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10th Anniversary Issue of Tahoe In Depth Is Here

In this special 10th anniversary issue of Tahoe In Depth, we cover the intersecting 10th anniversary of the 2012 Regional Plan Update, which was approved on 12.12.12, and take a look back at some outstanding stories from past issues. New stories on mushroom foraging,...

 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...

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Tahoe’s Conservation Continues

By Julie Regan The recent glimpses of clear skies, frosted forests, and Lake Tahoe’s mesmerizing blue hues have a way of perfectly framing nature’s power and beauty. Amidst a series of no less than nine extreme storm systems, we find ourselves simultaneously grateful...

We’re All Here for the Lake

By Julie W. Regan The moment I first crested Echo Summit three decades ago, I was holding my breath like I’d reached the top of the climb of a roller coaster. The expanse of deep blue that spread out before me seemed like a dream, lofted above the earth, and cupped by...

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....

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