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Truckee land trust plans purchase of historic Donner Summit climbing area
Monday, March 30, 2015, Sierra Sun
The Truckee Donner Land Trust and the Access Fund recently signed an agreement with a private landowner to purchase a significant climbing area on Donner Summit.
Summit Canyon: A trail to history near Donner Pass
Thursday, September 25, 2014, Nevada Appeal
Donner Pass is arguably one of the most historic areas in California, with a rich palette of stories and legends. Its transportation legacy encompasses Native American travel and trade, pre-gold rush
Conservation groups snapped up large swaths of Sierra Nevada during recession
Sunday, September 7, 2014, Sac Bee
he catastrophic collapse in real estate prices that started in 2007 left more than a legacy of mass foreclosures in the Sacramento region; it also left vast expanses of newly preserved open space in t
Rock climbing event coming to Donner Summit
Thursday, July 24, 2014, Sierra Sun
Rock climbers in the Truckee-Tahoe area might want to mark this event on their calendars.
Summit Canyon | A trail to history, Part I
Tuesday, July 22, 2014, Tahoe Weekly
Donner Pass is arguably one of the most historic square miles in the United States. Its legacy encompasses Native American travel and trade, pre-gold rush pioneers, the nation’s first transcontinental
Summit Canyon | A trail to history, Part II
Tuesday, July 22, 2014, Tahoe Weekly
The original Donner Pass on historic Highway 40 is arguably one of the most significant square miles in the United States. Its legacy encompasses Native American travel and trade, pre-Gold Rush pionee
Truckee OKs funds for economic development projects
Thursday, July 17, 2014, Sierra Sun
Creation of a business hub and further Truckee River restoration are among economic development projects recently approved for funding.
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.

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