Representatives from Trout Unlimited and California Trout held an open house at the Markleeville Library last Wednesday.
The discussion centered around a proposal to designate approximately seven miles of the Upper Truckee River and 25 miles of its tributaries, including Meiss, Round, Dardanelles, Showers, Four Lakes, as a Wild River in the National Wild & Scenic Rivers System.
More than a dozen locals showed up to ask questions and voice opinions about the plan.
Currently the area is federally owned. The Forest Service is required to identify, study, and recommend Wild & Scenic Rivers in the land and resource planning …