In the Media

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.
Waddle Ranch Preserve contains fine running trails
Friday, June 24, 2011, Sierra Sun
I'd heard that there were trails in the Waddle Ranch Preserve but still hadn't made my way out there to check it out. I finally did, and really enjoyed it. The land acquisition in 2008 was a huge ben
Independence Lake to be open soon for recreation
Sunday, June 19, 2011, San Francisco Chronicle
Independence Lake will be transformed from the Sierra's gated, off-limits fantasyland to a recreation gem this summer with a new walk-in campground, boat rentals and public access.