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19th Annual Tahoe Bike Month Gets Rolling June 1

A Bike Kitchen event during Tahoe Bike Month helps tune bikes while giving free lessons on mechanics and tuning.    Lake Tahoe, Nev./Calif. - The 19th annual Tahoe Bike Month begins June 1 with a full month of bicycling events throughout the Lake Tahoe Basin, the...

New Online Dashboard Tracks Tahoe’s Climate Resilience

Caption: The frequency of low water episodes at Lake Tahoe appears to be increasing according to the UC Davis Environmental Research Center. Prolonged drought has dropped the surface of Lake Tahoe below its natural rim 6 times since 2004.   Lake Tahoe,...

May 1 Marks the Start of Grading Season

Lake Tahoe, Nev./Calif. – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) is reminding residents, property owners, and project managers that the grading and digging season for permitted projects in the Lake Tahoe Basin begins May 1. Grading and digging work is confined to...

Nominations Open for Best in Basin Awards

Image: Natural buffers separate a stormwater infiltration pond and manicured links at Edgewood golf course in Stateline, Nev. The 2016 Best in Basin winner filters stormwater from a public highway while also protecting the pond from fertilizers.  31st annual awards...

Team Tahoe in DC to Support Renewal of Tahoe Restoration Act

Members of Team Tahoe on the steps of The Capitol, Washington D.C. See names below. March 13, 2024 Lake Tahoe leaders, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) and partner agency staff, scientists, and representatives of the private, non-profit, and business communities...

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Confronting Existential Threats with Modern Solutions

By Julie Regan People’s connections with Lake Tahoe have always run deep. For the Washoe Tribe, the lake is the center of the world, both geographically and spiritually. According to tribal elders, there is no distinction between the health of the land and the health...

Working Together Toward Progress in 2024

By Julie Regan What a difference a year makes. This time last winter, many of us delighted in a promising snowpack, unaware that we were facing what would become the heaviest winter in more than 70 years. It was a tough one, even for some of us who survived the 1997...

2023 in Review: Challenge and Progress for Lake Tahoe 

By Cindy Gustafson  The slow march toward winter at Lake Tahoe this year is starting to make last winter seem like a distant memory. However, reflecting back on a year of both challenges and wins for the lake and our communities, it would be impossible to leave out...

Staying Focused While Giving Thanks

By Julie Regan In this season of giving thanks, we need only take in the incredible lake and mountains around us to see what we have to appreciate. Surrounded as we are by one of the most breathtaking places on Earth, it’s important to take time to appreciate it. In...

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