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Tahoe Students Learn Winter Science Slope Side

Environmental Education Team Provides Year-round Youth Field Trips For Immediate Release: February 9, 2023 Contact: Jeff Cowen, 775-589-5278 South Lake Tahoe, Calif. - The South Tahoe Environmental Education Coalition (STEEC) opened the minds of local middle school...

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...

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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....

Tahoe Summit Praises Partnerships

Tahoe Summit Praises Partnerships By Cindy Gustafson No matter where you stand in the Tahoe Basin, you are in a place that has benefited from one of the largest landscape-scale conservation programs in the nation. The Lake Tahoe Environmental Improvement Program, or...

Carrying Epic Collaboration Forward

By Joanne S. Marchetta Over the past decade and a half working to protect and restore Lake Tahoe, I’ve learned many lessons. The first is that being paralyzed by our differences has dire consequences for the lake and our communities. Doing nothing is not an option....

Making the Shift to 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...

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