Working with the Washoe

13-07-02 Skunk Harbor Planting 3Tahoe Yellow cress populations have been present at beach reaches in the past at the Washoe Tribe’s Skunk Harbor. To encourage this endangered species, the Washoe Tribes Environmental Protection Department and 15 members from the Hung-A –Lel-Ti Community (Washoe Woodfords Community), in cooperation with the Nevada Tahoe Conservation District, planted 75 Tahoe Yellow cress plants at Skunk Harbor.  They were installed at the creek mouth on the parcel.

So Next time you are at Skunk Harbor enjoying a beautiful sunset, make sure to check out the new planting!

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