Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit takes steps to reduce human caused wildfires

U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit Media contact:  Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815   Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit takes steps to reduce human caused wildfires SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif., June 1, 2020 – The USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) is enacting campfire restrictions to protect the […]

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Collaborative Group Releases a Landscape Restoration Strategy for One-Third of the Lake Tahoe Basin

News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Sarah Di Vittorio December 3, 2019 530-902-8281 [email protected] Collaborative Group Releases a Landscape Restoration Strategy for One-Third of the Lake Tahoe Basin South Lake Tahoe, Calif.—The Lake Tahoe West Restoration Partnership has released a strategy to restore forest and watershed health across 60,000 acres of federal, state, local, and […]

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Can Your Ashes

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release   Can Your Ashes Contact:  North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Tia Rancourt 775-813-8106 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – As the temperature drops outside and we think about using our fireplaces and heating stoves, it’s important to remember a few safety tips and precautions. Heating equipment […]

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Red Flag Declaration Prompts Activation of Local Strike Teams

Erin Holland Public Information Officer North Tahoe Fire [email protected] 530-308-1158 RED FLAG DECLARATION PROMPTS ACTIVATION OF LOCAL STRIKE TEAMS TAHOE CITY, CA, Sept. 14, 2019 – For the first time this fire season, the Lake Tahoe Basin Operational Area is under a Red Flag Warning, elevated to the level of a Particular Dangerous Situation – […]

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Don’t Be Fooled by Mild Temperatures… Fire Season is Here

PRESS RELEASE Erin Holland Public Information Officer North Tahoe Fire [email protected] 530-308-1158 Don’t Be Fooled by Mild Temperatures… Fire Season is Here. Tahoe City, Calif. Sept. 6, 2019 – A wet winter and late spring may have provided the Lake Tahoe Basin a graceful entry into wildfire season, but don’t let this week’s cooler temperatures […]

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