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Divers Remove Invasive Plants in Emerald Bay

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Starting today, divers will begin removing aquatic invasive plants in Emerald Bay, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) announced today. Control of this one and a half-acre Eurasian watermilfoil infestation in the iconic location will...

TRPA Board Welcomes New Presidential Appointee

Lake Tahoe, NV/CA – During its monthly meeting last Wednesday, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Governing Board welcomed Meghan Hays as the newly appointed U.S. Presidential representative to the board and adopted a resolution in appreciation of the service...

Lake Tahoe Summit Returns to Kings Beach August 9

The 27th annual Lake Tahoe Summit will be held on August 9, 2023, at the Kings Beach Recreation Area from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. This year’s summit will highlight Tahoe’s Environmental Improvement Program, a successful bipartisan, bi-state collaboration among local,...

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Seeing the Forest Fire for the Trees

By Kathleen McIntyre, Ph.D. Special for the Tahoe Mountain News Tahoe’s forests influence our lives in many ways. They perfect Tahoe’s scenery, offer peacefulness on a hike, and form the cornerstone of a functioning ecosystem where a healthy forest supports a healthy...

Lake Tahoe’s Turning Points

By Cindy Gustafson and Hayley Williamson Lake Tahoe has had its share of turning points. The mid 20th-century building boom was an infamous one. The rush to develop the Tahoe Basin brought about a steep decline in the lake’s world-famous clarity, which ultimately led...

Protecting Tahoe’s Iconic Clarity In Changing Times

By Julie Regan It feels like it was just a short time ago that this year’s mighty winter was still strong-arming Tahoe and the wet spring was keeping summer at bay. Now temperatures are climbing here and around the country like in Phoenix, Ariz. which earlier this...

Preparing for Wildfire as a Community

By Julie Regan The selection of footwear by the front door says a lot about season change at Lake Tahoe. Ski boots, trail shoes, and flip flops may collide in the foyer as Tahoe reluctantly transitions to Spring. While snow piles are still clustered sporadically in...

Taking Care of Tahoe this Earth Day

By Julie Regan While we may have to wait a little longer to see wildflowers throughout the Tahoe Basin, it feels like our mountain community is breathing a spring-filled sigh of relief. As the snow berms shrink and the lake continues to fill, nature’s rhythms are...

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