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Input Wanted on Meeks Bay Restoration

The USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is reaching out to both the general community and fellow agencies to seek input on the environmental review of the Meeks Bay Restoration Project. The goal is to return the area into a more natural state while still accommodating recreation.

(June 9, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report
Updated Recreation Ordinance Goes Into Effect

The Incline Village General Improvement District passed Ordinance 7, which goes into effect June 1. The ordinance updates rates, rules and regulations for recreation privileges in an attempt to prevent Incline Village beach crowding and environmental abuse.

(June 1, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report

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Traveling Tahoe’s Trails: What You Need Before You Go

Our region is blessed with hundreds of miles of trails that snake through deep forests, cross mountain streams and climb over smooth granite to beautiful views of Lake Tahoe. But these trails we love are now inundated with visitors. If …

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Tahoe Family Fun Guide | Summer 2022

Favorite family-friendly Tahoe beaches By Michelle Allen & Katherine E. Hill Make the most of the beach season in the Tahoe Sierra and plan to while away the summer days at one of our sandy or rocky beaches. Pack a …

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Tahoe’s wildflower wonders: Favorite spots to explore this summer

The smoke from last summer’s wildfires is long gone. We put on our trail shoes and we are ready to breathe in that cool, clean mountain air that we love so much. We’re ready to surround ourselves with the endorphin-inducing …

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15th Annual Ultimate Tahoe Summer Bucket List | 2022

What are your favorite things to do in Tahoe? That’s the question – posed countless times to me – that spurred my first Bucket List 15 years ago. After more than two decades covering the Tahoe Sierra for several media …

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Tim’s Top 10 Spring outings

Ah, April, the in-between month. Ski season is winding down, but there is still not a lot of bare dirt popping up waiting for exploration. So, I thought I’d rack my brain to come up with 10 fun outdoor things …

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Spring wine outings

Wine and wildflowers make a great spring pairing only a short drive from the shores of Lake Tahoe. Heading to Sierra Foothill wine country has long been a favorite spring outing for my friends and I that was put on …

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Snowshoe treks educate, inspire

It's a sunny, crisp, cold winter morning when Tahoe Weekly Publisher Katherine Hill and I set out to learn more about lake hydrology and human’s impacts on it. The snowshoe outing is a joint partnership Tahoe Institute of Natural Science …

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Truckee Springs grows to 67 acres

The California Wildlife Conservation Board recently voted to transfer 41 acres next to the 26-acre Truckee Springs parcel in downtown Truckee to Truckee Donner Land Trust to preserve as open space, according to the Trust. Truckee Springs is now 67 …

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Tahoe snowmobile plans draw criticism

I wasn’t surprised when the updated over-snow vehicle (OSV) plan released by the U.S. Forest Service’s Stanislaus National Forest led to a lawsuit by several snowmobile groups. After all, it took a 2011 lawsuit to force Forest Districts around the …

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Snowmobile access plan faces lawsuit: More regional OSV plans to be released

In spite of legal pushback on changes to snowmobile access, national forest districts in the Tahoe Sierra are moving forward with updated over-snow vehicle (OSV) management plans this year. The Tahoe Sierra encompasses portions of six Forest Service Districts – …

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