Press Releases

Thursday, June 28, 2018
TRUCKEE, Calif. – Three conservation groups announced today that they are teaming up to protect the iconic natural landscape north of Donner Pass for wildlife and low impact recreation. Read more >
Friday, February 2, 2018
TRUCKEE, CALIF. The Truckee Donner Land Trust (Land Trust) thanks all of its donors for helping to restore Van Norden Meadow.  Enjoy this video highlighting the majesty of this propery! Read more >
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Northern Sierra Partnership celebrates banner year in beautiful Carpenter Valley Read more >
Sunday, May 1, 2016
To protect nesting peregrine falcons, certain climbing routes on Donner Summit’s Black Wall are closed until mid-summer. Each year, volunteers with the Truckee Donner Land Trust and Access Fund monitor Donner Summit climbing areas for nesting raptors. A peregrine falcon nest with chicks has been located at the recently conserved Black Wall climbing area. Read more >
Monday, March 28, 2016
The land around one of the northern Sierra Nevada’s most popular trailheads has been taken off the market and sold to the Tahoe National Forest, The Trust for Public Land and Truckee Donner Land Trust, working as part of the Northern Sierra Partnership, announced today. Read more >
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
The Truckee Donner Land Trust elected Jeff Brown as President of the Board of Directors at a recent meeting. Brown has served as Secretary then Vice President during his four years with the organization. Read more >
Friday, December 11, 2015
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, California. The victory is announced only eight months after going under contract and launching the Save Donner Climbing Forever fundraising campaign.   Read more >
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
The Truckee Donner Land Trust will begin releasing water stored in Van Norden Reservoir to comply with California State Law Read more >
Friday, March 13, 2015
The Truckee Donner Land Trust and the Access Fund, a national climbing advocacy organization, have signed an agreement with a private landowner to purchase a significant climbing area on Donner Summit. The 10-acre property features some of the most dramatic terrain in the Truckee-Tahoe region, with stunning vistas and world-class climbing on finely textured granite. Read more >