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Category: Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit

Keep Tahoe Bears Wild!

Agencies launch collaborative website to remind public to practice proper food storage and trash disposal in bear country Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev. – The Tahoe Basin is bear country and natural resource and law enforcement agencies are working diligently to remind residents and visitors to practice proper food storage and trash disposal when living in or visiting [...]

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Forest Service offers tips for safe Labor Day weekend at Lake Tahoe

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif.– Heading to Lake Tahoe for Labor Day weekend to celebrate the unofficial end of summer? Please keep the following in mind for a safe and fun-filled holiday weekend. Illegal campfires continue to be the leading cause of wildland fires in the Tahoe Basin. National Forest lands at Lake Tahoe are under [...]

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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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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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TAYLOR CREEK STREAM PROFILE CHAMBER REOPENS WITH HELP FROM TAHOE FUND AND TAHOE BLUE VODKA

Private donations helped repair broken glass to ensure popular facility reopened to the public SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (June 10, 2019) – During the average school year, Taylor Creek Visitor Center hosts over 150 students per day to connect classroom curriculum through direct experience with local aquatic life. One of the highlights of the experience is the [...]

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Seeking Desolation Wilderness Volunteers

Lake Tahoe Basin Mgmt Unit Seeking hard-working, dedicated volunteers who love working outdoors, educating wilderness visitors SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Do you love the wilderness? Are you committed to preserving its’ breathtaking beauty? Do you love working with people and spending time in the outdoors? Can you match your motive for volunteering with the mission [...]

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Camping Season in Lake Tahoe Begins May 10th

Tahoe Basin Plans Opening Dates for Recreational Sites in Tahoe Basin -Meeks Bay Resort, William Kent, Kaspian, Meeks Bay, Bayview, Fallen Leaf, and Nevada Beach campgrounds – May 10 SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will soon begin the process of opening recreational facilities in the Lake Tahoe Basin. [...]

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Carson City Off-Road Announces New Event Date of June 28-30

Two weeks later date will accommodate extra snowmelt in huge Sierra Nevada winter (CARSON CITY, NEV.) March 11, 2019 – In order to deliver on the objective of giving mountain bikers a true backcountry experience on world-class singletrack that challenges riders as much as it inspires & rewards, and allowing for extra snowmelt time in [...]

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Squaw Valley Punches Through 400″ Mark For Snow This Winter

With Thursdays Storm Totals squaw Valley became the First Tahoe Ski Resort to Pass 400" for the Season Olympic Valley, February 15, 2019 - February has continued to bless the Sierra mountain resorts, with this weekends storms expected to bring several more feet of snow to the region, many resorts are planning now for late [...]

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Incline Village Forest Service office to close temporarily

News Release Lake Tahoe SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. –The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will temporarily close the Incline Village office beginning Wednesday, December 26, 2018. All services will be available through the Forest Supervisor’s office in South Lake Tahoe, including the sale of Access, Senior and Interagency passes along with fuelwood [...]

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