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Forest Futures: Convening experts in Policy, Forestry, and Investment

Our forests are dangerously overcrowded. At TTCF, we are thinking about how we can turn this problem into an opportunity. By partnering with local experts, we’re beginning develop a four step plan to a regional biomass economy that can be implemented here and in other rural forested communities.

October 30, 2019 in Impact Initiatives, News & Research by

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TTCF announces partnership with the National Forest Foundation

TTCF’s Forest Futures program focuses on exploring innovative solutions to protect our forests and reduce the risk of wildfire. We recently awarded a grant to produce a video following the Big Jack East Project.

August 29, 2019 in Grantmaking, Impact Initiatives by

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Innovative Social Venture Tackling Housing Shortage Launched at Third Annual Mountain Ventures Summit

Entrepreneurs from mountain communities across the country are gathering over the next three days at Mountain Ventures Summit (MVS). Participants share ideas and envision a future for their regions on topics including sustainable recreation, housing, innovation, and investment. One of today’s presentations holds promise for the future of housing for the full-time families and workforce in mountain towns with the launch of Landing, a web-based housing matching program.

February 27, 2019 in Impact Initiatives, News & Research by

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The Potential of Biomass to Diversify Local Economies

Re-envisioning fuels, forest management, and rural economies could have serious implications on the health of our Sierra Nevada communities. The Loyalton Biomass Facility is doing just that.

October 24, 2018 in Impact Initiatives, News & Research by

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Forest Futures Salon Tells a Vivid Story of Forest Management History and Future

TTCF hosted a Forest Futures Salon to discuss successful methodologies for better forest management. Forest health is the most urgent issue threatening our region, and while there are innovative solutions being developed ,two things need to be secured in order to implement any wide-scale solution.

August 21, 2018 in Impact Initiatives, News & Research by

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TTCF Sponsors Conversation on Climate Change and Forest Health

On June 25th, TTCF sponsored a convening held by The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco titled: Funding Climate Adaptation Implementation. Regional and State leaders attended to speak to funding solutions for our forests, watersheds, and communities.

June 28, 2018 in Impact Initiatives, News & Research by

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Big wins for housing in Tahoe – Truckee

The week of January 8th saw some big wins for housing in the North Tahoe – Truckee region. The Mountain Housing Council voted unanimously to pass a policy recommendation that expands the definition of affordable housing, and Truckee and Placer County move forward to bring 56-units of affordable housing to Truckee.

January 24, 2018 in Impact Initiatives by

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Mountain Housing Council Hosting Public Think Tank: Employer Tailored Housing Solutions

On October 25th, the Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee is hosting a Public Think Tank. Join local leaders, employers, and community members as we explore ways to accelerate employer tailored housing solutions.

October 18, 2017 in Impact Initiatives by

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Link Crew peer mentor program comes to local high schools

Link Crew connects incoming high school ninth graders with trained juniors and seniors to support the sometimes difficult transition to high school. Link Crew is part of a community approach to supporting our youth through wellness programming that cultivates connection, resiliency, and healthy relationships.

August 24, 2017 in Impact Initiatives by

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Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee Kicks Off

On April 29th, the Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee kicked off the commitments of local leaders to identifying and accelerating housing solutions for the people of our region.

May 5, 2017 in Impact Initiatives, News & Research by

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