In the Media

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
A hike worth saving: The other Cold Stream
Thursday, May 14, 2009, Sierra Sun
The Truckee Donner Land Trust has another key piece of open space in its sites, abutting recent acquisitions north of Truckee. Cold Stream — not to be confused with Coldstream Canyon or Cold Creek th
Keeping Sierra lands wild
Monday, February 2, 2009, San Francisco Chronicle
The valley known as Perazzo Meadows is a stunning landscape of woods and watershed habitat surrounded by glimmering Sierra Nevada peaks, but there is more to the high-country Shangri-La than sheer bea
Rec and park-run Ponderosa finishes first season in the black
Sunday, August 10, 2008, Sierra Sun
Truckee’s Ponderosa Golf Course seems to be a success after a season in public hands. The nine-hole course was purchased from the Himsl family in June by the Truckee Tahoe Airport District, the Town
Perazzo Preserved: Truckee land trust conserves one of Sierra's largest intact meadows
Friday, June 27, 2008, Sierra Sun
Standing on a bluff overlooking Perazzo Meadows Tuesday, Perry Norris surveyed his group’s most recent conservation win. “This is a prime area of ecological importance for the Sierra Nevada,” said No
Waddle Ranch in the Sierra near Truckee is being preserved
Friday, November 2, 2007, San Francisco Chronicle
Three months ago, Perry Norris took his 7-year-old son to the Waddle Ranch in the northern Sierra Nevada and pointed out the sweeping panorama of pine forests, pristine meadows, birds and wildlife tha