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Survey Open to Develop Tahoe Regional Trails Plan

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV – Ahead of National Trails Day on Saturday, June 5th, a public survey is now open to inform creation of the first Tahoe Regional Trails Plan to improve recreation at Tahoe by connecting and improving the network of dirt trails in the Lake Tahoe...

TRPA Accepting Lottery Applications for New Tahoe Piers

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV –The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) will be accepting lottery entries between June 1 and June 30 this year for the limited number of pier allocations allowed every two years under the Shoreline Plan, the agency said today. Adopted by the TRPA...

30th Annual Best in the Basin Nominations Open

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV — The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) is calling for nominations for projects completed in 2020 that display outstanding environmental design to be recognized in the 2020 Best in the Basin awards program, the agency announced today. Nominations...

Elk Point Bubble Curtain Protects Against Aquatic Weeds

Zephyr Cove, NV — When Charles Jennings moved to Elk Point four years ago, he noticed thick green and brown plants dominating the bottom of the marina. The plants were knocked back last fall but could possibly return. A new, innovative bubble curtain installed across...

Tahoe Transportation Plan Adopted

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Governing Board Wednesday unanimously approved a new transportation plan and policies that will do more to reduce reliance on the automobile and get projects on the ground than any previous plan, the agency...

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We Must All Be Firefighters

By Mark Bruce Hiking the spectacular trails around Tahoe this time of year generally means you’ll encounter some snow. Sadly, that’s not the case this year. Even before peak summer temperatures arrive to bake the moisture out of Sierra Nevada forests, our trails are...

The Future of Recreation and Tourism at Lake Tahoe

By Joanne S. Marchetta Although Lake Tahoe’s economy has facets—like building trades, health care, education, and a growing number of gig and remote workers, to name a few—the foundation of our region’s $5 billion economy is undeniably tourism. Equally apparent is...

Getting Serious About Transportation

By Joanne S. Marchetta Lake Tahoe’s transportation system and roadways need a transformation. On peak days, the region faces metropolitan-scale problems on narrow mountain roads and, unlike metro areas, Tahoe can’t simply grow its way to a solution with bigger...

Improving Housing and Transportation for a Sustainable Lake Tahoe

By Joanne S. Marchetta In the blur of mixed pandemic news, it can be hard to see that we are making progress and will assuredly come out the other side of this world-altering hardship. Since the first COVID closure and the compounding reports of virus spread almost a...

Positive Momentum through Relationships for Lake Tahoe

By Mark Bruce Like many residents and visitors of Lake Tahoe, I have had the good fortune of running, hiking, swimming, skiing, dining, lodging and otherwise living in and around Lake Tahoe nearly all of my life. Tahoe has played a vital role in the development of my...

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