Category: Wildlife Enahancement

Conservancy Staff Unveils Preliminary Upper Truckee Marsh Restoration Alternative

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

  Conservancy Staff Unveils Preliminary Upper Truckee Marsh Restoration Alternative – Board Grants $300,000 towards Aquatic Invasive Species Activities South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – September 18, 2014 – After decades of study, environmental review, and public comment, California Tahoe Conservancy staff announced today its preferred approach to restoring and improving the Upper Truckee Marsh. The Marsh’s flat […]

Upper Truckee River Sunset Reach 5 Construction Map

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Land is being restored for the future to reduce sediment and nutrient contributions to Lake Tahoe, restore natural river and floodplain processes and improve wildlife habitat. To learn more, or if you have any concerns, please visit http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/ltbmu/UpperTruckeeRestoration or call or email Theresa Cody (530) 545-2057, tlcody@fs.fed.us

Conservancy to Restore Former Tahoe Pines Campground

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Conservancy to Restore Former Tahoe Pines Campground – Draft Environment Document Comment Period Closing June 13 South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – June 2, 2014 – The California Tahoe Conservancy is proposing to restore and improve public access to the former Tahoe Pines Campground along the Upper Truckee River on U.S. Highway 50 in Meyers. The […]

Upper Truckee River Workshop

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

For information about the Upper Truckee Marsh Restoration Project, click here. Upper Truckee River: Although 63 streams enter Lake Tahoe, nearly 40% of the water is contributed by the Upper Truckee River (UTR) alone. The River drains one of the Basin’s largest and most impacted watersheds, discharging more than 2400 tons of sediment and nutrients […]

Seasonal Closure at Upper Truckee Marsh

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Tahoe Conservancy Announces Seasonal Closure at Upper Truckee Marsh South Lake Tahoe – In 2001, the California Tahoe Conservancy purchased 311 acres at the mouth of the Upper Truckee River in the City of South Lake Tahoe. The Conservancy purchased the property, known as the Upper Truckee Marsh, as part of a comprehensive strategy to restore and enhance […]