Category: Press Releases

CALL FOR PROJECTS – Lake Tahoe Science and Lake Improvement Account

Friday, July 7th, 2017

July 7, 2017  The Conservancy has initiated a Call For Projects to establish a priority list for funding available through the Lake Tahoe Science and Lake Improvement Account. Please see the Call for Projects and the Submittal Requirements to learn more about this opportunity. The submittal period will close as of MIDNIGHT, MONDAY, AUGUST 7, […]

Conservancy Board Approves Funding for West Shore Forest Health Projects

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Kings Beach, Calif. The California Tahoe Conservancy Board today authorized $414,074 to the California Department of Parks and Recreation for projects that improve forest health and reduce the risk of wildfire at Tahoe State Recreation Area and Ed Z’Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park. The funding is the first allocation of more than $6.8 million […]

Conservancy Board Approves Second Round of Grant Program, Aquatic Invasive Plant Project

Friday, April 7th, 2017

The California Tahoe Conservancy Board on March 16 made $3.6 million available for multi-benefit ecosystem and watershed protection projects. Grant applications for this second round of Proposition 1 funding are due April 28, 2017. Click here to view the entire press release.

Van Sickle Bi-State Park Recognized as a “Must Visit” Destination

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Exciting news! Van Sickle Bi-State Park has been selected as a “must visit” destination in South Lake Tahoe by FlipKey, a TripAdvisor company. The designation is based on industry research and traveler feedback. The Bi-State Park is also featured in an article, 8 Beautiful Little Lake Towns Across America. Click here to read the article! More […]

New Date Set for Public Meeting on Preferred Alternative Site Design for Kings Beach State Recreation Area

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) and the California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy) are holding a public meeting to solicit comments on an effort to upgrade recreational facilities at Kings Beach State Recreation Area (Kings Beach SRA). The original date, scheduled for Wednesday, January 18, 2017, has been rescheduled to February […]

Conservancy to Begin Prescribed Fire Operations Dec. 5, 2016

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

The Tahoe Conservancy will begin prescribed fire operations on Monday, December 5th, 2016 in the Tahoe Paradise area of El Dorado County, weather permitting. Specifically, planned ignitions of slash piles will occur west of Boren and Ponca Streets. During this time, smoke may be visible from Tahoe Paradise, Pioneer Trail, and the South Lake Tahoe Airport. For more […]