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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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Tahoe National Forest Entering Fire Restrictions on Monday, June 28, 2021

Nevada City, Calif. June 25, 2021 —The U.S. Forest Service has ordered Fire Restrictions across the Tahoe National Forest effective Monday, June 28, 2021. The Tahoe National Forest has determined that it is necessary to order fire restrictions to protect natural resources and to provide for public safety.  “These forests and wildlands are part of […]

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Tahoe National Forest Campground and Recreation Update: May 13 – May 19

Nevada City, Calif. May 13, 2021 — The U.S. Forest Service is testing water systems and actively assessing and removing hazardous trees from Tahoe National Forest campgrounds in preparation for the summer season. In addition, downed winter trees –heavy in some areas due to wind events –are actively being removed from campgrounds, recreation sites, roads, […]

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Successful Prescribed Fire Reduces over 700 Acres of Hazardous Fuels, Provides for Emergency Access near Foresthill

Foresthill, Calif., April 29,2021 —Last week, the U.S. Forest Service successfully treated 728 acres with prescribed fire near Foresthill, Calif. The prescribed fire was part of the Deadwood Project designed to remove hazardous fuels on the Tahoe National Forest along Foresthill Road. Ignitions were completed last Wednesday, but the prescribed fire perimeter is still monitored […]