2011 Winter Newsletter

By Nicole Carlsen, Operations Coordinator For those of you who missed it, check out the print version of Truckee River Currents. There are photos and descriptions of Truckee River Day, an update on Coldstream Canyon restoration and more.  Winter Newsltter… Read more

River-Friendly Landscaping Winners Announced!

By Nicole Carlsen, Operations CoordinatorThe Truckee River Watershed Council is excited to announce the winners of their River-Friendly Landscaping program. Susie Urie, Steve Ramos and Eric Premack each won a $5,000 rebate and Donner Pines East won a $10,000… Read more

Quick Listen: The Value of our Wetlands

by Lisa Wallace, Executive DirectorWetlands can provide ecosystem services such as improving water quality and reducing peak flood flows.Here’s a link to a short radio piece on the economy and the environment.When an accident or a type… Read more

Go See This: Truckee River as Art

by Lisa Wallace, Executive Directorphoto: Nevada Museum of ArtThe Harrison Exhibit at the Nevada Museum of Art, has an eye-catching, toe-tapping set of art pieces of the Sierra Nevada, including the Truckee River watershed.Helen Mayer Harrison and… Read more

Thank You for Truckee River Day!

by Lisa Wallace, Executive Director¬†“We got so much work done at Perazzo Meadows!”“The volunteers were incredible, we could have completed the whole Corps Yard site!”“We collected the data on the entire reach on Squaw Creek this year… Read more

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 DirectorLast 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