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Mosquito Fire Information

As firefighters continue to gain greater containment of the Mosquito Fire, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency is maintaining coordination with Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team partners as we monitor the incident that has burned more than 76,000 acres 30 miles west of the...

30th Anniversary Best in Basin Award Winners Announced

Lake Tahoe, Stateline, Nev. – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Governing Board on Wednesday recognized seven projects and programs with Best in the Basin Awards for their exceptional environmental design and stewardship of Lake Tahoe, the agency said today....

Eminent Tahoe Scientist Receives Dianne Feinstein Award

Dr. Charles Goldman honored for decades of service protecting Lake Tahoe   Sand Harbor, Nev. - Dr. Charles Goldman, a legendary limnologist and distinguished professor emeritus at the University of California, Davis, received the Dianne Feinstein Lake Tahoe Award...

26th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit Returns to Sand Harbor

Tahoe leaders and congressional representatives will gather at Sand Harbor Nevada State Park on August 16 for the 26th annual Lake Tahoe Summit. The summit brings a national spotlight to issues facing Lake Tahoe and its communities and strengthens the federal, state,...

Tahoe is a Gift

By Mark F. Bruce Even with a light haze of wildfire smoke creeping into the Tahoe Basin, the joys of summer in Tahoe are in full swing. Following a challenging couple of years full of wildfire, evacuations, severe smoke, and pandemic unease, we have a lot to be...

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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...

Earth Day Connections

By Joanne S. Marchetta Seeing blossoms and sprouts in the midst of a spring snowstorm is yet another of nature’s miracles that makes the arrival of Earth Day in the mountains so fitting. In these moments, Lake Tahoe’s ecosystem puts its flexibility and resilience on...

Tackling Tahoe’s Housing Crisis

By Joanne S. Marchetta   We shape our community when we come together to care for the whole and trade problems for possibilities. Right now, sentiments in the Lake Tahoe Region around the deepening impacts of the housing crisis reveal concern for the very...

Forest Health and Climate Change

By Joanne S. Marchetta When it comes to weather, normal has become an elusive term. On the ground here in Tahoe, it feels like the only things that can pierce our prolonged drought are occasional debilitating storms. Trees weakened by drought can falter under layers...

Holding the Center in 2021

 By Joanne S. Marchetta Remembering back to this time last year, many of us looked optimistically toward 2021 for relief. Few would have guessed what would be in store. Even fewer can predict what’s in store for us next year or the year after. If 2021 proved anything,...

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