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By Lisa Wallace, Executive Director

The Truckee River region’s beauty of nature draws people who revel in it. One hundred and fifty years of human impact – from mining, grazing, logging, rail and highway expansion, and old-time development – has left the Truckee threatened. It’s not resilient enough to withstand increases in population and impending climate change. We need to intervene and adapt. Our mission is to bring the community together to restore, protect, and enhance the Truckee River Watershed. Our goal is for humans and nature to thrive, together, for a resilient future. We’re moving ahead with several projects to meet this goal and want you to join in. This year, we will be hiring consultants and contractors for projects for 2022 and 2023.

RFP/RFB release schedule: Here is the current schedule which we will update periodically. We will provide more information as we get closer to the release date.

Euer Valley Restoration. With our partner, Tahoe Donner Association, we are releasing Request for Bids (RFBs) for construction of the Euer Valley Restoration Project. RFBs for the Euer Valley Restoration Project include: a) project components related to bridge and boardwalk construction; and b) project components related to stream/habitat and road drainage improvements.

Contractor may bid on one, or both, of the individual set of project components that, as a complete set of work, includes stream/habitat improvements, bridge/boardwalk construction and road/drainage improvements.  

Bridge Boardwalk Construction – Request for Bid

Stream/Habitat & Road Drainage Improvements – Request for Bid

 Lower Hoke Meadow Restoration: With our partner, the U.S. Forest Service – Tahoe National Forest – Truckee Ranger District, we are releasing a RFB for construction of the Lower Hoke Meadow Restoration project. 

We released an Addendum to the RFB on January 18th, 2023.

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  3. Pre-Bid Meeting Presentation
  4. Addendum 1
  5. Attachment 3 – Revised Bid Sheet

Construction for Donner Lake Lagoon Restoration: With our partner, the California Department of Parks and Recreation, we are releasing a RFB for construction. CLOSED.

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Contact: Michele Prestowitz – (530) 550 8760 x4#

Upper Lacey Meadow Biological and Cultural Resource Surveys: With our partner, the Truckee Donner Land Trust, we are releasing a RFP for pre-construction biological/cultural resource surveys and on-call construction monitoring. CLOSED.

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Contact: Beth Christman – (530) 550 8760 x1#

We work to make the watershed more resilient, sustainable, and alive – through managing projects, influencing policies, and engaging people. Thank you to our dedicated partners, many of whom are part of these RFPs and RFBs. Additionally, thank you to the donors of the Truckee River Watershed Council and our funders who make this work possible.