Lower Carpenter Valley.
Prop 68: An Unprecedented Amount of Funding for Natural Resources in the Sierra Region
Friday, May 25, 2018, Moonshine Ink
Local nonprofit leaders weigh in on measure's potential impact
Voters to decide on Conservation Bond - Prop 68
Friday, May 25, 2018, Truckee Sun
On June 5 voters have a chance to secure $4B in general obligation bonds for park maintenance, environment protection projects and clean water conservation
Monday, May 7, 2018, Via
Six rivers and lakes beckon travelers to hike, paddle, and soak in the serenity.
Truckee Donner Land Trust to host free summer hiking series
Wednesday, April 25, 2018, Truckee Sun
Starting the last weekend of May and continuing nearly every weekend until Oct. 14, the Truckee Donner Land Trust will be offering more than 40 free, docent-led hikes on 11 of the trust's properties.
Webber Lake Campground opens pristine wilderness, history to public
Friday, April 6, 2018, The Union of Grass Valley
"Webber Lake is a really special place, and once you've spent a couple nights there, you'll understand why," said Perry Norris, executive director of the Truckee Donner Land Trust.
Webber Lake Campground opens pristine wilderness, history to public
Thursday, April 5, 2018, The Union
Less than an hour north of the hustle and bustle of Lake Tahoe, the Webber Lake Campground is open to the public for the first time in many years.
Owner of Farad powerhouse and 103 surrounding acres on Truckee River seeking buyers
Wednesday, April 4, 2018, Reno Gazette Journal
To people in the 30,000 vehicles that drive past daily, Farad is just a remote freeway off-ramp between Reno and Truckee. But for anyone who’s ever taken the time to poke around, it's much more.
Truckee Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Tuesday, April 3, 2018, South Tahoe Now
This Film Festival wouldn’t be possible without the support of sponsors. Local sponsor for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Truckee includes Truckee Donner Land Trust
Making A Difference on Earth Day and Beyond
Sunday, April 1, 2018, Tahoe Donner News
Tahoe Donner Residents celebrate the environment 365 days a year. See page 7 for Kathy Englar of Truckee Donner Land Trust
Keaven Van Lom Obituary
Wednesday, March 7, 2018, Tahoe Daily Tribune
Keaven's life was tragically cut short, but her legacy was to leave the world a better place because of her compassionate soul.
Mending a Meadow
Tuesday, February 20, 2018, Tahoe Quarterly
Conservation efforts seek to return Van Norden wetland to its original biologically rich state.
Allure of Serene Lakes
Wednesday, December 27, 2017, Tahoe Weekly
Serene Lakes is a place of paradoxes. You can fight the snow to get there, only to spend most of your time in it once you’re there.
Van Norden Meadow now part of Forest Service
Wednesday, October 11, 2017, Tahoe Weekly
Van Norden Meadow, one of the northern Sierra’s most important meadows, is now in the public trust as part of the Tahoe National Forest.
Hidden for 100 years, California's secret garden opens for tours
Friday, October 6, 2017, Lonely Planet
Once a private fishing retreat for a group of wealthy businessmen, a virtual secret garden near Truckee, California is now open to everyday nature enthusiasts.
Visit the Secret Garden in Carpenter Valley
Sunday, September 24, 2017, NBC Today Show (video)
For more than 100 years, a meadow in California has been locked behind a gate and virtually untouched. In this week’s Sunday Closer, NBC’s Harry Smith steps inside the “secret garden” before it opens
Sharing the beauty of Carpenter Valley
Wednesday, September 20, 2017, Tahoe Weekly
Truckee Donner Land Trust has ensured that many tracts of beautiful pristine land in the Tahoe Sierra are preserved for wildlife and recreation, which now includes Carpenter Valley.
World-class adventures abound on the Sierra’s western slopes
Sunday, September 17, 2017, San Francisco Chronicle
You don’t have to look far to discover some of Northern California’s most rewarding day hikes and burly, brand-new mountain bike trails.
Panoramic vistas along Donner Lake Rim Trail
Wednesday, August 30, 2017, Tahoe Weekly
When the Donner Lake Rim Trail is complete in a few years, hikers and mountain bikers will be able to explore over granite benches and through forests of ferns and wildflowers on a 25-mile loop around
The Wild Meadow Near Lake Tahoe Opened Its Gates For Everyone To See Its Mind-blowing Beauty
Tuesday, August 1, 2017, News4C
There is a secret garden near Lake Tahoe in California that hasn’t been yet visited. For a century it was hidden from visitors and no one could see its beauty.