In the Media

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
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