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Trails and Vistas facilitates events in nature for people of all ages to promote an appreciation of the arts and environmental stewardship. The group aims to create relationships between artists, attendees and the community.

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Water Conservation Efforts Issued for Georgetown

The State Water Resources Control Board has issued emergency water conservation regulations in Georgetown, Cool and surrounding areas. The district will join a statewide coalition of urban water suppliers to provide further input.

(June 20, 2022) → Read the full Mountain Democrat report
Clean Up the Lake Completes 72-Mile Tahoe Cleanup

The Clean Up the Lake scuba dive team has finished its work of recovering submerged litter around all 72 miles of Lake Tahoe’s shoreline. In total, the dive team collected 24,797 pieces of litter.

(May 10, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report

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Image caption: Artist's rendering of the Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Crossing, which will be the largest in the world.
The Bridge to Coexistence

The Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Crossing, which will help pumas in the Santa Monica Mountains cross 10 lanes of Highway 101, will be the largest in the world.


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Compost at Food Bank Garden

Slow Lake Food Tahoe will open the Food Bank Garden on June 1 for daily compost drop-off open 24 hours per day. Compost donations will also be accepted at the Truckee Certified Farmers Market on Tuesdays between 8 a.m. and …


Image caption: Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant in San Luis Obispo County, California.
Nuclear Power in California: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

California may soon shut down its last nuclear power plant, but Gov. Gavin Newsom who once championed the closure has had a change of heart. Federal funds may now keep the plant running.


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Help Save Our Snow: Tahoe’s snowpack threatened by climate change

STORY BY UC DAVIS TERC The UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC) has partnered with Palisades Tahoe and Protect Our Winters on an educational campaign to increase public awareness and understanding of the negative effects of climate change to …


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Tahoe trampled by trash: Broken sleds, illegal parking problems persist

On a recent cross-country ski at Prosser Reservoir, a popular area for recreating, a friend and I found ourselves at the top of the hill overlooking the frozen reservoir. The ground was littered with tiny pieces of plastic wrappers blowing …


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Tahoe Gives Back in TTCF’s Biggest Fundraiser Yet

2021 saw the biggest single day of fundraising in the history of Give Back Tahoe, launched by the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation in 2014.


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New food compost site opens

Keep Truckee Green has added a food compost bin at Mountain Hardware on Donner Pass Road for food scraps only. The food compost bin is open year-round in the rear parking lot off Forest Lane. Bins are also available year-round …


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A Modern-Day Noah’s Ark

LA Times staff writer Louis Sahagun reports from the front lines of the battle to preserve California’s most endangered species.


Image caption: Salt is a key ingredient to maintaining safe roads in snowy climes.
Putting Tahoe on a Low-Salt Diet

Comstock’s reporter Jennifer Junghans learns about some innovative solutions to the problem of ice on winter roads.


Image caption: RCDs look after the land, whether it’s used for grazing, growing, or getting out into nature.
California Dirt

What do resource conservation districts protect? Pretty much everything that’s worth saving.


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