In the Media

Battle over future of wildlife-rich – yet illegal – Sierra Nevada dam heats up
Friday, June 20, 2014, Sierra Sun
SODA SPRINGS, Calif. — A solution to bring an illegal Donner Summit dam and the water it stores up to code is drawing praise and criticism from residents and Sierra Nevada conservation groups.
Truckee Donner Land Trust hires new director of finance
Friday, June 6, 2014, Sierra Sun
The Truckee Donner Land Trust is pleased to welcome Ward Fansler as its new director of finance.
Sunshine Letter | Vail Resorts Echo supports nonprofits
Thursday, April 24, 2014, Sierra Sun
Many thanks to Vail Resorts Echo for hosting its Ski Challenge where local nonprofits raced for cash prizes while learning about Northstar’s state of art Habitat Management Plan.
Join the Sugar Pine Foundation for spring plantings
Saturday, April 19, 2014, Sierra Sun
Sugar Pine Foundation will host two plantings as part of Earth Week. Plant sugar pine seedlings and help restore native forest at Waddle Ranch.
Truckee Donner Land Trust Elects New Leaders
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, Truckee Tracks
The Truckee Donner Land Trust elected Anne Chadwick as president of the board of directors at its January 21, 2014 meeting. - See more at:
$1M restoration project in the works for Truckee Wetlands
Tuesday, March 11, 2014, Sierra Sun
Looking around the property behind the Truckee rodeo grounds last week, Jeannette Halderman commented on how disturbed the land is.
Northstar Ski Challenge awards more than $23,000 awarded to nonprofit and environmental groups
Tuesday, January 28, 2014, Sierra Sun
Representatives from 11 of North Lake Tahoe’s environmental foundations and nonprofit community organizations gathered at Northstar Thursday, Jan. 16 to participate in the inaugural Northstar Ski Chal
Rainbow Lodge near Donner Summit to reopen under new owners
Friday, January 10, 2014, Sac
Generations of Sacramento-area residents have stayed at the historic Rainbow Lodge near Donner Summit for cross-country skiing, fishing and other outdoor pursuits.
Sugar Bowl signs 25-year lease with the Truckee Donner Land Trust to Operate North America's Largest Nordic Ski Resort
Tuesday, December 17, 2013,
A major Nordic ski resort once on the chopping block is now officially and firmly in the operational hands of Sugar Bowl Resort.
Ecological restoration underway at Waddle Ranch in Truckee
Monday, November 11, 2013, Sierra Sun
Forestry work is currently underway on the 1,462-acre Waddle Ranch Preserve located in Martis Valley just north of Highway 267.