Aquatic Monitoring – lab night

Interested in water quality?  Aquatic insects?  Join our Aquatic Monitoring group for a lab night on Wednesday, December 6th.  We collect aquatic insects from streams throughout the summer, and then spend the winter looking through microscopes to identify the insects… Read more

Aquatic Monitoring – lab night

Interested in water quality?  Aquatic insects?  Join our Aquatic Monitoring group for a lab night on Tuesday, November 14th.  We collect aquatic insects from streams throughout the summer, and then spend the winter looking through microscopes to identify the insects… Read more

River Talk at Alibi Ale Works – Truckee

FREE and informative – virtual tour of watershed restoration projects! Behind its natural beauty, The Truckee holds some disturbing secrets. Come hear why the watershed is the key to her future. Come early. Purchase a beverage (optional). Find a seat… Read more

Adopt-A-Stream Monitoring

Just like people, a river’s health can be measured. What’s its temperature? Color? Chemical pH level? How does it smell? Tracking the chemical and physical characteristics of a stream is important. It helps us learn what’s working—and where we can… Read more

Adopt-A-Stream Monitoring

Just like people, a river’s health can be measured. What’s its temperature? Color? Chemical pH level? How does it smell? Tracking the chemical and physical characteristics of a stream is important. It helps us learn what’s working—and where we can… Read more

Area Homeowners Can Help Protect the Watershed

by Kathy Whitlow, Operations Manager Everyone can have a role to play in protecting the Truckee River watershed and the involvement of local homeowners is essential. Science shows that implementation of soil erosion control measures on already-developed properties – your… Read more

50 Projects in 10 Years

by Lisa Wallace, Executive Director The Watershed Council has set a goal to finish 50 restoration projects in 10 years. To meet that goal we need to be financially stable for the long term. So this week we sent a… Read more

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