Category: Press Releases

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

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 (see photos below). 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. […]

Kings Beach State Recreation Area documents available for comment (June 29 deadline)

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

KBSRA preliminary revised general plan and pier rebuild project DEIR/DEIS available for public review until June 29, 2018.   Click here for more information.

Conservancy Awards Over $3 million to El Dorado County

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Kings Beach, Calif. The California Tahoe Conservancy Board yesterday approved a $3.182 million grant to El Dorado County to build the next phase of the South Tahoe Greenway Shared Use Trail. The Conservancy completed construction of the first phase in October 2015, providing a .42-mile neighborhood connection between Glenwood Way and Herbert Avenue. Together with […]