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30th Annual Best in the Basin Nominations

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV — The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) is calling for nominations for projects completed in 2020 that display outstanding environmental design to be recognized in the 2020 Best in the Basin awards program, the agency announced today. Nominations...

Elk Point Bubble Curtain Protects Against Aquatic Weeds

Zephyr Cove, NV — When Charles Jennings moved to Elk Point four years ago, he noticed thick green and brown plants dominating the bottom of the marina. The plants were knocked back last fall but could possibly return. A new, innovative bubble curtain installed across...

Tahoe Transportation Plan Adopted

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Governing Board Wednesday unanimously approved a new transportation plan and policies that will do more to reduce reliance on the automobile and get projects on the ground than any previous plan, the agency...

Getting Serious About Transportation

By Joanne S. Marchetta Lake Tahoe’s transportation system and roadways need a transformation. On peak days, the region faces metropolitan-scale problems on narrow mountain roads and, unlike metro areas, Tahoe can’t simply grow its way to a solution with bigger...

New Website Ups Customer Service, Answers Increased Demand

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV — The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) has upgraded its website to improve access to documents, environmental resources, and permit information and to answer the demands of an increasingly online and virtual public, the agency said today. The...

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Positive Momentum through Relationships for Lake Tahoe

By Mark Bruce Like many residents and visitors of Lake Tahoe, I have had the good fortune of running, hiking, swimming, skiing, dining, lodging and otherwise living in and around Lake Tahoe nearly all of my life. Tahoe has played a vital role in the development of my...

Finding Bright Spots on the Horizon

By Joanne S. Marchetta We are ready for some glad tidings this holiday season. While we look forward to the spirit of generosity and warmth the season brings, many are also hoping the New Year will deliver a meaningful reset. Propelling ourselves forward and out of...

Lake Tahoe’s Champions Built a Foundation of Trust

By Joanne S. Marchetta For more than half a century, collaboration and partnership have been the bedrock of Lake Tahoe’s preservation. I speak often of the epic collaboration needed to restore our environment and lift up our communities. The creation of the Tahoe...

Turning Lessons into Transportation Solutions

By Joanne S. Marchetta Autumn’s reflections have begun and Lake Tahoe’s forests and wildlife are preparing for the winter. While fall is generally a treasured time of year at the lake, a sense of uneasiness hangs in the crisp air as we brace for the next phase of the...

Our Fight Against Aquatic Invasive Species

By Joanne S. Marchetta By motor or by paddle, the experience of boating on Lake Tahoe is like none other. Hovering over its crystal clear shallows and unfathomable depths inspires awe, and the surrounding mountains and forests combine for a breathtaking experience....

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