Ensuring our surrounding water resources are protected, enhanced, and restored is good for the environment, promotes healthy living, improves quality of life, and enhances our local economy. Good Morning Truckee featured projects that will be accomplishing all of those goals.
Wide, open, and highly welcoming, the Martis Wildlife Area is one of the most popular spots in the Truckee/Tahoe basin. It’s also one of the most environmentally significant parts of the watershed.
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Inspired by natural beauty and mountain scenery, Truckee is home to a creative culture that is unique in community spirit, inclusivity, and individual creativity. Truckee earned the prestigious honor of being recognized and designated by the California Arts Council as one of 14 California Cultural Districts. This designation follows California’s recognition of arts as a lever for societal change, and particularly creative placemaking as a tool for community development. … Continue reading Good Morning Truckee: Truckee Cultural District
Tahoe Forest Health System has rolled out a new Financial Services Program designed to help navigate insurance, billing, and financial services. Harry Weis, CEO and Crystal Betts, CFO provided a great presentation reviewing the new program who was instrumental in designing the program from the ground up.
Landing is a new, innovative approach to tackling the housing crisis in Tahoe. When Colin and Kai moved to Truckee last fall,
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The April 9th Good Morning Truckee program featured speaker guests from the Truckee Donner Land Trust who spoke about their new project to acquire the 30-acre Olympic Meadow Property in Squaw Valley for public access and conservation in a joint effort with the Squaw Valley Public Service District. Mike Geary, Squaw Valley Public Service District and Perry Norris, Truckee Donner Land Trust shared information about the acquisition,
… Continue reading Good Morning Truckee: Olympic Meadow Acquisition and Reimagine Bridge Street Study
Truckee Fire Chief Bill Seline and Police Chief Rob Leftwich presented what’s happening in our region to prepare, prevent and respond to a large scale wildfire at the March 12th Good Morning Truckee. They spoke about what the current trends are in prevention and evacuation plans. How personal preparedness and having a self-developed prevention and response plan is the key to success. Additionally, they shared with the group where to obtain critical information and communications in the event of an emergency and what you can expect in a scenario where a large scale evacuation is occurring.
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The Good Morning Truckee event on February 12, 2019, featured speakers who presented on topics about Climate Change Science and Air Traffic Control Technology.
Storm frequency or intensity? How much is caused by human-induced global warming? How do you mitigate the effects of climate change and adapt to a new baseline climate? Derek Larson has been a professor at Sierra College since 2000 – his newest course is called “Energy,
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Good Morning Truckee kicked off the New Year with presentations from the Town of Truckee and Nevada County as to what’s on their radar for 2019.
View Presentations from Truckee Mayor David Tirman who presented a “State of the Town” update on a variety of key topics. Denyelle Nishimori, Town of Truckee Community Development Director, provided information on the General Plan Update and what the community can expect in terms of how to get involved.
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We all know there are two seasons up here…. winter and construction season and we are definitely in the latter right now. From the infrastructure / road work taking place downtown in conjunction with the Railyard, the Envision DPR project, Coburn’s Crossing, the CHP project, construction out by the airport, to the SR 89/Fanny Bridge Community Revitalization Project in Tahoe City, plus linking our paved trail system to neighboring communities such as Squaw,
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We live in a place described as a “High Wildfire Hazard Area.” Fuel management and mitigation programs are critically important to the public’s safety in reducing the fire risk. There are many significant projects conducted on an ongoing basis by various land managers throughout the area. We heard from Tahoe Donner Association Forester Bill Houdyschell, Joanne Roubique from Tahoe National Forest, Kevin Smith, General Manager Truckee Tahoe Airport District,
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The March 13th Good Morning Truckee heard from the Town of Truckee Community Development Director Denyelle Nishimori. She provided an update on Truckee developments in the pipeline and their current status, as well as information about the upcoming General Plan Update. Additionally, we heard about TART operations.
… Continue reading Good Morning Truckee: Town Development Update