One Truckee River

One Truckee River

Mills and Dams by Delilah Hohenstein Hey, Let’s build a mill, to turn a saw toothed wheel. It cuts through wood as if it’s made of steel. They’ll use it all to build a mine shaft wall and to fuel that steam driven Dinah down the hall. You can’t clear cut all the forests and […]

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Stone Mother by Jenny McFarlane Stone Mother with untiring eyes feels the Sun rise behind her, warming her neck. A ray of Light touches the water, but its fingers do not stir the basin. The Earth is quiet and sleepy, reluctant to wake. Stone Mother watches, but does not say a word. Pelican skims and […]

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Since the One Truckee River Management Plan’s adoption by Reno, Sparks and Washoe County in September 2016, stakeholders have accomplished a lot of action items. Mile makers have been installed; amenities along the river were mapped; a community knowledge survey about the Truckee River watershed was distributed; life jacket stations were installed at parks… we […]

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