North Tahoe Fire Chief Michael Schwartz: We are creating a new model for restoring our forested landscapes and protecting our communities

December 20, 2019 – As the Fire Chief serving the north and west shores of Lake Tahoe, I am acutely aware and concerned about the potential for catastrophic wildfire here. Decades of fire suppression have left us overcrowded and dense with the type of forest fuels, structure, and accumulation that exacerbate the threat and severity […]