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Oversight committee focuses on evacuations and forest health

June 21st, 2024

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Resource Conservation District Taken from The Tahoe Daily Tribune and written by Katelyn Welsh The TRPA and Marlette Lake Water System Legislative Oversight Committee met on Friday, June 7.Photo Credit: Mike Peron / Tahoe Daily Tribune STATELINE, Nev. – As the weather heats up, fire is on many’s minds, including the Legislative […]

First of its kind defensible space software brings significant improvements to the entire Tahoe Basin

June 18th, 2024

PRESS RELEASE- Tahoe Resource Conservation District Taken from the Tahoe Daily Tribune TAHOE CITY, Calif. – With support from the Tahoe Fund and Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation, every local fire agency in the Tahoe Basin now has access to Fire Aside, a software platform that makes defensible space and home hardening evaluations significantly faster to […]

El Dorado Addressing Climate Stressors

June 17th, 2024

An article in the latest edition of Tahoe in Depth Summer 2024 PRESS RELEASE- Tahoe Resource Conservation District Article Authors: Thea Graybill of El Dorado County, Michelle McLean of the Tahoe RCD, and Julianna Posperi & Melissa Baum of the WSP USA Environment & Infrastructure El Dorado County is taking steps to strengthen its resilience […]

Tahoe Fire Safe Initiative

June 14th, 2024

An Initiative of the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation– Protecting the People and Properties of Tahoe PRESS RELEASE- Written by Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation As we bask in the warmth of summer, the threat of wildfire is never far from our minds.  Your Community Foundation remains dedicated to protecting the people and properties of Tahoe from […]

2024 ‘Wilder than Wild’ Movie Viewing

May 28th, 2024

Registration recommended but not required : https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/sl/3XuJG9b   South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue is hosting a movie premier event at Lake Tahoe Community College on Friday, June 7 at 5:30 p.m. in the Duke Theatre. The documentary Wilder than Wild was four years in the making and reveals how fire suppression and climate change have […]

Wildfire preparedness workshop seeks to build community

May 17th, 2024

May 17th, 2024 PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fires & Fuels Team Author: Katelyn Welsh kwelsh@tahoedailytribune.com Wildfire preparedness workshop seeks to build community Contact: Michelle McLean, Tahoe Resource Conservation District, mmclean@tahoercd, 530.432.1501 x14 Caldor Fire burn area on Monday, May 13.Hannah Pence / Tahoe Daily Tribune KINGS BEACH, Calif. – The Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team is hosting […]

2024 Community Wildfire Preparedness Workshop

May 11th, 2024

About the Workshop: Date & Time: Saturday, June 1st · 9:30am – 12:30pm PDT Learn More: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/sl/3XuJG9b Hosted at North Tahoe Event Center at Kings Beach, this workshop will include presentations from the Fire Adapted Communities program (Tahoe RCD) , North Tahoe Fire, North Lake Tahoe Fire, Living With Fire (University of Reno), CalFire, United […]

2024 Wildfire Safety Expo

May 10th, 2024

About the Expo: Date & Time: Saturday, May 18th · 11:00am – 3:00pm PDT Hosted at South Tahoe Middle School at South Lake Tahoe. Join us at this fun, free, family event! Sombreros and Honey Bee ice cream truck will also be on site. Grab some swag, learn a little about how to be wildfire […]

What’s Happening on the North Shore- EIP Webinar

May 7th, 2024

About the Webinar: Date & Time: Thursday, May 16th · 18:00 – 19:00pm PDT Register at: bit.ly/NorthTahoeEIP Learn about forest health, watersheds, transportation, sustainable recreation, science and stewardship.

Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Campaign 2024: Get Defensive!

May 1st, 2024

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release   May 1, 2024 Contact: Jamie Roice-Gomes, University of Nevada, Reno Extension’s Living With Fire Program, 775-336-0261 or jamier@unr.edu   LAKE TAHOE WILDFIRE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN  Get Defensive!   LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – This May marks the start of Wildfire Awareness Month, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels  […]