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Widespread prescribed fire operations continue around Lake Tahoe

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Members of the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT), which includes local, state and federal agencies, will continue prescribed fire operations this week in numerous locations around Lake Tahoe.  Weather permitting, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District and U.S. Forest Service operations will take place on Brockway Summit above Kings Beach, from Logan Shoals to Spooner Summit, on Kingsbury Grade near Edgewood Creek, the south end of Fallen Leaf Lake, above Pioneer Trail off Fountain Place Road and near Big Meadow off Hwy 89 South.  Smoke may be present.  A map...

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California State Parks Begins Study of Fallen, Iconic ‘Tunnel Tree’ in Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn ARNOLD, Calif. – Marking one year since the famous Pioneer Cabin Tunnel Tree toppled, California State Parks, Save the Redwoods League and Humboldt State University today announced plans to use the fallen sequoia to study the tree’s life history and gather historic climate-related information for the surrounding area. The information will help California State Parks better manage the existing groves of redwood trees. The giant sequoia is the largest tree species in the world, with some trees reaching a diameter of 36 feet. Located within Calaveras Big Trees State Park within a relatively large sequoia...

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Nike, U.S. Olympic Committee Unveil Medal-Stand Uniforms For 2018 U.S. Olympic And Paralympic Teams

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Marking one month to the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, Nike and the United States Olympic Committee today unveiled the signature medal-stand uniforms for Team USA athletes during a segment on NBC’s TODAY Show. The five-piece outfit will be worn by U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes who medal at the 2018 Games. In Pyeongchang, all medal ceremonies will be held in open-air arenas where temperatures are expected to be below freezing, aside from ice hockey. Nike’s 2018 Team USA Medal Stand Collection was designed to help...

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Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn IMPROVED USER EXPERIENCE EXPECTED WITH PCT/TRT TAIL REROUTE NEAR ECHO SUMMIT Sierra Rec Magazine- December 7. 2017 – Tahoe Rim Trail / Lake Tahoe – Often when we think about our weekend adventures on the Tahoe Rim Trail we think of the amazing vista views of Lake Tahoe or maybe our favorite backcountry lake to fish or backpack into for an evening or two.  Most of us have never hiked the entire loop, but if you have ever hiked the portion near Echo Summit and Hwy 50 you know that the sound of the...

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Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Announced Internal Promotions For Skier Services / The Ski & Snowboard School

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn   Dee Byrne Promoted to Vice President of Skier Services at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows, Elianne Furtney Promoted to Managing Director of Ski & Snowboard School [Olympic Valley, Calif.] Dec. 1, 2017 – Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows announced today that Dee Byrne has been promoted to the role of Vice President of Skier Services, overseeing Ski & Snowboard School, Ski Teams, Resort Activities Sales & Service (RASS), and Hosts. Elianne “El” Furtney has been promoted to Managing Director of the Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Ski & Snowboard School, handling all ski and snowboard school...

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A Perfect Christmas Gift To Protect Your Sierra Explorer

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Haeleum Active Gear Helps Fight Off Mosquitos, Sun and Temperature in Pursuit to Protect All outdoors Explorers Sierra Rec Magazine Product Review- November 2017 – As the holidays approach and you start to look for a great gift idea for your explorers in the family, look to Haeleum Active Gear to protect your explorers from pesky mosquitos and provide an excellent layer for the constantly changing Sierra weather. Do you recall the early spring/summer hikes in the Sierra last year. The mosquito bloom was terrifying in places. So when I was given the chance to try out...

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“Plates for Powder” is Back: Buy A Tahoe License Plate And Ski For Free

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Support The Lifestyle And Ski Free TAHOE CITY, Calif. and INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. – November 1, 2017  Ski season is almost here, and with it returns the popular “Plates for Powder” program.  Individuals who purchase a new Lake Tahoe license plate in either California or Nevada can receive free lift tickets to one of eight Tahoe resorts participating in the program. With snow in the forecast for this weekend, now is the time to buy a Tahoe license plate so you can ski for free in Tahoe. “It is great to see the ski resorts come together to offer...

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Tahoe Community Leaders Join Forces To Improve Taylor Creek Experience

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn US Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Unit Celebrates the Completion Of New Observation Deck Made Possible in Partnership With Local Leadership Sierra Rec Magazine ~ South Lake Tahoe , October 6, 2016 – The USFS Lake Tahoe Basin Unit celebrated with community leaders from around Lake Tahoe the grand opening of the Taylor Creek observation deck Thursday with a ribbon cutting and community Q&A from the new redwood deck. A project funded by community support which raised 25,000 and was donated /presented by Amy Berry of Tahoe Fund, Matt Levitt of Tahoe Blue Vodka...

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