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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 […]

Seasonal Closure of Van Sickle Bi-State Park Facilities

Monday, October 31st, 2016

The California Tahoe Conservancy announces that the gates to Van Sickle Bi-State Park will close after today, October 31, 2016 for the winter season. Although facilities at the Park are closed for the winter season, the grounds remain open year-round. Keep in mind that when parking lots and gates close, services such as water, restrooms […]

Additional Funding Secured for Johnson Meadow Acquisition

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) today announced the award of up to $4,000,000 in Proposition 1 funds to the Tahoe Resource Conservation District (Tahoe RCD) to partner with the California Tahoe Conservancy and the Tahoe Fund to seek acquisition of the Johnson Meadows Property located in South Lake Tahoe. The approximately 209-acre […]

Conservancy Begins Demolition, Restoration of Sawmill Parcel

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Demolition began this week on a dilapidated residential building located on sensitive land near the former site of historic Ethel’s Pie Shop in El Dorado County. The 1.05 acre parcel, acquired by the Conservancy under its Tahoe Livable Communities Program in December 2015, is located on Sawmill Road near US Highway 50 and the Upper […]

Conservancy Board Approves Restoration, Forestry, Watershed Planning Projects

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

The California Tahoe Conservancy Board today approved several projects to reduce fire risk in urban areas and improve water quality in two impaired watersheds. Click here to view the entire press release.

Seasonal Dog Closure at Upper Truckee Marsh Ends July 31

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

The California Tahoe Conservancy has announced the end of its annual seasonal dog closure at the Upper Truckee Marsh. The closure lasts annually from May 1 through July 31. The purpose of the closure is to keep dogs out of critical breeding habitat for special, threatened, and endangered species.  Click here to view the entire press […]