Quagga Mussels Found in Lahontan Reservoir

Learn about how Truckee-area waters are being protected for invasive species at a public forum Thursday, July 28, 2011. Multiple sampling techniques have confirmed microscopic juvenile quaggas are present in Lahontan Reservoir southeast of Fernley, said Rich Haskins, deputy director… Read more

Perazzo Meadows Restoration

by Lisa Wallace, Executive Director Last week Beth Christman, Director of Restoration Programs, co-led a tour of our Perazzo Meadows restoration project for the California chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration. Two phases of the Perazzo Meadows Restoration project… Read more

Public Workshop on Martis Valley Groundwater Management Plan

by Lisa Wallace, Executive Director We just received the announcement from the Truckee Donner PUD and their partners: The Truckee Donner Public Utility District (TDPUD), Northstar Community Services District (NSCSD) and Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) are partnering to develop… Read more

Restoration & Recreation at Independence Lake

by Lisa Wallace, Executive Director Beth Christman, our Director of Restoration Programs, is working with our partner The Nature Conservancy on two restoration projects at Independence Lake.  Both projects improve fish habitat for the native Lahontan cutthroat trout. For the… Read more

Aquatic Invasives in the Truckee River Watershed?

by Lisa Wallace, Executive Director. So far the most destructive aquatic invasives are not in our local lakes and reservoirs in California. But, preliminary reports show both quagga and zebra mussels downstream in Lahontan and Rye Patch Reservoirs. We do… Read more

5 Things To Do About Weeds!

by Lisa Wallace, Executive Director Invasive weeds are aggressive plants that have been introduced into an area outside of their native range and are dangerous because they out-compete native and other desirable plants. The invasives reduce land and recreational values,… Read more

The California Drought

By Lisa Wallace, Executive Director The drought gets blamed for many of California’s ills, including high unemployment rates.  A recent analysis shows  that there were other factors, besides water supply, driving unemployment. For example, the drought period coincided with the… Read more

Thank You Pour House!

By Nicole Carlsen, Operations Coordinator The Pour House will be hosting a wine tasting this Thursday, June 23rd, from 5-7 pm that will benefit the Truckee River Watershed Council. Stop by on your way to Truckee Thursdays, Shelley Fadness will… Read more

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