In the Media

Truckee River watershed: Setting restoration priorities for the future of the region
Friday, April 23, 2010, Sierra Sun
Each summer, both volunteers and experts can be found lining the banks of regional streams, dotted through wetland meadows, working on the Truckee River. Those people have a lot of work to do — the T
Environmentalists extraordinaire: Jim and Becky Morgan focus on preservation, conservation
Tuesday, April 6, 2010, Los Altos Town Crier
As philanthropists and visionaries, Los Altos Hills residents Jim and Becky Morgan are thinking regionally to conserve the environment. With the lofty goal of solving as many problems as possible wit
Truckee/Tahoe groups look to preserve 240-acre plot near Interstate 80
Tuesday, March 30, 2010, Sierra Sun
A team effort could preserve the ridge above Interstate 80 overlooking Donner Lake. The Town of Truckee, Truckee Donner Land Trust and Tahoe Donner Association are teaming up to purchase 240 acres in
Truckee Donner Land Trust gets new president
Friday, February 5, 2010, Sierra Sun
Tom Van Berkem is the Truckee Donner Land Trust's new board president. Van Berkem is a Northstar resident and retired senior executive from Wellpoint Inc., a Fortune 50 health insurance company, and
Saving the Northern Sierra
Tuesday, January 5, 2010, Sierra Sun
Gems of the northern Sierra — from granite cliffs and lofty peaks to verdant wetlands and rugged canyons, adding up to thousands of acres — preserved. Including popular destinations like the Palisade
Sierra Sun top 10 stories of 2009: No. 9 — Open space, trails success
Tuesday, December 29, 2009, Sierra Sun
We would prefer to look at 2009 with one eye closed. For a brief time, the region saw the economy dip down to levels not seen since the late 80s, and optimism dip even further. During that volatility,
Truckee Tahoe Airport works to manage Waddle Ranch
Thursday, August 20, 2009, Sierra Sun
Truckee Tahoe Airport has charged head-first into a new role this summer — forest management. After taking over management of the 1,500-acre preserved Martis Valley property from the Truckee Donner L
Northern Sierra group adds Webber Falls to preserved lands
Monday, August 10, 2009, Sierra Sun
The Northern Sierra Partnership has picked up another piece of the public/private checkerboard of land in Sierra County, adding to the preserved area along the Little Truckee River. With a contributi
Putting the Little Truckee River back on track
Wednesday, July 29, 2009, Sierra Sun
Now that Perazzo Meadows is preserved and in public hands, the next step is restoring the Sierra County landscape to its former glory. The 982 acres of sub-alpine meadow north of Truckee was recently
Celebrating conservation: Open space near Tahoe preserved
Friday, June 26, 2009, Sierra Sun
Conservationists, environmentalists, politicians and others gathered Thursday morning on a verdant hill overlooking the meandering Little Truckee River at Perazzo Meadows. The rustic sub-alpine meado