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

December 20, 2018- WBC Announces Job Position
WBC Announces Conservation Maintenance Specialist Position

November 15, 2018- WBC Announces AmeriCorps Positions
Learn More About the Six Month AmeriCorps Positions at WBC

November 13, 2018- WBC Welcomes New Board Director
Meet WBC’s New Board Director, Robert Holley

November 6, 2018- WBC Job Announcements
WBC Announces Native Plant Nursery Manager Position

November 1, 2018- WBC Announces Water Acquisition
WBC Completes First Water Acquisition Since 2016 for the Restoration of Walker Lake

April 23, 2018- WBC Welcomes New Board Director
Meet WBC's New Board Director, John Patrick Rice

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

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

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