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

December 5th, 2019

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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Multiple agencies may conduct prescribed fire operations in Tahoe Basin

December 2nd, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release   Multiple agencies may conduct prescribed fire operations in Tahoe Basin Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev.  – North Lake Tahoe and Tahoe Douglas fire protection districts, along with California State Parks, California Tahoe Conservancy and the USDA Forest Service […]

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PILE BURNING DECEMBER 2 – 16, 2019

December 2nd, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tia Rancourt Public Education/Information Officer North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District 775-813-8106 [email protected] PILE BURNING DECEMBER 2 – 16, 2019 Weather and fuel conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District anticipates pile burning in the Diamond Peak Ski area, the east side of Second Creek (below Dorothy Court) and […]

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Widespread prescribed fire operations in Tahoe Basin

November 22nd, 2019

  PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team   Widespread prescribed fire operations in Tahoe Basin    Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev.  – North Lake Tahoe and Tahoe Douglas fire protection districts, along with California State Parks, California Tahoe Conservancy and the USDA Forest Service may continue prescribed fire […]

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Wildfire Pre Attack Plans Funded by Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation for the Tahoe Basin

November 18th, 2019

  Wildfire Pre Attack Plans Funded by Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation for the Tahoe Basin The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation is happy to announce a donation of $18,057 to the Tahoe Resource Conservation District (Tahoe RCD) to enhance wildfire suppression capabilities on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe. This donation will result in expansion of […]

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Prescribed fire operations continue in Tahoe Basin

November 7th, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team Prescribed fire operations continue in Tahoe Basin Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev.  – If weather and conditions permit, North Lake Tahoe and Tahoe Douglas fire protection districts, along with California State Parks may continue prescribed fire operations over the next several weeks […]

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Pile Burning November 11 – 24, 2019

November 6th, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tia Rancourt Public Education/Information Officer North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District 775-813-8106 [email protected] PILE BURNING NOVEMBER 11 – 24, 2019 Weather and fuel conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District anticipates pile burning approximately 10-20 acres in the Diamond Peak Ski area November 11 – 24, 2019. Smoke resulting […]

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Pile Burning Week of October 28, 2019

October 24th, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tia Rancourt, Public Education/Information Officer North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District 775-813-8106 [email protected] PILE BURNING WEEK OF OCTOBER 28, 2019 Weather and fuel conditions permitting, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District anticipates pile burning approximately 10-20 acres in the Diamond Peak Ski area the week of October 28, 2019. Smoke […]

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Can Your Ashes

October 18th, 2019

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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Tahoe Basin Agencies Continue Prescribed Fire Operations

October 18th, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team For Immediate Release Tahoe Basin Agencies Continue Prescribed Fire Operations Contact:  USDA Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif.  – North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District and California State Parks may continue prescribed fire operations over the next several weeks in the Tahoe Basin, if […]

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