Power of the People: How Truckee Tahoe locals are taking to beaches to clean up litter left by visitors

Power of the People: How Truckee Tahoe locals are taking to beaches to clean up litter left by visitors Compliments of: by Michelle Gartner   Photos by Danielle Hankinson Citizens throughout history have stepped up to protect one of the clearest lakes in the world, Lake Tahoe. Around the turn of the 20th century, John…

Supervisors Approve First-Ever Placer County Sustainability Plan

AUBURN, Calif. — The Placer County Board of Supervisors yesterday approved the first-ever Placer County Sustainability Plan – a road map to meet California’s greenhouse gas emission reduction goals and reduce the county’s vulnerability to climate risks like worsening wildfire severity. The plan is designed to mitigate and avoid GHG emissions associated with county operations…

New Year, New Tahoe Living With Fire Website

Providing Improved Access to Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Resources and the Lake Tahoe Prescribed Fire Map New Year, New Tahoe Living With Fire Website to improve the user experience and information accessibility. Tahoe Resource Conservation District (Tahoe RCD) and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension collaboratively redesigned and updated the Tahoe Living With Fire website…

New Shoreline Applications Available

New Shoreline Applications Available The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency has released a series of updated permit applications for shorezone projects and activities under the recently-adopted Shoreline Plan that is taking effect this year. Shorezone applications now available online include: Express Check applications for expedited TRPA review of in-kind shorezone structure reconstructions Declarations for exempt and…

Kings Beach State Recreation Area Final Environmental Impact Report

California State Parks released the Final EIR/EIS which includes responses to comments submitted on the Draft EIR/EIS (see Chapter 2). After receiving comments, revisions were compiled into a Kings Beach State Recreation Area Preliminary General Plan Revision and Final Environmental Impact Report/Kings Beach Pier Rebuild Project Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement. Final EIR/EIS for…

Kings Beach State Recreation Area Tour & Meeting with California State Parks

California State Parks Commission Tour & Meeting at Kings Beach State Recreation Area The State Park and Recreation Commission will conduct a tour on October 18, 2018 and will meet on October 19, 2018 to consider: The Final Environmental Impact Report and approval of, the Kings Beach State Recreation Area (SRA) General Plan and Kings Beach Pier…

Tahoe Transportation Demand Management Survey

Placer County is in the process of developing Transportation Demand Management (TDM) strategies to implement transportation management-related goals and policies adopted in the Tahoe Basin Area Plan. Placer County staff, along with representatives from the consulting firm of Nelson Nygaard, are seeking input from community members about top opportunities for TDM implementation in the region.…