Restoring the Upper Truckee Marsh

The California Tahoe Conservancy plans to restore the complex and unique ecology of the Upper Truckee Marsh. The Conservancy will redirect the Upper Truckee River flows through a historical network of channels through the Marsh.

Managing Conservancy Lands

The California Tahoe Conservancy manages its 4,700 properties as part of its mission to lead California’s efforts to restore and enhance the extraordinary natural and recreational resources of the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Welcome to the California Tahoe Conservancy

The California Tahoe Conservancy is a State agency, established in 1985, with a mission to lead California’s efforts to restore and enhance the extraordinary natural and recreational resources of the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Signature Projects

Blackwood Creek

Lower Blackwood Creek Restoration

Blackwood Creek is also an important fishery; historically it supported Lahontan Cutthroat Trout and other native species.

Eagle Rock

Eagle Rock

The summit of Eagle Rock can now be reached in approximately 20 minutes using the new trail.

Van Sickle Bi-State Park

Van Sickle Bi-State Park

Van Sickle Bi-State Park represents a long held vision and partnership between the states of California and Nevada.

People visiting Lake Tahoe at Carnelian Bay

Carnelian Bay Lake Access East

One of the strengths of the Conservancy lies in its ability to accomplish multiple resource restoration and public access objectives.

Lake Tahoe shoreline

Lower West Side Restoration

Located at the mouth of the Upper Truckee River in the City of South Lake Tahoe, this project addressed 208 acres.

Upper Truckee Marsh

Upper Truckee Marsh Restoration

The California Tahoe Conservancy plans to restore the complex and unique ecology of the Upper Truckee Marsh.

California Tahoe Conservancy Lands

California Tahoe Conservancy Lands

The Conservancy owns and manages nearly 4,700 properties in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Covering more than 6,500 acres of land throughout the California side of the Basin, most parcels are smaller than 1/3 of an acre and are scattered throughout neighborhoods. Learn more about Conservancy land management

View a full-screen map of Conservancy lands. 

The Conservancy owns and manages nearly 4,700 properties in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Covering more than 6,500 acres of land throughout the California side of the Basin, most parcels are smaller than 1/3 of an acre and are scattered throughout neighborhoods. Learn more about Conservancy land management

View a full-screen map of Conservancy lands. 

Recent News Stories

The California Tahoe Conservancy's 2019 Annual Report is now available online as a story map. Learn more about the Conservancy's accomplishments last year towards its strategic plan goals:

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