Upcoming Truckee River service opportunities

The Truckee River Watershed Council has filled the month of June with opportunities to improve the Truckee River. Listed below are options to help our beloved river:

  • Aquatic Monitoring Field Collection: Volunteers will spend the morning monitoring stream health. This will include getting in the water to collect water quality and habitat data and stream insects. Equipment provided; locations vary. Contact Beth at 530-5508760 x1 to help out. Saturday, June 13 at 9 a.m.
  • Weed Warriors Steering Committee: Regular meeting for those involved in Weed Warriors program to advise and collaborate. Contact Jeannette Halderman at 530-550-8760 x6 for agenda items. Wednesday, June 17 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Weed Work Day – Boca Dam: Volunteers 10 and older will help control invasive weeds on Boca Hill. Lunch and tools for pulling weeds are provided; volunteers encouraged to bring gloves, hat, sunscreen and water. RSVP with Jeannette Halderman at 520-550-8760 x6 or jhalderman@truckeeriverwc.org by June 10. Thursday, June 18 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Water Quality Monitoring: The Adopt-A-Stream team will meet for hands-on water quality monitoring during a three-day period. Data will be used to identify restoration and and protection needs. Thursday-Sunday, June 18-20, 8:00 a.m.