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Truckee River Guide is an interactive field guide to the plants and wildlife of the Truckee River region.

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Wild Truckee: The Blog

Compiling a month-by-month almanac of Truckee River plants and wildlife during 2016. By Kelsey Fitzgerald.

Recent Wildlife Sightings

What have you seen along The Truckee River lately? Add photos and observations here!

Partnerships & Collaborations


Macroinvertebrates at McCarran Ranch

Sierra Nevada Journeys is a non-profit outdoor science education group. Their 5th grade classes collect data on macroinvertebrates at The Nature Conservancy’s McCarran Ranch Preserve, and are sharing their data with Truckee River Guide. View the Data!


To learn more about other citizen science or conservation education projects in the Truckee Meadows region, check out the following pages:

  • Reno Hawk Project
  • Nevada Bugs and Butterflies
  • TMPF
  • Basin and Range Project

    Basin And Range Project