Request for Bids

The Hilltop-Ponderosa area was once a single contiguous wet meadow complex that discharged to the Truckee River. Since the settlement of Truckee in the 1800’s it has been significantly impacted by land use and urban development which has altered and… Read more

Make a Ton of Difference

River-Friendly Landscaping By Eben Swain, Program Manager Did you know the average residential lot in our area loses one ton of soil per year?!? This is a major source of pollution in our streams and the Truckee River. Rainfall, snowmelt,… Read more

Request for Proposals

Donner Creek has a 150-year history of disturbances that threaten the area and its ecological health. Historically, the creek meandered through a low-gradient floodplain which narrowed before the confluence with the Truckee River. The construction of the Central Pacific Railroad,… Read more

Restoring Wildflowers to Elizabethtown Meadow

We’re on it! By Kincade Stirek, Conservation Assistant For the past 20 years, the TRWC has spreadheaded hundreds of restoration projects that reverse historic land-use impact. And the recent Elizabethtown Meadow project (lead by Beth Christman and in partnership with… Read more

Reconnecting Dry Creek Waterways…

We’re on it! By Kincade Stirek, Conservation Assistant When rivulets, creeks and streams disconnect, nature’s hydrological systems are endangered. One lost waterway connector can impact multiple downstream segments. Reconnecting The Truckee’s tributaries, the lifeblood of our watershed, is what the… Read more

Enhancing The Truckee’s First 4 Miles

We’re on it! By Kincade Stirek, Conservation Assistant The first four miles of The Truckee River—which flows from Tahoe City to Bear Creek— draws rafters, kayakers, swimmers, anglers and more to it’s gentle waters. But because there are no formal… Read more

Taking Back Middle Martis Wetland

We’re on it! By Kincade Stirek, Conservation Assistant For the past 20 years, we’ve been transforming the health and resiliency of close to 200 sites like the Middle Martis Wetland. Year by year, project by project, TRWC has worked to… Read more

21st Annual Truckee River Day

  It’s that time of the year, so grab your gloves, shovels and boots. Bring family and friends to help restore our Truckee River at the on Sunday, October 16th. Volunteers have their choice of half or full day restoration… Read more
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