Category: Press Releases

Tahoe Conservancy seeks public comment on improving accessibility at recreation sites

Friday, December 14th, 2018

South Lake Tahoe, Calif.—The California Tahoe Conservancy today kicked off public comment on a draft plan to improve access for people with disabilities at five Conservancy-owned recreation sites. “Recreation and public access have always been a core priority for the Conservancy,” said Conservancy Board Chair Brooke Laine. “We’re anxious to explore how we can improve […]

Seasonal Closure of Van Sickle Bi-State Park Facilities

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Park grounds remain open during winter South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – October 31, 2018 – The California Tahoe Conservancy announces that the gates to Van Sickle Bi-State Park (Park) are closed for the winter season. The grounds remain open year-round. The 725-acre Park provides opportunities for short day use outings, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or just […]

California Tahoe Conservancy Accepts $2.3 Million from CAL FIRE to Reduce Wildfire Risk at Lake Tahoe

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – October 11, 2018 – The California Tahoe Conservancy Board today accepted a $2.3 million grant from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) to fund high-priority forest health projects designed to combat climate change and reduce the risk of wildfires. “The Conservancy is excited to use these […]

California Tahoe Conservancy receives $1.7 million to restore the Upper Truckee Marsh

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – September 13, 2018 – The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has awarded $1,700,066 to the California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy) to help fund the restoration of the Upper Truckee Marsh, the largest remaining wetland in the Sierra Nevada. “This is exciting news for one of the most important environmental restoration […]

Conservancy Approves Residential Development Sale for Kings Beach Condos

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Kings Beach, Calif. – June 22, 2018 – The California Tahoe Conservancy Board yesterday approved the sale and transfer of up to two residential development rights for use in the Kings Beach Town Center. The rights will be used by Wood Vista Lodge, LLC to transform an old, dilapidated motel into condominiums. The sale consolidates development rights into a more […]

Kings Beach State Recreation Area General Plan Released for Public Comment

Friday, May 4th, 2018

NORTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – California State Parks and the California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy) seek public input on the future of Kings Beach State Recreation Area (Kings Beach SRA). Over the next 20 years, the public entities would like to add new facilities such as an outdoor event stage, lakeside promenade and small administration building. […]