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Public Safety Announcement Dangerous Blue-Green Algae Toxins Detected in Multiple Alpine County Lakes

Lake Users Advised to avoid Water Contact at Red Lake and Indian Creek Reservoir The Alpine County Health Department has been working with The Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board, California Department of Fish and Wildlife (Red Lake), South Tahoe Public Utility District (Indian Creek Reservoir), and the Alpine Watershed Group (AWG) in determining that [...]

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Celebrate Smokey Bear’s 75 birthday with the Forest Service!

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – August 9, 2019, marks the 75th birthday of our beloved icon, Smokey Bear. The USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, in coordination with our partners at Great Basin Institute and Heavenly Mountain Resort, will host two events in celebration of Smokey’s 75th birthday. A birthday celebration will be held at 1 [...]

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South Lake Tahoe Unites With Western Mountain Towns to Launch Pledge for the Wild

Program has tourism partners defining a shared set of common values, language, and tools to support and fund responsible tourism in outdoor places (SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev.) – With travelers around the globe buzzing about sustainable tourism and responsible recreation, five U.S. mountain towns are taking the conversation to the next level and making it easier for [...]

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HOT AUGUST NIGHTS, AMERICA’S PREMIER CLASSIC CAR EVENT RETURNS FOR ITS 33RD YEAR

Northern Nevada shifts into high gear in preparation for America’s premier classic car event Hot August Nights-the largest classic car and nostalgic festival in the county- descends upon the region with more than 6,000 vintage vehicles this August. The 10-day celebration commences in the historic mining town of Virginia City, Nev. on Friday, Aug. 2 to [...]

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Time to Celebrate Yosemite National Park Announces Tioga Road To Open to Unrestricted Vehicular Traffic on Monday, July 1

Tioga Road to remain open with limited hours through the weekend Yosemite National Park announces the Tioga Road will open to unrestricted vehicular traffic on Monday, July 1st, at 8:00 a.m.. From now until the full opening Monday morning, vehicular access will continue to be available from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. [...]

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Celebrate Native Species Festival with Tahoe Yellow Cress conservation day at Baldwin Beach

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The public is invited to join members of the League to Save Lake Tahoe, the Tahoe Yellow Cress Adaptive Management Working Group and the USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) for a Tahoe Forest Stewardship Day at Baldwin Beach on June 22, from 8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. [...]

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Prescribed Burn Planned at Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Burn anticipated to start around June 13 - 14, 2019 ARNOLD, Calif. June 14, 2019 — California State Parks in cooperation with the California Department of Forestry and Fire protection (CAL FIRE) are planning to begin a prescribed burn on or around Thursday, June 13 to Friday, June 14, 2019 in Calaveras Big Trees State [...]

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Wildfire Restrictions Initiated on BLM-managed public lands Western Sierra

BLM Mother Lode Field Office initiates seasonal fire restrictions EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management Mother Lode Field Office is initiating fire restrictions on BLM-managed public lands in Amador, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Mariposa, Merced, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tuolumne and Yuba counties, effective June 14, due to wildland [...]

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Lassen Volcanic National Park Partners with University California, Davis to Join the Natural Reserve System

MINERAL, CA – Lassen Volcanic National Park is excited to announce a new partnership with the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) which will incorporate the park into the University of California’s Natural Reserve System. The addition marks the sixth UC Davis Natural Reserve in a system that now spans Northern California from its alpine forests and across grassland [...]

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Keller Williams and the Hillbenders Headline the Carson City Off-Road June 28-30, 2019

Williams to perform full set of Tom Petty songs known as “Petty Grass” (CARSON CITY, NEV.) May 27, 2019 – Epic Rides today announced Keller Williams and the Hillbenders as the Saturday evening headlining act at the Four Peaks Brewing Concert Series during the Carson City Off-Road mountain bike event on June 28-30, 2019. Hailing [...]

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Campground hosts needed for 2019 season -Gold Lake – Sly Creek Reservoir – Little Grass Valley Reservoir

QUINCY, Calif – Volunteer campground hosts are needed for several Plumas National Forest campgrounds located at Gold Lake Campground in the Lakes Basin Recreation Area near Graeagle, California and Little Grass Valley and Sly Creek Reservoir Campgrounds near La Porte, California. The volunteer positions typically begin in May or early June (depending on the weather) and [...]

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Memorial Day Sale – Hydro Flask

UNBOUND SERIES- 24 L Soft Cooler Tote The comfortable way to carry cold. Designed to keep 24 cans—or whatever you're packing—ice cold for up to 48 hours, our new waterproof Unbound Series™ Cooler Tote is designed to tuck over your shoulder and go with you into the campsite or this Saturday's farmer's market. Storage pockets [...]

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Keep Tahoe Bears Wild!

Agencies remind public to practice proper food storage, trash disposal in bear country Sierra Rec Magazine - LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – Lake Tahoe natural resource and law enforcement agencies remind residents and visitors to practice proper food storage and trash disposal at all times while in bear country. Intentional or unintentional feeding of bears can result [...]

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Saline Valley Warm Springs Recreational Management Plan Finalized In Death Valley

Sierra Rec Magazine - NPS News Release - May 10 , 2019 - DEATH VALLEY, CA – The National Park Service announced on May 10 that it has finalized the Saline Valley Warm Springs Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (plan/EIS). The document outlines the agency’s plan for managing visitor use, natural resources, cultural resources, [...]

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Threatened California Red-Legged Frogs Making a Comeback in Yosemite National Park After a 50-Year Absence

Cooperative Effort by the National Park Service, Yosemite Conservancy, San Francisco Zoo & Gardens, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, California Department of Fish & Wildlife and NatureBridge Sierra Rec Magazine - Yosemite National Park New Release - May 2019 ~ Federally threatened California red-legged frogs are showing signs of a return to Yosemite Valley in [...]

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Yosemite National Park Announces Public Meeting to Provide Updates on the Big Oak Flat Welcome Center and the Tuolumne Meadows Parking Relocation Projects

Sierra Rec Magazine - Yosemite National Park New Release - May, 8 2019 - Yosemite National Park is hosting a public meeting on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Groveland Community Hall (18720 Highway 120, Groveland, CA) to provide an update on two upcoming projects: the Big Oak Flat Welcome Center and the Tuolumne Meadows [...]

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