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Conservancy Lands Remain Protected

Friday, September 13th, 2013

By Patrick Wright, Executive Director, California Tahoe Conservancy (Published in the Sierra Sun on September 8, 2013) The Sierra Sun recently published a column from Ann Nichols (My Turn: CA Tahoe Conservancy Selling off Protected Lands?) sounding an alarm that the Tahoe Conservancy is on the verge of selling hundreds of environmentally sensitive parcels. In […]

Upper Truckee River Workshop

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

For information about the Upper Truckee Marsh Restoration Project, click here. Upper Truckee River: Although 63 streams enter Lake Tahoe, nearly 40% of the water is contributed by the Upper Truckee River (UTR) alone. The River drains one of the Basin’s largest and most impacted watersheds, discharging more than 2400 tons of sediment and nutrients […]

Upper Truckee River Workshop

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Tahoe Conservancy Hosts Free Upper Truckee River Workshop – Public Invited   South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – April 26, 2013 –The California Tahoe Conservancy is bringing together some of the nation’s top scientists this week for a workshop to discuss and evaluate an emerging interagency strategy to restore and protect the Upper Truckee River. Co-sponsors […]

Draft Plan to Restore Upper Truckee Marsh

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Tahoe Conservancy Releases Draft Plan to Restore Upper Truckee Marsh – Seeks Public Input South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – February 7, 2013 – The California Tahoe Conservancy released a draft plan today to restore the Upper Truckee Marsh, Tahoe’s largest remaining wetland. The plan includes five alternatives to restore the health of the 600 acre […]

CTC Approves Major South Lake Land Deals and Policies

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Lakefront Acquisition Would Expand El Dorado Beach SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, California – March 15, 2012 – The Tahoe Conservancy Board today approved several major land transactions and policies today, including an option to acquire a key lakefront property along Highway 50, an exchange of several properties with the City of South Lake Tahoe, and a […]

CTC Approves Signature South Lake Projects

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Bijou and Greenway Projects to Boost Lake Clarity, Eco-tourism SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – September 15, 2011 – The California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy) today awarded funding for two of South Lake Tahoe’s signature environmental and recreational projects: the Bijou Creek Watershed Project and the South Tahoe Greenway bike trail. “These projects are key elements of […]