The 2017 4th Annual Kooyooe Takadu Summer Youth Camp was held at the S-S Ranch. Students from 6th - 12th grade participated in the camp and learned the importance of maintaining a healthy environment. The camp is designed to include various activities such as Ethonobotany, Geology, Water Quality, Air Quality, Archery, and Paiute language, story telling, and hand drum songs. Students took a tour of the Pyramid Lake Fisheries and the Truckee River Restoration Project. 

The 2016 3rd Annual Kooyooe Takadu Summer Youth Camp was held at Hard Scrabble Ranch, above Pyramid Lake. Students from 7th- 12th grade participated in the camp and learned the importance of maintaining a healthy environment. The camp included various activities such as Ethonobotany, Geology, Water Quality, Air Quality, Astronomy, Archery, story telling, and Hand Games.

Our Earth Day Celebration  included, a Beach Clean up and lunch. The Natchez Elementary School 5th and 6th graders met our Department and the Pyramid Lake Tribal Lake Maintenance Department  at the North Nets Beach, near Sutcleeffe, where we picked up garbage for the morning. Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful also did a presentation on Recycling.

The Wildcat Fire NV-was lighting caused. The fire began August 1, 2009 in San Emidio Canyon on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Indian Reservation, approximately 25 air miles and 71 road miles northwest from the community of Nixon, Nevada. The Bureau of Indian Affairs, Western Nevada Agency maintains trust responsibility and jurisdiction for lands belonging to the Pyramid Lake Paiute Indian Tribe. Initial Attack (IA) suppression efforts by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), were utilized. On August 5, 2009, the Wildcat fire was contained. The total acreage inside the burn perimeter is 2,265 acres.

During the winter months of 2011, to eliminate overgrazing of newly planted seed wild burros and horses were removed from the burn area. 

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