- Volunteers from the Patagonia Reno Distribution Center have put in more than 350 hours restoring wetland areas at McCarran Ranch Preserve.
- Rebuilding healthy wetlands is one of the key tasks for the Conservancy's restoration sites along the Truckee River.
- Volunteers spread mulch at The Nature Conservancy's McCarran Ranch Preserve.
- These volunteers line up to prepare tree cuttings to plant.
Planting cottonwoods and willows gives restored wetlands a jumpstart on recovery.
- Hard at work, but still enjoying being out on the Truckee River.
- Wetland work can be wet and muddy!
- A four-legged volunteer even pitched in - no shovel needed to plant trees!
- Planting trees may be hard work, but it's fun, too.
- This team makes short work of putting up a fence to protect new plants from hungry wildlife.
- Volunteers wrap newly planted trees so they have a chance to grow before deer can eat them.
- The volunteer team finish off their plantings with a nice drink of fresh water.
- The volunteers take a break for a group photo.
Making a Difference in Nevada