Category: Forestry Program

‘Tis the Prescribed Burn Season, Wildfire protection a year-round effort

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

‘TIS THE PRESCRIBED BURN SEASON Wildfire protection a year-round effort Contact(s): Victoria Ortiz, (530) 307-0956, California Tahoe Conservancy Lisa Herron, (530) 543-2815, U.S. Forest Service, LTBMU   South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – You’ve walked by them, biked past them, and maybe even seen them on empty lots – what are those random piles of wood? […]

Forest Service Awards $26,000 for Meyers Forest Health Project

Friday, September 12th, 2014

Forest Service Awards $26,000 for Meyers Forest Health Project – Interagency Effort Saves Time and Resources South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – The Forest Service announced today a $26,000 grant to Lake Valley Fire Protection District (LVFPD) to reduce wildfire risk in Meyers. LVFPD will clear brush and hazard trees on a 6.5 acre California Tahoe […]

July e-Newsletter Now Available

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Our next Board meeting is July 17 at Lake Tahoe Community College at 9:30am. Click here to learn more about Tahoe Pines Campground, major Conservancy-funded projects moving forward this summer, and other Conservancy news.

Conservancy Offers Free Firewood

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Conservancy Offers Free Firewood –  Up to Two Cords Available Per Permit South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – July 8, 2014 – The California Tahoe Conservancy is offering free permits for up to two cords of wood as part of their Community Firewood Program. More than 170 people have already picked up a 90-day permit, typically […]

Wildfire Safety Expo – June 21, 12-3pm

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

The threat of wildfire is extremely high this fire season due to record drought conditions in the West. Local agencies are coming together and hosting a Wildfire Safety Expo on Saturday, June 21st from noon to 3pm at the TJ Maxx parking lot located at the “Y” where Highways 50 and 89 intersect.

Conservancy to Burn Piles on South and West Shores

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, California – December 2, 2013 – Beginning in December and continuing through spring 2014, the California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy) will be burning slash piles generated by 90 acres of forest fuel reduction activities adjacent to several communities. These operations are part of the Conservancy’s ongoing Forestry Program to promote forest health by […]