Wildfires burning already in California are a reminder to protect our neighborhoods from the threat of fire. Unfortunately, due to budget constraints the Truckee Fire Department will NOT be offering a chipping program in Summer 2013. What can homeowners do? There are many resources to advise and educate homeowners about protecting their loved ones and [...]
Representing the people of the historic Donner Summit community for the preservation of the area’s rugged mountain character and natural resources by providing active coordination for community development issues.
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Last December the Truckee Donner Land Trust acquired the 3,000-acre Royal Gorge property on Donner Summit as well as 351 acres in Negro Canyon above Donner Lake. All of Royal Gorge’s meadows, peaks, natural resources, and Nordic ski area are protected forever and will be open to the public for recreation. As part of a [...]
George Lamsen and Linda Cashion will be leading hikes in the newly acquired land around Serene Lakes this summer. Check for schedule changes: http://onthesummit.net/wordpress/announcements/slpoa-truckee-donner-land-trust-hiking-schedule-summer-2013/ Schedule June 2 – Lewisia and Emigrant Trail - This mostly flat hike in the Palisade Creek area will get the season started. The timing will depend on when the Lewisia are in bloom. [...]
SODA SPRINGS SKI AREA Traffic Control Public Input Meeting Tuesday, May 21st, 9:00 a.m. Boreal Ski Resort Soda Springs has requested a change in their use permit to extend water and sewer service to the Planet Kids facility at the west end of the property. As part of the process the County has required Soda [...]
Sugar Bowl has announced its 2013 Lake Mary Dinner series which supports a variety of nonprofit organizations. DSAA encourages you to reserve a seat for the dinner benefiting DSAA on August 3rd or check out http://www.sugarbowl.com/18196 to find another date. Call 530-426-7002 for reservations.
Saturday, May 4, 2013 4:00 P.M. Caltrans Cafeteria, Kingvale Featuring a special presentation by Joanne Roubique, US Forest Service: USFS’s new acquisition near Castle Peak, including a possible re-route of Hole In the Ground mountain bike trail.
Thursday, March 7, 2013 Cal Lodge Dinner at 5:30 $12 per person, RSVP, please) Meeting at 6:00 Featuring a special presentation about the Van Norden Meadow, by George Lamson Meeting Agenda
Thank you to each of the following DSAA members who were recently elected to serve a two year term as a volunteer Board member. Pat Malberg Alisha Lee Charles Houtz Jim Hoelter Steve Dahl Jim Wiggins Jeanne Appelbaum Tom Appelbaum
For our ever-growing group of trail volunteers and enthusiasts: please join this training and add this expertise to our local trails efforts! USFS will host a chainsaw training and certification class May 11th and 12th, 2013. This opportunity is open to volunteers and agency staff working in support of trail projects general Tahoe area. Couple of [...]
Annual Membership Meeting and Board Election Saturday, February 16th 4:30 P.M. Royal Gorge’s Summit Station Following a special presentation by Perry Norris of the Truckee Donner Land Trust, the Board of Directors will give an update on DSAA’s activities and its goals for 2013 and the membership will elect Board members. DSAA ANNUAL MEETING [...]