Public Workshop on Martis Valley Groundwater Management Plan

by Lisa Wallace, Executive DirectorWe 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 DirectorBeth 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 DirectorInvasive 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 DirectorThe 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 CoordinatorThe 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

Thank you, Northstar-at-Tahoe!

By Lisa Wallace, Executive Director On June 7, 2011, the Truckee River Watershed Council received a $10,000 Vail Resorts Echo grant (  Northstar-at-Tahoe launched Vail Resorts Echo, the Company’s corporate sustainability program, by announcing  a partner grant to the Watershed… Read more