Prepare for wildfire season with defensible space 

Wildfires are burning in the Sierra Nevada and homeowners around Lake Tahoe must ensure they are prepared for wildfire by clearing hazardous fuels from...

Upper Truckee restoration project to resume

  The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit in collaboration with the California Tahoe Conservancy will resume work on the Upper Truckee River...

Swimming with the wildflowers at Sagehen Meadows

  Longer, warmer days each spring are the harbinger of wildflowers and hiking season in Tahoe and Truckee. As the plants begin to push up...

Stash the trash · Simple steps can protect bears, humans

Bears, raccoons and other wildlife in search of an easy meal are increasingly visiting residential areas in the Tahoe-Truckee region. It may not always...

Protecting nature’s dam builders · Sherry Guzzi

Last summer I noticed that a beaver dam had been constructed across the Truckee River above the River Ranch rapids (visit TheTahoeWeekly.com for the...

Warm water contributes to decline in clarity

Clarity levels at Lake Tahoe in 2015 declined in both summer and winter, due in part to warmer waters, according to researchers at the...

Tahoe Donner to purchase Crabtree Canyon

The Tahoe Donner Association has finalized an agreement with the Truckee Donner Land Trust to move forward with the acquisition of a 640-acre parcel...

Carpenter Valley protected in Land Trust deal

The Truckee Donner Land Trust announced on Feb. 2 that it is under contract to purchase Carpenter Valley. This purchase is just one in a...

Saving winter | Pro athletes take on climate change

A disturbing trend has defined the way we talk about winter over the past decade. No, it’s not selfie sticks or rising tickets prices...
Black Wall

Black Wall protected

The Truckee Donner Land Trust and the Access Fund announce the acquisition and protection of a significant set of climbing areas on Donner Summit....