Stateline, Nevada – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) is offering a tree service workshop from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, June 12 at the agency’s office in Stateline, 128 Market Street. Topics for the workshop will include:

  • A presentation on how to use TRPA’s online tree removal application tool by Linda Allen, IT systems analyst for TRPA;
  • An overview of TRPA’s tree removal rules and regulations by Bruce Barr, forester for TRPA;
  • And a presentation on creating defensible space to help protect homes and businesses from wildfire by John Pickett, forester for Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District.

The tree service workshop is free and open to the public, as well as tree service companies, landscape companies, and yard maintenance companies. Questions about the workshop can be directed Bruce Barr, (775) 589-5294,

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency leads the cooperative effort to preserve, restore, and enhance the unique natural and human environment of the Lake Tahoe Region, while improving local communities, and people’s interactions with our irreplaceable environment. For additional information, contact Tom Lotshaw, Public Information Officer, at (775) 589-5278.