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Tahoe Conservancy Releases Draft Plan of Restoration Alternatives for the Upper Truckee Marsh
The 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 marsh, improve fish and wildlife habitat, and provide recreational opportunities. Click here to read the full article or here to see the Upper Truckee Marsh page.
Tahoe Conservancy Approves Major South Lake Land Deals and Policies
The Tahoe Conservancy approved several major land transactions and policies at its March Board meeting, 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 new set of guidelines to govern the sale of several surplus Conservancy lands. Click here to read more.
Tahoe Conservancy Board Approves Upper Truckee River Sunset Stables Restoration Project Negative Declaration
The Tahoe Conservancy approved the Upper Truckee River Sunset Stables Reach Restoration Project Negative Declaration at its March 2012 Board Meeting. The project will consist of the construction of 12,000 feet of new channel and is divided into two Reaches, 5 and 6. The Reach 5 portion will be constructed first and begin with the construction of Sunset Stables staging, stockpile facilities in 2012. Construction of access roads and the new channel in Reach 5 will occur in 2013 and 2014. After one year of vegetation establishment in 2015, the new channel will be activated by diversion of the river and the old channel filled in 2016, Final design and construction of the Reach 6 portion of the project will move forward once additional funding is obtained. Click to read the Initial Study/Negative Declaration or the Response to Comments.
Alta Mira Acquisition Option Approved
The Tahoe Conservancy Board approved an option to buy the Alta Mira building (3339 Lake Tahoe Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe, California) at its March 2012 meeting. Click to view the project profile.
Tahoe Conservancy Constructs New Trail to Eagle Rock
The California Tahoe Conservancy recently completed a new trail to the top of Eagle Rock, a popular landmark and hiking destination on Lake Tahoe’s West Shore, south of Tahoe City. Click to read the press release and view the project profile.
Conservancy Awards Grant for Al Tahoe 2 Erosion Control Project
The California Tahoe Conservancy today announced a $1,675,000 grant to the City of South Lake Tahoe to reduce polluted runoff from a portion of the Al Tahoe neighborhood. Click to read the press release and view the project profile.
Brockway Erosion Control Project Under Construction
The California Tahoe Conservancy today announced a $620,000 grant to Placer County to reduce polluted runoff from State Route 28 and the surrounding Brockway neighborhood. Click to read the press release and view the project profile.
California Tahoe Conservancy Unveils New Lake Tahoe License Plate
We’ve changed the look of the Tahoe license plate to better reflect the lake’s stunning beauty and highlight the need for ongoing protection of this valuable natural resource! Click here for more information and to order your Tahoe plate.