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Pacific Southwest Region postpones new prescribed fire ignitions on national forest lands in California

March 23rd, 2020

Pacific Southwest Region postpones new prescribed fire ignitions on national forest lands in California VALLEJO, Calif., March 20, 2020. – The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region announced today that all new ignitions for prescribed fire have been postponed until further notice. Potential smoke impacts to the public are considered in all prescribed fire and […]

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COVID-19: Tahoe Network Update

March 20th, 2020

With the threat of COVID-19 at the top of everyone’s minds, the Tahoe Network of Fire Adapted Communities has taken the necessary steps to protect staff, neighborhood leaders, and the community. In response to recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), staff are working remotely and all neighborhood leader meetings have been postponed. We’d […]

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Widespread prescribed fire operations continue at Lake Tahoe

March 3rd, 2020

Widespread prescribed fire operations continue at Lake Tahoe Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-543-2815 Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev.  – The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT), which includes local, state and federal land management agencies, will continue prescribed fire operations in the Tahoe Basin over the next several weeks, weather permitting. Smoke may be visible. […]

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Lake Tahoe prescribed fire operations continue

February 20th, 2020

Lake Tahoe prescribed fire operations continue Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron 530-543-2815 Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev.  – Weather, conditions and staffing permitted, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) will continue prescribed fire operations at Lake Tahoe over the next several weeks. Smoke may be visible. View a map with project locations and details at […]

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Golden Bear Community Earns First South Lake Tahoe Firewise USA® Designation

February 5th, 2020

*** For Immediate Release*** Lake Valley Fire Protection District 2211 Keetak Street South Lake Tahoe CA 96150 530-577-3737 Kileigh Labrado- PIO [email protected] Diana Swart – PIO- [email protected] Press Release Lower Montgomery Estates Community (Golden Bear) Earns First South Lake Tahoe National Firewise USA® Designation Meyers, CA Feb 5, 2020 – Residents of the Golden Bear […]

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Widespread Prescribed Fire Operations Continue Around Tahoe Basin

February 3rd, 2020

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release February 3, 2020 Widespread Prescribed Fire Operations Continue Around Tahoe Basin Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev.  – Members of the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT), which includes local, state and federal land management agencies, will continue prescribed fire […]

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Pile burning to continue through February

January 31st, 2020

Contact: Tia Rancourt FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Public Education/Information Officer North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District 775-813-8106 // [email protected]   PILE BURNING TO CONTINUE THROUGH FEBRUARY   Weather and fuel conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District anticipates pile burning through the month of February in the following locations:    East of Fairview, […]

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Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team Year-End Review

January 23rd, 2020

Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team Year-End Review  Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT), formed following the devastating 2007 Angora Fire, is a coalition of 21 local, state, federal and tribal land managers working toward the common goal of reducing hazardous fuels throughout […]

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Prescribed fire operations continue around Tahoe Basin

January 16th, 2020

Prescribed fire operations continue around Tahoe Basin Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev.  – Weather permitting, the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) will continue prescribed fire operations over the next several weeks in the Tahoe Basin. View a map with project locations and details at http://tahoe.livingwithfire.info/get-informed/. To receive prescribed […]

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Multiple agencies to continue Lake Tahoe prescribed fire operations

January 8th, 2020

Multiple agencies to continue Lake Tahoe prescribed fire operations Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev.  – Members of the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team, which includes local, state and federal fire and land management agencies, may continue prescribed fire operations in the Tahoe Basin over the next few weeks, weather […]

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