This Is Ours

by Lisa Wallace, Executive Director Yesterday evening on my street, a man was running along with a bottle of water. I was stunned to see him drain the bottle and throw it into the willows that line the road. I… Read more

The Obstacle is the Path

by Lisa Wallace, Executive Director Sometimes Jeannette Halderman and I get discouraged because of a tough challenge or obstacle in the way of a restoration project. But a shift in mindset from a Zen proverb can change the perspective: “The… Read more

Collecting – and then Connecting – the Dots

by Lisa Wallace, Executive Director Why do we spend so much time collecting dots of data on water quality? Why collect all these dots: observations about stream side conditions, dissolved oxygen and ph tests, turbidity and sediment samples? Because we… Read more

TRWC Weed Removal RFP

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 Truckee River watershed. Non-native invasive plant removal, focusing on musk thistle, yellow… Read more

TRWC Offers Lunch & Learn April 23

by Phoenix Anthony, Office Manager Are you a Truckee-area landscaper? …a landscape designer? …in the nursery business? …part of a maintenance crew working in the watershed?…or just curious about the TRWC?…   If so, this Lunch & Learn is for… Read more

“Early Detection, Rapid Response”

by Phoenix Anthony, Office Manager Have you ever wondered how you can help create a better environment for future generations? Those of us who live here and enjoy the outdoors are fortunate that the Truckee River Watershed Council has a… Read more

Pop Quiz- Truckee River Watershed!

by Lisa Wallace, Executive Director Did you pass the Pop Quiz last week? Most of us did not! Who can help? Michele Prestowitz! She can explain to you the dynamics of erosion, watershed health, habitat recovery, water quality and even… Read more