News & Events
News & Events
The Land Trust is busy year-round working on conservation projects, holding events, organizing hikes, trailbuilding, recreational outings, and building the Donner Lake Rim Trail. Please check back often to read about our conservation progress in the news and view our updated calendar of events.
2014 Trailbuilding Dates
Trailbuilding will occur on various Land Trust properties throughout the season.
Work time is typically 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 6th
To sign up, contact Kevin Starr at 530-582-4711, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Johnson Canyon - Restoration In Action!
The Truckee River Watershed Council, in partnership with the Truckee Donner Land Trust, is implementing restoration work in Johnson Canyon (formerly known as Negro Canyon). Heavy equipment work on the project begins Monday, Aug. 18th. Learn more as well as disruptions on the Donner Lake Rim trail by clicking here.
The Land Trust Hires A New Director of Finance
We are pleased to welcome Ward Fansler as its new Director of Finance. Ward is a CPA and has served exclusively in nonprofit organizations for the past 15 years as Director of Finance, CFO or CEO in education, healthcare and conservation organizations with budgets ranging from $3.5 to $40 million.
Fansler is excited about the position and to contributing to the mission of the Truckee Donner Land Trust.
“My passion has always been with non-profits and serving those in need. The stewardship of our beautiful mountain landscapes for generations to come resonates with me”, says Fansler.
Truckee Donner Land Trust Elects New Leaders
The Truckee Donner Land Trust elected Anne Chadwick as president of the board of directors at its January 21, 2014 meeting.
“I’m excited and honored to join the leadership of this great Land Trust,” Chadwick said. “We’re pleased to have protected more than 33,000 acres in the region, proud of our stewardship, and optimistic about future projects. The work we do will benefit this community for many generations to come.”
The Land Trust’s mission is to preserve and protect scenic, historic, and recreational lands with high natural resource values in the greater Truckee Donner region. Recent projects include Royal Gorge, Weber Lake/Lacey Meadows, Donner Summit Canyon, and the Martis Valley. The Land Trust is investing in conservation, restoration, and public enjoyment of these beautiful properties.
The officers, elected to a one-year term, are:
Anne Chadwick, President
Jeff Brown, Secretary
Geoff Griffin, Treasurer