How You can help protect Wildlands & Wildlife Now! (March 2014)

Report wildlife sightings on our website – SOSG will be updating wildlife sighting information soon to help further advocate for their protection!  Many deer have been seen since January due to the mild winter weather!

We urge you to write to Truckee Town Council & Planning Commission members, before the Final Environmental Impact Report is out, to voice your concerns regarding the current proposed Canyon Springs development in Eastern Truckee.  Contact information for Town Council Members, contact information for Planning Commission Members

Winter Bash- 12/4, Glenshire Clubhouse

Festive beginnings of the Holiday Season in Glenshire (Eastern Truckee)

Once again it is time to celebrate the holidays and show our appreciation for the beautiful surroundings we live in.  SOS Glenshire is kicking off the season with a “Winter Bash” at the Glenshire Clubhouse in Glenshire with a fun and festive Wine Tasting on Saturday, December 4th from 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

There will be delicious Hors d’oeuvres – Music –Raffle– Wine Tasting of superb wines from Rutherford Wine Company & more, and local vendors will help you get a kick-start on your holiday shopping.

Glenshire artist Eva Stramer Nichols will show some of her vibrant watercolors, sparkling jewelry, Christmas cards and other seasonally inspired artwork.

Leslie Dugger from The Pampered Chef provides professional quality kitchen tools for your kitchen so you can “Discover the Chef in YOU”!

Holly Redpath from Sierra Eco Candles will help you get that holiday spirit on the dark winter eves, the eco-friendly 100% soy candles are handcrafted locally in Truckee.  Denise Kowal from the new Truckee company Tahoe Naturals offers the finest in all-natural soaps and lip balms, great for stocking stuffers, and Mountain Kids Clothing and others will round out your local, eco-friendly shopping options.

All vendors are generously donating a percentage of their sales & an item for the raffle to SOS Glenshire  to help with current costs being incurred in conserving local open space & quality of life in the Eastern Truckee region. So not only can you get an early start on your holiday shopping, you can support your local vendors as well as your local environment, all while enjoying great wines, Hors d’oeuvres  & live music! What a great way to start off the Holiday Season!  Tickets $20 at the door.

Help promote our Winter Bash and download the flyer for our SOSG Winter Bash.

Request for Open Space Support


Homeowner & Road Association Request Summary & Background

We, the undersigned, are concerned citizens who support our Homeowner and/or Road Associations and other governmental/environmental entities in taking a role in protecting our quality of life by actively participating in the customary public planning process regarding newly proposed developments in and around Eastern Truckee.  A new development, Canyon Springs, was proposed for our area in June 2010.   We understand this development plan consists of 185 home sites to be accessed through Glenshire and the Martis Peak Roads in Truckee and unincorporated Nevada County.  We have significant concerns regarding the multiple impacts of the Canyon Springs development. 

Actions Requested & Supported

We respectfully request that our Homeowner/Road Associations and relative governmental and local agencies place a high priority on protecting our property values, ecosystem and quality of life by continuing to support making available adequate contiguous open space for recreation, rejuvenation and wildlife movement.  Further, we ask you to set aside time and funding for the professional review of documents such as Draft Environmental Impact Reports (DEIR), and expert reviews of such documents and related issues during the Town of Truckee and Nevada County planning processes for Canyon Springs. 


Please fill out the brief form below to submit your electronic signature in support of our request for support from the Home Owners Associations that are affected by current projects in the Glenshire area.  Your signature shows that you support the above requests by SOS Glenshire.  Here are a couple of guidelines:

*(1) signature per parcel please

*Your signature is the check-box at the end of this form.  Be sure to click on the box to fill it in before you send your form

*Your signature authorizes your information to be added into an SOS Glenshire controlled web based system designed to tally the number of signatures received