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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Vail Resorts Makes Strides in Climate Action

As communities in the western United States face the profound and frightening impacts of climate change, we are grateful to Vail Resorts who has made their Commitment to Zero (emissions) a top priority. We are happy to share their two major announcements this week!

November 14, 2018 in Donors Stories & Info by

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How to Help Victims of the Camp Fire

TTCF strongly encourages people interested in donating to Camp Fire evacuees to donate to North Valley Community Foundation. You can also consider opening your home to displaced community members on airbnb open homes. Find out how.

November 13, 2018 in Giving, 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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Grant Update: An Interview with Slow Food Lake Tahoe

High altitude gardening is no easy task. Learn how Slow Food Lake Tahoe used a Queen of Hearts Women’s Fund grant to help build an oasis in a desert, educate near and far, feed the elderly, and bring together a community – AND grow tomatoes in the Sierras.

August 3, 2017 in Grantmaking by

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Local anglers shaping the future of the Truckee River

The Little Truckee River Fish Habitat Improvement Project sought to reinvigorate populations of trout, native dace, sculpin, whitefish, and shiner whose habitats were degraded. This degradation also effected the habitats of wildlife populations such as the willow flycatcher, mule deer, goshawk, and bald eagles whose populations there were dwindling.

October 8, 2015 in Grantmaking, News & Research by

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$128,000 Awarded to Local Environmental Projects

The 2015 Nature Fund Grant Cycle received seventeen grant proposals from forward-thinking environmental efforts serving the North Tahoe and Truckee region. It is extremely exciting to share what is happening in our community, and the projects that benefit the health of our local environment.

September 14, 2015 in Grantmaking by

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