In the Media

Truckee Donner Land Trust celebrates another milestone in the campaign to protect Martis Valley
Tuesday, May 15, 2012,
In its efforts to shore up open space and further enhance public recreation in the Martis Valley, the Truckee Donner Land Trust (Land Trust) has purchased the 32-acre Jones property
Indpendence Lake wins "Best Lake"
Friday, February 17, 2012, Sunset Magazine
Why it’s a winner: Independence Lake, a half-hour north of Tahoe in the High Sierra, was formerly owned by NV Energy and once used to produce hydropower. It has nothing on its shores except Jeffrey pi
Listed at $24 million, Royal Gorge property up for grabs
Tuesday, January 17, 2012, Sierra Sun
For a group of regional conservationists, what began as a fight against a perceived irresponsible development has evolved into an opportunity to conserve one of the most iconic areas of the American W
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.