California Natural Resources Secretary Wade Crowfoot and California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy) Board Chair Brooke Laine.
Michael Dettinger, Research Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, presents new findings on the growing
impacts of climate change in the Lake
Tahoe Basin (Basin).
Geoffrey Schladow, Professor, University of California at Davis, presents an overview of how climate change is affecting Lake Tahoe’s clarity and ecology.
Dorian Fougères, the Conservancy’s Chief of Natural Resources, presents on how the Conservancy and its partners are responding to those impacts through its Climate Adaptation Action Plan and other efforts.
Patrick Wright, the Conservancy’s Executive Director, speaks about the Basin’s emerging Forest Health Action Plan and the Lake Tahoe West and Tahoe-Central Sierra large landscape collaborative
Jeff Marsolais, Forest Supervisor, U.S. Forest Service, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, and Conservancy Board member, speaks about federal priorities in the Basin and opportunities to increase forest health management efficiency.
Patricia Manley, Supervisory Biological Scientist and Program Manager, U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, discusses science investments in support of increased pace and scale of restoration.
Panelists discuss forest health and fire protection
Panelist Angela Avery (center), Executive Officer, Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) discussed collaboration between SNC and the Tahoe Conservancy, joined by fellow panelists Susan Britting, Executive Director of Sierra Forest Legacy and Jennifer Eberlien, Deputy Regional Forester, U.S. Forest Service, Pacific
Sue Novasel, California Tahoe Conservancy Board Member representing El Dorado County, presents on the Basin’s workforce housing and sustainable development challenges.
Patrick Wright presents the Conservancy’s efforts to make its lands, development rights,
and acquisition funds available to help meet regional and State housing and land use planning priorities.
Panelists Jonathan Heim, Asset Enhancement, California Department of General Services Real Estate Services Division and Asset Management Branch, Louise Bedsworth, Executive Director, Strategic Growth Council, and Bill Yeates, Chair, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, participate in the Sustainable Communities session.
Sustainable Growth panel discussion
Conservancy Board members Karen Finn and Jeff Marsolais contribute to the Sustainable Communities panel discussion