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Grading Season Commences with TRPA Customer Service Improvements

Digging and earthwork resumed May 1, agency improves virtual services Lake Tahoe, CA/NV – With the May 1 start of grading and digging season in the Tahoe Basin now passed, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) is highlighting how virtual operations and permit...

Nevada Taxpayers Association Honors Lake Tahoe Partnership

Reno, Nev. — The Nevada Taxpayers Association yesterday awarded the Lake Tahoe Environmental Improvement Program the Honorable Mention for the 24th AnnualCashman Good Government Award, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) announced today. The Cashman Good...

Snowshoe Treks Bring the Classroom Outside

South Tahoe fifth graders learn winter science atop Heavenly Mountain Resort South Lake Tahoe, CA - This Thursday, the final fifth grade class from South Lake Tahoe will enjoy an educational field trip to the top of Heavenly. Thanks to a Vail Resorts’ EpicPromise...

TRPA Board Approves Forest Health Changes

Vote expands mechanized equipment use on steep slopes   Lake Tahoe, CA/NV – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Governing Board today approved policy changes that will help increase the pace and scale of forestry work in the Lake Tahoe Region to reduce the...

TRPA Approves Innovative Invasive Weeds Test

Above: A linear bubble curtain helps stop fragments of aquatic invasive weeds from leaving the lagoons. Smaller bubble patterns are from laminar flow aerators, which raise oxygen concentrations in the water column to increase the rate of decay and reduce the layer of...

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Destination Stewardship

By Joanne S. Marchetta As we shake off the traces of winter, the Lake Tahoe Region is beginning to feel the hopeful enthusiasm of the coming summer. Adding to the optimism is the newly developed partnership advancing what will be the first Lake Tahoe Destination...

Earth Day Connections

By Joanne S. Marchetta Seeing blossoms and sprouts in the midst of a spring snowstorm is yet another of nature’s miracles that makes the arrival of Earth Day in the mountains so fitting. In these moments, Lake Tahoe’s ecosystem puts its flexibility and resilience on...

Tackling Tahoe’s Housing Crisis

By Joanne S. Marchetta   We shape our community when we come together to care for the whole and trade problems for possibilities. Right now, sentiments in the Lake Tahoe Region around the deepening impacts of the housing crisis reveal concern for the very...

Forest Health and Climate Change

By Joanne S. Marchetta When it comes to weather, normal has become an elusive term. On the ground here in Tahoe, it feels like the only things that can pierce our prolonged drought are occasional debilitating storms. Trees weakened by drought can falter under layers...

Holding the Center in 2021

 By Joanne S. Marchetta Remembering back to this time last year, many of us looked optimistically toward 2021 for relief. Few would have guessed what would be in store. Even fewer can predict what’s in store for us next year or the year after. If 2021 proved anything,...

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