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Lake Tahoe Communities Urged to Become Firewise USA Certified

February 20th, 2024

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Resource Conservation District February 6, 2024 Contact: Michelle McLean, Tahoe Resource Conservation District, mmclean@tahoercd, 530.432.1501 x11 Lake Tahoe Communities urged to become Firewise USA Certified Lake Tahoe, California/Nevada – The Tahoe Resource Conservation District, a member of the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team, is encouraging homeowners and residents at Lake Tahoe to participate […]

Fire Adapted Communities Program Trains Tahoe Residents to Prepare for Wildfire

February 7th, 2024

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release January 22, 2024 Contact: Michelle McLean, Tahoe Resource Conservation District, mmclean@tahoercd, 530.432.1501 x11 Fire Adapted Communities Program Trains Tahoe Residents to Prepare for Wildfire Community Educational Events Announced Lake Tahoe, California/Nevada – The Tahoe Resource Conservation District, a member of the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team, […]

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Tahoe Defensible Space Training for Landscape Professionals | November 13 & 14, 2023

October 10th, 2023

Attendees and instructors of the 2022 Living With Fire Defensible Space Training for Landscape Professionals.   About the Training: This course will include sessions from the University of Nevada, Reno Extension staff, and other experts, covering a wide range of topics related to wildfire risk reduction, defensible space, fire behavior, horticulture, and more. Participants will […]

Lake Tahoe fall prescribed fire program may begin next week, conditions and weather permitting

October 4th, 2022

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release Lake Tahoe fall prescribed fire program may begin next week, conditions and weather permitting Contact: USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-721-3898 or lisa.herron@usda.gov LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., Sep. 30, 2022 – The Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team (TFFT) fall prescribed fire program may begin as early as […]

The Key to Evacuating Quickly and Safely is Preparation

August 11th, 2022

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release The Key to Evacuating Quickly and Safely is Preparation Contact: Jamie Roice-Gomes, Living With Fire Program Manager Jamier@unr.edu LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., August 10, 2022 – As record drought and elevated wildfire conditions persist,the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) reminds residents and visitors to develop an […]

Red Flag Warnings and National Fire Danger Rating System

July 21st, 2022

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release Red Flag Warnings and National Fire Danger Rating System We can all prevent wildfire! Contact:  Eric Guevin, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District 775-588-3591 or Lisa Herron, USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit 530-721-3898 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., July 21, 2022 – Fire season is […]

Agencies share simple tree removal and defensible space steps in urgent call to action

July 21st, 2022

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release – July 20, 2022 Agencies share simple tree removal and defensible space steps in urgent call to action Contact: Jeff Cowen, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, (775) 589-5278 or jcowen@trpa.gov LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – With smoke in the air again, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) […]

Fire restrictions in effect at Lake Tahoe!

July 14th, 2022

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release Fire restrictions in effect at Lake Tahoe! Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 721-3898 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev., June 30, 2022– Fire restrictions are in effect on local, state, and federal lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin. With California and Nevada once again experiencing severe […]

2022 Fire Season Declared

May 31st, 2022

North Tahoe Firefighters train in preparation for the 2022 fire season. Photo courtesy: Julien Lecorps North Tahoe Fire and Meeks Bay Fire Protection Districts Prohibit ALL Open Burning and Recreational Fires Tahoe City, Calif. May 31, 2022 – On May 19, 2022, CALFIRE NEU suspended burn permits for the season, and on Monday, May 24, […]

Summer Fire Restrictions in Effect June 1, 2022

May 31st, 2022

Contact: Tia Rancourt FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Public Education/Information Officer North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District 775-813-8106 trancourt@nltfpd.net Summer Fire Restrictions in Effect June 1, 2022 Summer fire restrictions will be in effect June 1, 2022, for the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District serving the communities of Incline Village and Crystal Bay, Nevada, until further […]