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2021 Shoreline Mooring Lottery 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 lottery drawing allowed under the Lake Tahoe Shoreline Plan. A...

Grading Season Closes October 15, Caldor Fire Recovery Continues

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 Friday, October 15, after which all construction sites must be appropriately...

Tahoe Transportation Projects Awarded $11 Million

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) has awarded funding to seven critical transportation projects across the Tahoe Region that will reduce congestion, expand regional trails, provide free transit, support sustainable recreation and tourism,...

Defensible Space: How We Can Live With Fire

TRPA is a member of the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team and actively supports not only forest fuel reduction projects, but also homeowner defensible space. Every property owner in the Tahoe Basin can and should complete defensible space prescriptions and TRPA supports tree...

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A Time for Transitions

By Joanne S. Marchetta Fall is a natural time for transitions. They can be beautiful and fleeting, like the golden leaves near Fallen Leaf Lake, or the time change transition, or they can happen over decades as we’re seeing with the challenges of climate change. And...

Caldor Fire and Climate Resilience

By Joanne S. Marchetta The snow and colder weather setting in across the Tahoe Basin is a welcome gift for those actively managing the stubborn, two-month-old Caldor Fire. While containment lines are no longer being threatened, the extreme drought conditions that...

Testing Our Resilience

By Joanne S. Marchetta There comes a moment in a crisis when the things that matter shift. As the Caldor Fire crept its way up the Highway 50 corridor, many of us watched anxiously and worried about the smoke. A few days later when walls of flame had consumed 100,000...

A Legacy for Lake Tahoe: 25th Anniversary of the Tahoe Summit

By Mark Bruce and Cindy Gustafson Twenty-five years ago, national, state, and local leaders gathered on the shores of Lake Tahoe for the first Lake Tahoe Summit to form a partnership for the protection and restoration of a national treasure. As this major milestone in...

Aquatic Invasive Species Threats Are On The Rise

By Joanne S. Marchetta As scorching heat waves bombard the Western U.S. and Lake Tahoe breaks records of its own, climate change impacts are being felt throughout the watershed. The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) and UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center...

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