Press Releases

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
 The Truckee Donner Land Trust has achieved accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance.   Read more >
Friday, December 21, 2012
 Conservation groups today announced the purchase and protection from development of the nation’s largest cross-country ski area, the 3,000-acre Royal Gorge property on Donner Summit in the Sierra Nevada. Read more >
Friday, November 16, 2012
 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 extraordinary 3,000-acre property at the headwaters of the Little Truckee River. The property will be opened to the public for the first time in over a century when the snow melts next spring. Read more >
Monday, August 6, 2012
The famed 3,000-acre Royal Gorge property on Donner Summit in the Sierra Nevada will be bought and protected from development under an agreement announced today by The Trust for Public Land, the Truckee Donner Land Trust (TDLT), and the Northern Sierra Partnership (NSP). Read more >
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The Northern Sierra Partnership (NSP) welcomed more than 200 members of the public to Independence Lake Preserve on July 7th for the first annual celebration of the Partnership’s conservation work in the northern Sierra. The event introduced the community to the natural beauty and unique ecosystem of Independence Lake Preserve, a place largely unknown by many local residents yet only 15 miles north of Truckee. Read more >
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The Truckee Donner Land Trust is pleased to welcome William Thauvette as President of the Board of Directors. Thauvette is a veteran of the Ford Motor Company with a 30-year career in finance and test planning. He has served on the Serene Lakes Property Owners’ Association board and was president of the board of the T&I Credit Union. Thauvette currently serves as the secretary-treasurer of the Sierra Cascade Land Trust Council. Read more >
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
In its efforts to shore up open space and further enhance public recreation in the Martis Valley, the Truckee Donner Land Trust (Land Trust) has purchased the 32-acre Jones property, which will link Waddle Ranch Preserve and the recently acquired and protected Martis Creek Estates.   Read more >
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Global sporting good and bicycle product leader, Shimano, partnered with Read more >

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