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Tahoe National Forest hiring recreation staff for 2023 season

NEVADA CITY, CALIF. (Jan. 13. 2022) — Tahoe National Forest is now hiring temporary and seasonal recreation staff to fill a variety of positions. Seasonal jobs help Tahoe National Forest achieve its mission by contributing to forest health, resource protection and public recreation infrastructure. Interested applicants are invited to apply by Jan. 19, 2023.  “Seasonal […]

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Nevada City resident prosecuted for illegal motor vehicle use on protected land of at-risk species within Tahoe National Forest

NEVADA CITY, CALIF. (Dec. 5, 2022) — After an investigation by Tahoe National Forest law enforcement officers, U.S. Magistrate Judge Deborah Barnes found a Nevada City resident guilty of driving a motorized vehicle off designated routes determined by the federal government. The driver was operating a vehicle in a protected riparian area along Greenhorn Creek […]

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TNF seeks public input on North Yuba Landscape Resilience Project draft environmental impact statement

NEVADA CITY, CALIF. (Nov. 18, 2022) — The Tahoe National Forest is seeking public input on the North Yuba Landscape Resilience Project draft environmental impact statement (DEIS). The 275,000-acre North Yuba Landscape Resilience Project is a landscape-scale vegetation and fuels management proposal designed to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire, create fire adapted communities, improve […]

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Tahoe National Forest resumes prescribed burning program

NEVADA CITY, Calif. Nov. 4, 2022 — Tahoe National Forest plans to resume prescribed burning operations starting Nov. 4 across various locations on the forest as conditions allow. Recent storm activity has provided the moisture necessary to burn and resume critical fuels treatment work. Each planned burn project duration may vary on conditions and smoke dispersion could […]

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Fire Restrictions Increase on the Tahoe National Forest

NEVADA CITY, Calif., Sept. 2, 2022— Ongoing drought and hot temperatures have prompted the Tahoe National Forest to increase fire restrictions starting today September 2, 2022. Under these restrictions, campfires or charcoal briquette fires continue to be only allowed in established fire rings within designated developed campgrounds and day-use sites. Other restrictions include discharging of […]

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Tahoe National Forest to implement Stage 1 fire restrictions July 20

NEVADA CITY, Calif. – July 19, 2022 — Ongoing drought and warming conditions have prompted the Tahoe National Forest to initiate Stage 1 fire restrictions starting July 20, 2022. Under these restrictions, the public can still build or maintain a fire, campfire, or charcoal briquette fire in established fire rings within designated developed campgrounds and day-use […]

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$15.8 million Invested in Tahoe National Forest Projects

The Tahoe National Forest is the benefactor $11.2 million in funding from the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) and $4.6 million from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC)’s Wildfire Recovery and Forest Resilience Directed Grant Program, for a total of $15.8 million. “Together, this funding will help us to strengthen forest and community resilience,” said Matt […]

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Tahoe National Forest is hiring many recreation and archaeologist positions

NEVADA CITY, Calif. — April 6, 2022. The U.S. Forest Service is hiring hundreds of positions in recreation and archaeology across the nation. Jobs are open April 6, 2022 through April 19, 2022 and are available in many rewarding locations, including Nevada City, Sierraville, Truckee, Camptonville, and Foresthill on the Tahoe National Forest. “Working on […]

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TMWA Joins Forces with US Forest Service and the National Forest Foundation to Protect Truckee River Watershed

In collaboration with the US Forest Service and other funding partners, Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) has entered into a two-year, $500,000 commitment with the Tahoe National Forest and National Forest Foundation to help fund the “Ladybug Forest Health and Fuels Reduction Project,” an initiative that is expected to be completed in 2025.  TMWA’s support […]

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Tahoe NF soliciting input on OHV grant funding

The Tahoe National Forest will host a virtual presentation 6:30 p.m. February 10 for those interested in providing input on California OHV grant applications.The Tahoe NF is preparing its annual application to the California Department of Parks and Recreation’s Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division. The annual application requests funding for trail maintenance, law enforcement, education […]

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Heavy rains causing hazardous conditions on Tahoe National Forest roads

Oct. 24, 2021, NEVADA CITY, Calif. – Tahoe National Forest visitors and road users are being asked to exercise extreme caution while driving due to hazardous road conditions caused by significant rainfall in the region.Increased precipitation can lead to localized flooding, downed trees, mudslides, rockslides, debris flow and hazardous driving conditions. Obstacles may appear rapidly […]

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Tahoe National Forest Reopens; Fire Restrictions Revised

To protect natural resources and provide for public safety, the Tahoe National Forest has revised fire restrictions and implemented a new, temporary closure order on dispersed camping and target shooting effective Thursday September 16, 2021 at 12:00 AM through November 1, 2021. This Forest Order prohibits the following activities across the Tahoe National Forest: No building, […]

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Fire Restrictions and No Fireworks Across the Forest over the Fourth? Still Plenty of Fun and Beauty to Explore

From the recent enactment of Juneteenth as a federal holiday to the upcoming Fourth of July weekend, Americans have long visited their local national forest to celebrate significant U.S. milestones. Over the next week, Tahoe National Forest recreation and fire managers are expecting thousands of visitors to the beautiful Tahoe National Forest –and with good […]

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