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Volunteers Needed For US Forest Service Conservation Education Winter Programs

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Volunteers Needed For The Ski With A Ranger  and Winter Trek Snowshoe Programs Starting in January SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is looking for volunteers to assist with our Winter Trek and Ski with a Ranger conservation education programs at Heavenly Mountain Resort from January through March 2018. Are you a college student looking for an internship this winter? Are you a retired school teacher who misses your students or providing education? Or maybe you simply love the outdoors and want to be involved in your community. The Winter...

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U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Offers 5th Graders Physical Education Snowshoeing Adventure

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Forest Service accepting reservations for 2018 snowshoe program SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will begin accepting reservations for the 2018 Winter Trek conservation education program on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. Fifth-grade teachers may reserve a spot by calling the Forest Supervisor’s office at 530-543-2789, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Winter Trek begins Tuesday, Jan. 9, and continues through March 29, 2018, weather permitting. Field trips are generally three hours long and are offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Led by Forest Service rangers and community volunteers, the Winter Trek program offers fifth-graders...

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U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit Is Asking For Public Input For Proposed Land Designation Change Near Mt. Rose.

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Forest Service seeks comments on proposed Incline Management Plan Sierra Rec Magazine, November 30, 2017 – SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) is asking for public input regarding the management of 1,138 acres of National Forest System lands off the Mt. Rose Highway (SR 431) above Incline Village, Nevada. The planning effort proposes project-specific activities to establish National Forest System standards for streams and habitat, recreation, road and trail management under the LTBMU Land Management Plan. The project also proposes a Forest Plan amendment to modify a portion of the...

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Lake Tahoe Basin management Unit Sells out off Christmas Tree Permits

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Sierra Rec Magazine- November 30, 2017 – Christmas tree permits in the Lake Tahoe Basin are sold out as of Friday, November 24, 2017.  On November 13, 2,250 permits were issued on a first-come, first-served basis.  No additional permits will be authorized for this season. Permits may still be available in locations outside of the Tahoe Basin.  For more information on other locations, visit https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/ltbmu/passes-permits/forestproducts/?cid=stelprdb5337696     Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook...

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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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Burnside Lake via Charity Valley Trailhead East Near Grover’s Hot Springs

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Discovering New Trail Experiences For the Family Sierra Rec Magazine – Trail Review by Tom Trelenberg –  This trailhead is accessed off of Hot Springs Road, approximately 3 miles out of Markleeville, CA, about a mile before reaching Grover’s Hot Springs.  The trailhead is outside the state park and adds about 20 minutes (one way) to the hike, but does avoid Grover’s day use fee if that is important to you.  The path to Grover’s is not overly difficult and my arrival at the trailhead inside the park was much quicker than I had...

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Christmas Tree Permits to be Available Nov. 1 in Carson/Lake Tahoe Region

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Christmas Tree Permits to be Available for Purchase on the Carson and Bridgeport Ranger Districts Beginning Nov. 1 SPARKS, NV. – Permits to cut Christmas trees on the Carson and Bridgeport Ranger Districts of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest will be available for purchase beginning Nov. 1. The U.S. Forest Service Christmas Tree Program is designed for families, businesses, and institutions wishing to cut their own trees for decorating. Christmas tree permits must be purchased in person and are issued on a first-come, first-serve basis for $10 each. Permits are nonrefundable and nontransferable, and only valid through...

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Discover The Relaxing Adventures of Lassen and St. Bernard Lodge

Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn My Relaxing Adventure In Lassen Volcanic National Park, Lassen NF Recreation Area Sierra Rec Magazine Destination Review – 2017 – |  It happened almost immediately, as I appeared over the last ridge before Lake Almanor off HWY 36. That evident slowing of the pulse and calm relaxation that soothes the soul when it knows it is time to relax and enjoy. It was last light on Lake Almanor and my destination for the evening was only 14 miles ahead at St. Bernards Lodge, my base camp to adventure for the next 48 hours, the shadowy shores...

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