Established in 2014, the Walker Basin Conservancy (WBC) is leading the effort to restore and maintain Walker Lake while protecting agricultural, environmental and recreational interests in the Walker Basin.




Protecting agriculture interests through a variety of projects to help support and sustain the economic livelihoods of those who live and work in the basin.


Restoring and maintaining Walker Lake and protecting environmental and habitat interests throughout the entire Walker Basin.


Increasing public access and encouraging recreation from the Walker River headwaters to Walker Lake.     




News and Updates

November 6, 2017- Request for Noxious Weed Contractors
RFP for Noxious Weed Contractors in Walker Basin

November 6, 2017- Walker River State Recreation Area FAQ
FAQ About Nevada's Newest State Park

October 31, 2017- WBC Job Announcement
WBC Announces Conservation Technician

October 24, 2017- WBC Auctions Large Farm Equipment
WBC will auction large farm equipment on October 26 off the website Iron Planet

October 2, 2017- WBC Announced Winner of GREENevada Award
GREENevada Announces Winners of the Golden Pinecone Sustainability Awards 2017

September 8, 2017- WBC Job Announcement
WBC Announces Stewardship Field Manager Position

August 4, 2017-  Video: Native Seed Collection
Native Seed Collecting with the Leger Lab at the University of Nevada, Reno

July 19, 2017 - Nevada Department of Conservation & Natural Resources Press Release
Nevada receives donation of more than 12,000 acres for a new state park along the Walker River

July 18, 2017- Message from the Board
WBC Board's thank you for the collective work that made the Walker River State Recreation Area possible

June 16, 2017- WBC Press Release
Former Stanley Ranch Transferred to Walker River Paiute Tribe

June 5, 2017- WBC Press Release
Walker Basin Conservancy gives area youth experience in resource management