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California National Forests Prepare for Incoming Critical Fire Weather

July 12th, 2024

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

July 3rd, 2024

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

July 3rd, 2024

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

July 3rd, 2024

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 […]

Get Defensive 2024

July 1st, 2024

Tahoe Network of Fire Adapted Communities Newsletter June 2024

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 […]