Thank You from the Watershed Council

by Phoenix Anthony, Office ManagerAs the year is coming to a close and the celebration of Thanksgiving begins, we would like to take a moment to reflect on this past year and extend our sincerest gratitude to you. You… Read more

Collaborative Weed Control Along the Truckee River

by Jeannette Halderman, Program Manager In 2014, through a combination of numerous funding opportunities, the TRWC was successful in gaining approval from and cooperation of six landowners to treat several species of non-native invasive plants on nearly 300 acres along… Read more

The Silent Offender: Sedimentation

by Lisa Wallace, Executive Director At first glance, the Truckee River and its tributaries look pristine but in fact they are classified as impaired (polluted) from excessive sediment levels (Total Maximum Daily Load for Sediment – Middle Truckee River Watershed,… Read more

Good To The Last Drop

by Lisa Wallace, Executive Director Did you get a letter from your water supplier on emergency drought regulations? Most, if not all, suppliers are restricting watering of landscaping to one to two days a week. The watering limits come from… Read more

Keep Donner Lake Blue?

by Phoenix Anthony, Office Manager Often in the shadow of iconic Lake Tahoe, Donner Lake has finally gotten the recognition and support that it deserves. Beginning in 2014, watercraft inspections are now mandatory before launching into the lake. The Truckee… Read more

Johnson Canyon- Restoration In Action!

by Beth Christman, Director of Restoration Programs The Truckee River Watershed Council, in partnership with the Truckee Donner Land Trust, is implementing restoration work in Johnson Canyon (formerly known as Negro Canyon). Heavy equipment work on the project begins Monday,… Read more

Update: What Happened in Our Watershed Last Thursday?

by Phoenix Anthony, Office Manager Last Thursday night August 7th around 8:00 p.m., the town was in full swing as the hustle and bustle of Truckee Thursdays brought together both residents and tourists alike. Throughout the event, ominous clouds released… Read more