California National Forests Prepare for Incoming Critical Fire Weather

Press Release- Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit Public Affairs Specialist: Lisa Herron SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif., July 12, 2024 – The USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) is augmenting staff and pre-positioning firefighting resources across the Lake Tahoe Basin, preparing for predicted critical fire weather over the weekend and into next week. “We are […]

Lake Tahoe Summer Fire Restrictions, Red Flag Warnings & National Fire Danger Rating System

PRESS RELEASE- Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – Summer is in full swing and so are fire restrictions in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Please “Know Before You Go” and check the fire restriction status in your area. Visit Tahoe Living With Fire to learn more and contact your local fire district for the specific […]

Mechanical forest thinning project to begin on the West Shore

PRESS RELEASE- USFS Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) is scheduled to begin mechanical forest thinning (fuels reduction) on Monday, July 1, 2024, on approximately 355 acres located on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe near Blackwood Canyon and Paige Meadows. The Tahoe […]

New Defensible Space Guide available for Lake Tahoe residents

PRESS RELEASE- Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team Captain Martin Goldberg from Lake Valley Fire Protection District gives a defensible space inspection to a resident.Courtesy of Captain Martin Goldberg LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – As we move into summer and the vegetation dries out, the Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team would like the public to remember the […]

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