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 Shoreline Mooring Drawing Opens Dec. 1

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV —Beginning December 1, entries for new Lake Tahoe moorings (buoys, boat lifts, etc.) can be submitted by lakefront owners to the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) for the annual drawing allowed under the Lake Tahoe Shoreline Plan. A mooring...

Lake Tahoe Fall Prescribed Fire Program Continues

Smoke in the Tahoe Basin on October 4, 2022 rises from a prescribed fire operation at Sugar Pine Point State Park, as seen from an ALERT Wildfire camera.   Prescribed fire operations may continue over next two weeks Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron...

Clean, Drain, Dry Message is Protecting Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV – As Lake Tahoe watercraft inspections shift to winter operations, inspectors report intercepting far fewer vessels this year with aquatic invasive species (AIS) onboard. They credit improvements to the program as part of the reason. The Tahoe...

TRPA Governing Board Selects New Executive Director

Lake Tahoe, Stateline, NV – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Governing Board voted unanimously on Thursday to offer the position of executive director to Julie Regan following a national search and public evaluation process. Regan, a current TRPA deputy...

Tahoe Grading and Digging Season Comes to a Close Oct. 15

NEWS RELEASE Lake Tahoe, Stateline, NV -- The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) is reminding residents and contractors that the annual grading and digging season for permitted projects will end on Saturday, October 15, after which all construction sites must be...

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The 2012 Regional Plan Delivers On Its Promise

By Cindy Gustafson Ten years ago this December, a major shift took place in the Tahoe Basin. On December 12, 2012, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Governing Board approved a critical update to the Lake Tahoe Regional Plan that brought environmental policies...

Housing Solutions Coming Forward

Above: An artist's rendering of the Sugar Pine Village affordable housing project under construction in South Lake Tahoe. The 248-unit affordable multifamily housing project consists of four phases and will be deed-restricted to affordable rates. By Cindy Gustafson...

Protecting Our Waters From Aquatic Invasive Species

By Hayley Williamson Tahoe’s boat inspectors delivered some excellent news this month. This boating season, we experienced one of the lowest years on record of boats detected with dangerous quagga and zebra mussels—this following several years of troubling increases....

Tahoe Summit Praises Partnerships

Tahoe Summit Praises Partnerships By Cindy Gustafson No matter where you stand in the Tahoe Basin, you are in a place that has benefited from one of the largest landscape-scale conservation programs in the nation. The Lake Tahoe Environmental Improvement Program, or...

Carrying Epic Collaboration Forward

By Joanne S. Marchetta Over the past decade and a half working to protect and restore Lake Tahoe, I’ve learned many lessons. The first is that being paralyzed by our differences has dire consequences for the lake and our communities. Doing nothing is not an option....

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