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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 1:30pm
Land Trust supporter Wei Hong doubles his yearly gifts through the generosity of his employer, Google. In his words: “My wife and I so appreciate the Land Trust’s work to protect open space from...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 1:30pm
The Truckee Donner Land Trust announced that Van Norden Meadow, one
 of the northern Sierra’s most important meadows, is now in the public trust. Van
 Norden Meadow, roughly 7,000 feet in elevation,...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 1:15pm
The Land Trust stewardship team is hard at work planning trails, viewpoints, and walkways in our latest acquisition, Carpenter Valley. If you didn’t get the chance to join us for a docent-led hike...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 1:15pm
Truckee locals insist that October is the best month of the year for hiking because of the crisp air, autumn sunshine, absence of wind, and smaller crowds – now is a great time to enjoy a relaxing...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 8:15pm
The Land Trust relies heavily on generous volunteers and trail users to build and maintain over 30 miles of trails on Land Trust properties from Martis Valley to Donner Summit. If you’d like to get...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 8:00pm
Now is the perfect time to climb Nevada County’s highest peak, Mt. Lola (elevation 9143'.) Snow blocked access to the higher elevations much of this summer but the upper reaches of the Mount Lola...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 7:45pm
The thermometer may say “summer,” but the stores are saying, “Halloween,” and the coffee purveyors are promoting Pumpkin Spice Lattes, which means it’s time for year-end tax planning. We hope you’ll...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 7:45pm
Tom Stienstra of the San Francisco Chronicle called Webber Lake “a higher Sierra gem.” Celebrate the last days of summer by picnicking, fishing, hiking and camping at the lake.  Weekend campsites are...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 12:15pm
While Truckee bakes in the summer heat, Donner Summit is often pleasantly cool and full of flowers.  One of the Land Trust staff's favorite trails is the Rowton Peak loop located at Royal Gorge (...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
A new section of the Donner Lake Rim Trail will be completed in 2018. The Land Trust's trails team is working on the north side of I-80, planning a trail between the Glacier Way trailhead and...

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