In the Media

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.
21st Annual Donner Party Hike adds new 2013 hike
Monday, September 9, 2013, Sierra Sun
TRUCKEE, Calif. — Hikers can travel the footsteps of early emigrant’s journey across the Sierra Nevada mountains Oct. 5 and 6 as participants in the 21st Annual Donner Party Hike.
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Thursday, September 5, 2013, Reno News & Review
September has way of feeling like a brand-new start. Maybe it’s the start of school, with its No. 2 pencils and new corduroy pants, that makes us want to pause, take a deep breath, and reflect on wher
Sierra conservation groups dedicated Royal Gorge purchase
Thursday, July 11, 2013, Sierra Sun
In recognition of a community that rallied together to save a precious and iconic resource, officials and supporters gathered last week to celebrate the formal dedication of Royal Gorge, the world-ren
Conservation Groups Save Iconic Royal Gorge Mountain Paradise
Wednesday, July 3, 2013, Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture
Hundreds of supporters, including prominent community members, conservation leaders, elected officials, and public agency representatives held a formal dedication on July 4, 2013 to mark the extraord
Input sought on Royal Gorge’s recreation plan
Tuesday, May 28, 2013, Tahoe Daily Tribune
Pending a grant from the Wildlife Conservation Board, the acquisition of Royal Gorge is nearing completion, and the Truckee Donner Land Trust is readying a public outreach process to help guide future
Land trust buys Royal Gorge ski area at Donner Summit
Saturday, December 22, 2012, Sacramento Bee
Conservation groups announced Friday they had finalized their purchase of the Royal Gorge ski area after raising more than $11 million to buy the Donner Summit property, which had been proposed for de
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
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.
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