U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) will host the 2017 Lake Tahoe Summit at the Tallac Historic Site, 1 Heritage Way, in South Lake Tahoe on Tuesday, August 22. The event will examine successful environmental restoration projects at Lake Tahoe and ways to address new challenges facing the lake. A key focus will be combating the effects of climate change in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt will deliver the keynote address with additional remarks from Senators Feinstein, Dean Heller (R-Nev.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.); Representatives Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) and John Garamendi (D-Calif.); Governor Brian Sandoval (R-Nev.); and Joanne Marchetta, executive director of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency.

The summit begins at 10 a.m., and registration begins at 9 a.m. The summit is free and open to the public, but people are asked to register to attend. Please register at the Tahoe Fund website HERE. Please walk, ride bicycles, or take public shuttles to the event, as parking space will be limited.