In the Media

Land Trust secures $5M to help acquire Webber Lake, Lacey Meadows
Wednesday, December 28, 2011, Sierra Sun
Through 2011, the Land Trust and its acquisition partner, the Trust for Public Land, has been fundraising in earnest to raise $8 million to purchase Webber Lake and Lacey Meadows north of Truckee in N
Saving the Sierra
Monday, December 26, 2011, The
Nonprofits combine into a partnership designed to preserve the Sierra's scenery
Northern Sierra Partnership Wins Forester's Award
Wednesday, December 7, 2011,
The U.S.D.A. Forest Service honored the Northern Sierra Partnership (NSP) on Wednesday, November 30th, with the Region 5 Regional Forester's Honor Award at an awards ceremony in Sacramento.
Royal Gorge To Be Sold
Friday, October 14, 2011, Moonshine Ink
Royal Gorge cross-country ski resort on Donner Summit is currently in the hands of a court-appointed “receiver” and will be offered for sale by fall or early winter.
Success Stories: Truckee businesses, land trust partner to save open space
Friday, August 26, 2011, Sierra Sun
In today's economy, a buck can still go a long way. Since the Truckee Donner Land Trust started the Buck for Open Space Program in 2004, $138,000 has been collected and deployed toward the protection
Royal Opportunity
Monday, August 15, 2011, Moonshine Ink
Royal Gorge’s long silence was broken in June by a bank bombshell — developers who once planned nearly 1,000 homes on 3,000 acres surrounding the continent’s largest cross-country ski area had default
Conservation easement deal worked out for Sierra Pacific land
Tuesday, August 9, 2011, The Sacramento Bee
Conservationist groups and Sierra Pacific Industries have reached a first-of-its-kind agreement that protects wet meadows and wildlife habitat in the headwaters of the Little Truckee River.
Tattered economy has a silver lining for conservationists
Sunday, August 7, 2011, Los Angeles Times
Reporting from Volcano Lake— The news is distressing: A cratering real estate market, tight-fisted banks unwilling to make loans and no appetite among elected officials to let go of a dime.
Open space conservation efforts continue north of Truckee
Monday, July 18, 2011, Sierra Sun
The Truckee Donner Land Trust's conservation holdings north of Truckee continue to grow. The regional conservation group now has conservation easements on 7,085 acres of Sierra Pacific Industry Lands
Breaking Ground - New trails under construction
Friday, July 15, 2011, Moonshine Ink
In Truckee and North Tahoe, trails are more than a manner of transportation or a form of recreation; they are central to our identity and our summer economy.