Friends of NWRA




RFP ~ Noxious Weed Removal

The Truckee River Watershed Council is seeking proposals to control non-native invasive plant species in the Truckee River watershed. These species impact native biodiversity, water quality, and recreation. This RFP includes our 2017 and 2018 weed control efforts. More information can be found here.

RRNW is gearing up for the 16th Annual Stream Restoration Symposium at Skamania Lodge in Stevenson Washington February 6-8, 2018!  We have issued a call for Session Proposals and Oral/Poster Abstracts.  To get all the details and links to submit via our new online submission platform, please visit our website at  
Session Proposals are due August 14, 2017.  Abstracts for oral and poster presentations are due September 11, 2017.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - Carson River Healthy Watershed Marketing and Outreach Campaign

Carson Water Subconservancy District (CWSD) is seeking a vendor to provide professional design and marketing services to work with CWSD; our grantor, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP); and our Carson River Coalition Environmental Education (CRC -EE) stakeholders to develop and kick-off a Carson River Healthy Watershed Marketing/Outreach Campaign.

The vendor must be able to create and communicate informative, engaging, and compelling print, radio, television, social media/online advertisements, brochures, educational materials, public service announcements, and other campaign materials. CWSD intends to award this contract to the vendor whose proposal and qualifications best meet the skills and financial parameters sought by CWSD and our CRC partners for the project.  Download more information HERE.

River-Friendly Landscaping

Homeowners!  Snow is finally melting. You may be noticing more erosion off your yard than typical. We can help! RFL is a free and voluntary program! Reduce erosion while helping to protect our environment. Our rebate program can help with the cost of labor and materials. Contact Eben forRiver-Friendly Landscaping HERE.

The Spring 2017 issue of Nevada Water News, the quarterly newsletter for the Nevada Water Resources Research Institute (NWRRI), is now available on the NWRRI website. Inside you will find articles on the water resources research being conducted in Nevada, as well as the principal investigators and students conducting the research.

Please feel free to distribute this newsletter as widely as you see fit. If you have any questions about the NWRRI program, please contact Amy Russell ( For questions about adding contacts to the newsletter distribution list, please feel free to contact me. Thank you for your interest!



Colorado River Commission of Nevada (CRC)
The CRC is an executive agency of the State of Nevada responsible for acquiring and managing Nevada's share of water and hydropower resources from the Colorado River.

Schroeder Law Offices is uniquely qualified to address the water rights as well as land use for both domestic and agricultural users and water management organizations. Contact Information:  (775) 786-8800

Friends of NWRA Advertising Page

The cost for the ad will be $250 per year.  The ad price includes one monthly update to your ad space, if you have information in the ad you would like to change or update. Your ad will include a heading with your business logo or name (linked to website designated by you), company information and 2 lines of additional text, approximately 630 by 90 pixels in size.

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