Aquatic invasive species meeting this week in Truckee |

Aquatic invasive species meeting this week in Truckee

Sun staff report

TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; The Truckee Regional Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program and Tahoe Resource Conservation District will host an aquatic invasive species prevention program from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. this Thursday.

and#8220;Aquatic invasive species pose a real and continuous environmental and economic threat to the Truckee region and its watershed,and#8221; according to a press release. and#8220;Prevention efforts are currently being aimed at halting the introduction of harmful aquatic species, as well as properly educating the public on the tangible threats AIS are posing to the Truckee area.and#8221;

Brief presentations Thursday will focus on AIS prevention and control efforts, and the history behind them, in the Truckee River Watershed. A public input segment will follow, in which residents can emphasize where they would like to see prevention efforts focused.

Thursdayand#8217;s meeting takes place at the Truckee Donner Public Utility District office at 11570 Donner Pass Road. Event organizers ask residents to park on the street only. Light refreshments will be served. For more information visit

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