In the Media

Water to be released from Donner Summit dam, per California law
Monday, October 26, 2015, Sierra Sun
Water that has been allowed to illegally collect within the reservoir known as Van Norden Lake will begin immediate draining to comply with California law and to address public safety requirements.
EPiC: Truckee Donner Land Trust
Tuesday, September 29, 2015, California's Adventure Sports Journal
Rumor has it that the Truckee Donner Land Trust started around a kitchen table, but one founder, John Eaton insists it was a fireplace. Twenty-five years ago he was working on land issues with local e
Lush Coppins Meadow habitat latest in Sierra checkerboard to be preserved
Thursday, September 24, 2015, Sierra Sun
After 25 years of conservation efforts and with more than 33,000 acres protected, the Truckee Donner Land Trust held its Silver Anniversary last weekend to also commemorate at its latest acquisition,
Truckee Donner Land Trust to celebrate 25 years of preserving regional history, open space in the Sierra
Friday, September 4, 2015, Sierra Sun
Twenty-five years ago, a small group of hikers united to protect Coldstream Valley from logging. This humble beginning couldn’t foretell a land trust that would become one of the most effective ones i
Scaling Donner Summit
Saturday, July 11, 2015, Tahoe Quarterly
Donner Summit climbing pioneers reminisce about the past and look toward the future
Save Donner Climbing seeks to protect historic routes
Tuesday, June 30, 2015, Reno Gazette Journal
Save Donner Climbing seeks to protect historic routes
For Sale: 10 Acres at Donner Summit
Friday, June 12, 2015, Rock and Ice
After over 100 years of private ownership, 10 acres of black granite towers at Donner Lake, North Tahoe, California, is up for sale. The Access Fund has partnered with Truckee Donner Land Trust to rai
Truckee land trust plans purchase of historic Donner Summit climbing area
Monday, March 30, 2015, Sierra Sun
The Truckee Donner Land Trust and the Access Fund recently signed an agreement with a private landowner to purchase a significant climbing area on Donner Summit.
Summit Canyon: A trail to history near Donner Pass
Thursday, September 25, 2014, Nevada Appeal
Donner Pass is arguably one of the most historic areas in California, with a rich palette of stories and legends. Its transportation legacy encompasses Native American travel and trade, pre-gold rush
Conservation groups snapped up large swaths of Sierra Nevada during recession
Sunday, September 7, 2014, Sac Bee
he catastrophic collapse in real estate prices that started in 2007 left more than a legacy of mass foreclosures in the Sacramento region; it also left vast expanses of newly preserved open space in t

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