I never knew…

by Kathy Whitlow, Office Manager In our 4th year of drought, erosion hasn’t really been on my mind. I never knew… I live on a relatively flat lot in Glenshire, well away from the Truckee River. My yard doesn’t have… Read more

I know just enough to be dangerous…

by Kathy Whitlow, Office Manager Since I started protecting the watershed as a volunteer and now as TRWC staff, I notice things I never have before. All the time – out hiking, while biking along the Legacy Trail with my… Read more

Request for Bid: Middle Martis Creek Wetlands Restoration

by Beth Christman, Director of Restoration Programs The Truckee River Watershed Council is seeking construction bids for the Middle Martis Creek Wetlands Restoration Project. Prior to the construction of Brockway Road (now Highway 267) in the 1800’s, Middle Martis Creek… Read more

“But how can you be sure it will work?”

by Lisa Wallace, Executive Director The question, “Are you sure it will work?” is not about the work, it’s about the sure. We were faced with this question in sorting out how to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species… Read more

We don’t see them because we’re not looking

by Lisa Wallace, Executive Director I was walking with Jeannette Halderman the other day, near our office. We had decided to have a meeting-in-motion instead of a sitting-down meeting. Unbeknownst to me, as we walked she was looking at every… Read more