Restoring the Upper Truckee Marsh

The California Tahoe Conservancy plans to restore the complex and unique ecology of the Upper Truckee Marsh. The Conservancy will redirect the Upper Truckee River flows through a historical network of channels through the Marsh.

Welcome to the California Tahoe Conservancy

The California Tahoe Conservancy is a State agency, established in 1985, with a mission to lead California’s efforts to restore and enhance the extraordinary natural and recreational resources of the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Signature Projects

Lower Blackwood Creek Restoration

Blackwood Creek is also an important fishery; historically it supported Lahontan Cutthroat Trout and other native species.

Eagle Rock

The summit of Eagle Rock can now be reached in approximately 20 minutes using the new trail.

Van Sickle Bi-State Park

Van Sickle Bi-State Park represents a long held vision and partnership between the states of California and Nevada.

Carnelian Bay Lake Access East

One of the strengths of the Conservancy lies in its ability to accomplish multiple resource restoration and public access objectives.

Lower West Side Restoration

Located at the mouth of the Upper Truckee River in the City of South Lake Tahoe, this project addressed 208 acres.

Upper Truckee Marsh Restoration

The California Tahoe Conservancy plans to restore the complex and unique ecology of the Upper Truckee Marsh.

Recent News Stories

The California Tahoe Conservancy seeks a consultant to lead the development of a question-driven Ecological and Socioeconomic Monitoring Plan (ESMP) for the Lake Tahoe West Restoration Partnership (LTW).

The chosen consultant...

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The Nevada Division of State Parks and the California Tahoe Conservancy want your feedback! This bi-state partnership is updating the vision plan for Van Sickle Bi-State Park and welcomes your...

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