In the Media

Funding secured to close deal protecting Royal Gorge on Donner Summit
Friday, December 21, 2012, Reno Gazette Journal
What is described as one of the most important conservation successes in the Sierra’s history is now complete after conservationists secured necessary funding to seal the deal.
Landmark land deal protects key piece of Sierra Nevada
Friday, December 21, 2012, San Jose Mercury News
For more than 150 years, waves of change have flowed through the lodgepole pines, glorious meadows and granite outcroppings at Donner Summit in the Sierra Nevada. There were wagon trains, then workers
Webber Lake, Lacey Meadows saved in deal
Monday, December 3, 2012, San Francisco Chronicle
Conservationists have saved from development a vast Sierra Nevada meadow, a picturesque lake and a historic hotel built by a colorful pioneer who created what is perhaps California's first mountain va
Major Land Acquisition in Sierra Announced
Sunday, November 18, 2012, San Jose Mercury News
About 3,000 acres of scenic backcountry in the Sierra Nevada north of Truckee will be permanently protected under a deal announced by two conservation groups.
Sierra conservation groups complete $8M deal to protect Webber Lake, Lacey Meadows
Friday, November 16, 2012, Sierra Sun
The Truckee Donner Land Trust and The Trust for Public Land, working together as part of the Northern Sierra Partnership, announced today the permanent protection of Webber Lake and Lacey Meadows, an
Placer supes back Royal Gorge purchase plan with $300,000
Thursday, October 25, 2012, Auburn Journal
Placer County is pledging $300,000 to a Truckee Donner Land Trust purchase of the 2,891-acre Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort property near Soda Springs.
MYSTERY MUSICAL EXPERIENCE | A fundraiser to benefit Royal Gorge acquisition
Sunday, September 23, 2012, Sierra Sun
A “mystery” location has been chosen for a very special concert to benefit the Truckee Donner Land Trust for the acquisition of Royal Gorge properties. On Sunday, Sept. 23, be prepared for a unique an
Done Deal - Almost
Friday, August 10, 2012, Moonshine Ink
The Truckee Donner Land Trust has agreed to buy a huge portion of Donner Summit and open it up for activities that could include not only skiing, but also mountain biking, backpacking, and perhaps eve
Donner Summit deal by Land Trusts
Monday, August 6, 2012, San Francisco Chronicle
The Trust for Public Land and Truckee Donner Land Trust reached an agreement last week with a court-appointed negotiator to purchase the 3,000-acre Royal Gorge property at Donner Summit after a propos
Conservation groups to buy Royal Gorge property for $11.25M
Monday, August 6, 2012, Sierra Sun
Conservation groups are hailing it as the most significant Sierra Nevada land acquisition “in our lifetimes.”

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