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Q-and-A: Perry Norris talks the Truckee Donner Land Trust's successful 2015, what lies ahead
Saturday, December 26, 2015, Sierra Sun
It’s been a banner year for the Truckee Donner Land Trust. From its recent purchase of the historic Black Wall (a 10-acre climbing area on Donner Summit) to its acquisition of Coppins Meadow (a 153-a
Deal struck to preserve historic Donner Summit rock climbing areas
Tuesday, December 15, 2015, Sierra Sun
The Truckee Donner Land Trust and the Access Fund last week announced the acquisition and protection of a significant set of climbing areas on Donner Summit.
California climbers buy Truckee rock wall to preserve as land trust
Tuesday, December 15, 2015, Napa Valley Register
A group of California rock climbers have purchased a wall at Donner Summit to preserve it as a land trust.
Key climbing area at Donner Summit purchased by land trust
Monday, December 14, 2015, SacBee
Faced with the closure of an iconic granite wall at Donner Summit, Truckee-area rock climbers banded together to raise $300,000 to purchase and manage nearly 12 acres of private land prized by the cli
Truckee Donner Land Trust and Access Fund Complete Acquisition on Donner Summit
Saturday, December 12, 2015, YubaNet.com
The Truckee Donner Land Trust and the Access Fund are pleased to announce the acquisition and protection of a significant set of climbing areas on Donner Summit, located just west of Truckee, Californ
Opinion: Van Norden Meadow rehab, lake release a good start
Thursday, November 12, 2015, Sierra Sun
Congratulations to Truckee Donner Land Trust and the many environmental organizations involved in the Van Norden Meadow rehabilitation project. The current water release, while not directly associated
High country trails abound at Donner Summit
Thursday, October 29, 2015, The Union
It’s not uncommon to find Truckee Donner Land Trust’s Stewardship Director John Svahn running, skiing or mountain biking on local trails. That’s where you will find many of Svahn’s Truckee friends an
Water to be released from Donner Summit dam, per California law
Monday, October 26, 2015, Sierra Sun
Water that has been allowed to illegally collect within the reservoir known as Van Norden Lake will begin immediate draining to comply with California law and to address public safety requirements.
EPiC: Truckee Donner Land Trust
Tuesday, September 29, 2015, California's Adventure Sports Journal
Rumor has it that the Truckee Donner Land Trust started around a kitchen table, but one founder, John Eaton insists it was a fireplace. Twenty-five years ago he was working on land issues with local e
Lush Coppins Meadow habitat latest in Sierra checkerboard to be preserved
Thursday, September 24, 2015, Sierra Sun
After 25 years of conservation efforts and with more than 33,000 acres protected, the Truckee Donner Land Trust held its Silver Anniversary last weekend to also commemorate at its latest acquisition,

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