May 07, 2015 Junk the Junipers

Junipers on the lawn are a fixture in our area, but like invasive weeds, they are a hazard hiding in plain sight. Not only do junipers burn easily and intensely, they catch a lot of blowing needles, leaves and other potential tinder that dries out in the plant, just lurking and ready for a spark…. Continue reading

April 07, 2015 Sierra Aquatics, TMWA and NN HOPES clean up!

As you travel the beautiful path along the Truckee River this spring, you’ll likely notice some wonderfully clean. These trash-free areas are due to our great Adopt-A-Spot river adopters! Last week, two local businesses demonstrated their civic responsibility and commitment to the environment by removing more than 100 bags of trash from the river banks… Continue reading

March 25, 2015 Prescription drug roundup April 25

There are a couple of locations in Reno-Sparks taking back prescription medications April 25 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.* Do not flush medications down the sink or toilet, or throw them directly in the trash. Incline Village Community Hospital – 880 Alder Ave., Incline Village Raleys – 18144 Wedge Parkway, Reno Walgreens – 10370 N. McCarran… Continue reading

December 30, 2014 TMWA takes our water personally

We were really excited back in October when Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) became the first river adopter — and sponsor — of our newly expanded Adopt-A-Spot program, and even more excited in November when they were gung ho about doing their first cleanup! (See photos here!) Since seeing the incredible amount of trash along… Continue reading

December 09, 2014 TMWA first river adopter!

We are so excited to have Truckee Meadows Water Authority on board as the sponsor of our newly expanded Adopt-A-Spot program, and our first river adopter! TMWA adopted Fisherman’s Park, stretching from the Kietzke Ave bridge on the west side to Glendale Ave bridge on the east, and traditionally one of the areas needing the… Continue reading

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