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Truckee Donner Land Trust

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Causes: Environment, Land Resources Conservation

Mission: To preserve and protect scenic, historic and recreational lands with high natural resource values in the greater truckee donner region and manage recreational activities on these lands in a sustainable manner.

Programs: Stewardship: the organization continues to monitor and protect its lands and easements, which encompass over 20,000 acres. The organization provided recreational opportunities to the public with trails and improvements such as picnic tables, kiosks, signage, and significant improvements to the webber lake campground. We continue to work closely with california state parks, the united states forest service, and the tahoe donner association to plan for the next phases of the donner lake rim trail. The land trust completed the royal gorge rim trail and continues work on the elizabethtown meadows trail in martis valley.

negotiations and acquisition of land and easements, including research and general contracts of acquisition. Noteworthy projects include acquisition of 600 acres of carpenter valley and transfer of van norden meadows to the us forest service.

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Truckee Donner Land Trust is an accredited land trust. Accreditation means Truckee Donner Land Trust meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Truckee Donner Land Trust has demonstrated to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission its commitment to excellence. Accredited land trusts meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. These land trusts demonstrate their commitment to excellence by adopting Land Trust Standards and Practices, the ethical and technical guidelines for the responsible operation of a land trust, and meeting the accreditation requirements drawn from them. Learn More: http://www.landtrustaccreditation.org/about.

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