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Tahoe Conservancy Grants $1 Million for Local Projects to Expand Public Access and Improve Resilience to Climate Chang

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. March 17, 2022 – The California Tahoe Conservancy today announced $1,005,800 in grants to local government agencies. The grants will support projects to expand public access to Lake Tahoe, improve water quality, and increase resilience to climate change. “We’re excited to support these projects, which will improve water quality, restore natural […]

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Tahoe Conservancy to Expand Work to Restore Forest Resilience and Reduce Wildfire Risk

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. November 9, 2021 – At its meeting yesterday, the California Tahoe Conservancy Board adopted new forestry guidelines that will help increase the pace and scale of the Conservancy’s work to reduce wildfire risk to Tahoe communities and improve forest resilience. The Board also authorized a program budget of up to $50 […]

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California Tahoe Conservancy to Receive $41 Million to Reduce Wildfire Risk, Help Tahoe Adapt to Climate Change

Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law a funding package that includes $36 million for the California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy) to restore forests and reduce wildfire risk at Lake Tahoe. The package includes an additional $5.25 million to help improve Tahoe’s resilience to climate change impacts. These funds for the Lake Tahoe Basin (Basin) are […]

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Tahoe Conservancy Discusses Climate and Community Resilience, Commits $1.4 million to Forest Health Projects

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. March 18, 2021 – At its virtual meeting today, the California Tahoe Conservancy Board discussed building community and climate resilience with state and federal partners, and authorized $1,358,500 for three projects to reduce wildfire risk and improve forest health in the Lake Tahoe Basin. California Natural Resources Secretary Wade Crowfoot anchored […]

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California Tahoe Conservancy awards $523,500 in grants for forest health improvement, wildfire risk reduction, and climate change adaptation

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. September 17, 2020 – At its virtual meeting today, the California Tahoe Conservancy Board awarded $523,500 in grants to support programs and projects that will improve forest health and reduce the threat of wildfire to Lake Tahoe Basin (Basin) communities, and to accelerate adaptation to climate change. “At a time when […]

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California Tahoe Conservancy receives $2.98 million in funding to help restore the Upper Truckee Marsh

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nov. 25, 2019  – The California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) has awarded $2.98 million to the California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy) to help restore the Upper Truckee Marsh, the largest wetland in the Lake Tahoe Basin. “We’re grateful to the Wildlife Conservation Board for its support,” said Conservancy Board Chair and City of […]

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Tahoe Conservancy to Launch 260-Acre Forest Health Project in Placer County to Combat Climate Change and Protect Communities from Wildfire

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. October 11, 2019 – The California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy) will launch a $1.06-million project to restore forest health and combat climate change on 260 acres of Conservancy land in Placer County. “Together with nearby North Tahoe Fire Protect District and other Conservancy forest health projects, this will make a valuable difference […]

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Tahoe Conservancy accepts $1.95 million grant to co-manage 2.4 million-acre Tahoe-Central Sierra Initiative

Sacramento, Calif April 19, 2019 – At its Board meeting yesterday, the California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy) accepted a $1.95 million grant from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) to co-manage the Tahoe-Central Sierra Initiative (TCSI), a pioneering landscape-level effort to restore forest and watershed resilience to more than 2.4 million acres. “If we have learned nothing […]

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CA Tahoe Conservancy receives $1.7 million from CDFW to restore the Upper Truckee Marsh

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. Sept. 13, 2018 – The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has awarded $1,700,066 to the California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy) to help fund the restoration of the Upper Truckee Marsh, the largest remaining wetland in the Sierra Nevada. “This is exciting news for one of the most important environmental restoration projects […]

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Conservancy South Shore Beach Alert – Limits on Access begins June 28

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – June 28, 2018 – The California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy) announces that it will limit public access and temporarily close portions of some south shore beaches for public safety and to protect sensitive habitat and areas prone to erosion. Locations include the Upper Truckee Marsh and other Conservancy ownership near Lakeview […]

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“Plates for Powder” is back: Buy a Tahoe License Plate and Ski for Free

TAHOE CITY, Calif. and INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. – November 1, 2016  The popular “Plates for Powder” program is back and once again offers individuals who purchase a new Lake Tahoe license plate in either California or Nevada two free lift tickets to one of 10 Tahoe resorts participating in the program. With ski resorts opening in less than two weeks, now […]

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California Tahoe Conservancy Board Approves Restoration, Forestry, Watershed Planning Projects

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. September 16, 2016 – The California Tahoe Conservancy Board approved several projects to reduce fire risk in urban areas and improve water quality in two impaired watersheds. “The projects approved today will provide benefits in some of the most urbanized and populated areas of the Lake Tahoe Basin,” said Larry Sevison, […]

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