River-Friendly Landscaping in Action

by Kathy Whitlow, Operations Manager Even before hearing about the River-Friendly Landscaping program, Steve Ramos was concerned about his yard’s bare soil as well as snowmelt, runoff, and wind-driven erosion. After mulching much of the yard, he wasn’t quite sure… Read more

This Week in the Watershed

by Lisa Wallace, Executive Director Here are few projects we worked on the week of 7/16 for the Truckee River watershed:Coldstream Canyon. Beth Christman is finalizing permits and contracts this week. In mid-August, we’ll start implementation of this stream… Read more

Join us: Invasive Weed ID Workshop 7/24

by Kathy Whitlow, Operations Manager Are you a land-owner, land-manager, area trails/parks/maintenance staff member, area resident or visitor? Come spend a few hours with the Weed Warriors on 7/24 and learn about invasive plant species that are threatening the Truckee… Read more

Coldstream Floodplain Construction RFB

by Beth Christman, Director of Restoration Programs The Truckee River Watershed Council, in cooperation with State Parks is seeking a firm to construct the Coldstream Canyon Floodplain Restoration project.  The project is located in Donner Memorial State Park in Truckee,… Read more

Thank You for a GREAT Snapshot Day!

Posted 5/18/12 by Andy Otto, Director of Restoration Programs 2012 marks the 12th year of Snapshot Day in the Lake Tahoe watershed. On May 12th, hundreds of volunteers came out to join us across the Tahoe Basin and Truckee River… Read more

Truckee River Weed Removal Project RFP

posted on 5/8/2012 by Jeannette Halderman, Program Manager The Truckee River Watershed Council (TRWC) is looking to hire a consulting firm to conduct invasive plant removal within select areas of the Tahoe National Forest Truckee Ranger District (TNF). TNF has… Read more

Truckee River Watershed Council in the News

posted 5/2/12 by Kathy Whitlow, Operations Manager The Sierra Sun and Associated Press picked up stories relating to Truckee River Watershed Council activities and priority issues this past week: The Truckee River Watershed Council was recently featured at the Tahoe… Read more