In the Media

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.
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
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.