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Forest after the Caldor Fire

Evacuated Conservancy employees are returning home, allowing our operations to resume. We share the profound gratitude expressed by so many to the firefighters and public safety personnel who protected our community. We look forward to helping our region recover. Read more in this special update. 

Proposition 1

In light of disruptions caused by the Caldor Fire, the California Tahoe Conservancy is extending the deadline for Round 4 of the Conservancy’s Proposition 1 Grant Program. Applications are now due Friday, October 15, 2021.

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California Tahoe Conservancy

Update: With area evacuation orders downgraded or ended, Conservancy operations have resumed. The Conservancy office remains closed because of COVID-19 to protect the public health and Conservancy staff. All services...

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California Tahoe Conservancy

Update: All temporary closures ended on Friday, September 17, 2021. ---------August 23, 2021---The California Tahoe Conservancy is joining with Lake Tahoe Basin partners in temporarily closing some of its recreation sites...

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Tamarack Fire

Wildfire Near Lake Tahoe Shows We Must Adapt How We Care for Our Lands — and Quickly Fire officials recently allowed my family to return to our home in Markleeville...

Lake Tahoe

With unseasonably warm weather, it is starting to feel like summer at Lake Tahoe. Along with our Lake Tahoe Basin partners, the Conservancy is preparing for what will likely be...

shoreline

Spring at Lake Tahoe can be full of sunshine and wildflowers emerging. Sometimes it can also bring a few more feet of snow. Across the west, drought conditions are returning,...

Lake Tahoe

How Is Climate Change Affecting Lake Tahoe, and How Are We Adapting?This story map highlights how climate change is expected to impact the Lake Tahoe Basin (Basin) in the coming...

Powderhouse

It’s winter, yet some of the Conservancy’s fieldwork continues—staff is able to conduct more prescribed burning when there is snow on the ground. Most of us, however, are thinking about...

Upper Truckee Marsh

The California Tahoe Conservancy's 2020 Annual Report is now available online as a story map. Learn more about the Conservancy's accomplishments last year towards its strategic plan goals: Stewarding Conservancy...

In 2020, the Conservancy continued improving forest health on its lands along Dollar Creek in north Lake Tahoe. The Conservancy is restoring forest resilience and protecting adjacent neighborhoods by thinning...

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Emerald Bay

Snow is on the mountains and the Conservancy is moving from the field season to winter operations. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I want to acknowledge everyone who has helped...

Van Sickle Bi-State Park

Park grounds remain open during winterSouth Lake Tahoe, Calif.– The California Tahoe Conservancy announces that the gates to Van Sickle Bi-State Park have closed for the winter season. Although roads...

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Aspens

The aspens leaves are gold and nights have turned cold at Lake Tahoe. As the season turns, it highlights the many changes we have faced over the year: our lives...

Lake Tahoe

2020 Lake Tahoe Summit Updates | Story MapThe theme of the 2020 Lake Tahoe Summit is Resilient Tahoe. To the California Tahoe Conservancy, a Resilient Tahoe means a clear and...

September 14 Update: The Conservancy has announced an intention to award this contract to S. Groner Associates. -------------------------------------August 24 Update: See below for questions the Conservancy has received and the Conservancy's...

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Upper Truckee Marsh at Lake Tahoe

Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, host of the 2020 Lake Tahoe Summit, has set resilience as this year’s summit theme. Despite so many changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Conservancy staff...

Housing Solutions at the Y

Related California and St. Joseph Community Land Trust to Build Affordable Housing under Governor’s Executive OrderSouth Lake Tahoe, Calif.—The California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy) announced today a major milestone in realizing...

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Upper Truckee Marsh at Lake Tahoe

Like so many others, the Conservancy has operated remotely since March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite that, this recent time has been a surprisingly productive period for our...

Upper Truckee Marsh

Upper Truckee River Marsh Project A Legacy of Ill-planned Tahoe Keys DevelopmentSouth Lake Tahoe, Calif.—The California Tahoe Conservancy announced today that construction has begun on restoring the Upper Truckee River...

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Upper Truckee River

Despite unprecedented challenges, the California Tahoe Conservancy’s work moves forward.Almost everything has changed. Like so many, all Conservancy staff now work remotely. Their health, and the health of the community,...

Lake Tahoe

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:Stewarding Conservancy Lands...

Stateline, Nev.—The California Tahoe Conservancy, South Tahoe Public Utility District, Tahoe Transportation District, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, and their partners invite community members to a public meeting about climate change...

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Lake Tahoe Basin

With snow covering the Lake Tahoe Basin, winter provides time for the Conservancy to plan ahead. Governor Gavin Newsom has addressed two key issues for Lake Tahoe in his recently...

Lake Tahoe

The California Tahoe Conservancy has completed the first of two projects to restore forest health and combat climate change on Conservancy land along Dollar Creek in Placer County.

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The Conservancy provides grants for a wide variety of projects throughout the Lake Tahoe Basin (Basin), including those identified in the Environmental Improvement Program (EIP). Such grants are a primary...

Lake Tahoe

As we near the holidays, we have much to be thankful for at the Conservancy. We’re grateful to our partners, our staff, and all who we worked with this past...

Upper Truckee River

Tahoe has had its first snow, and our staff, crews, and contractors are working hard to finish this season’s projects. Last month, we welcomed new governors for both California and...

November 12, 2019Contract #CTA 19 002 | PDF RemediationNotice of Intent to Award ContractNotice is hereby given that the California Tahoe Conservancy intends to award this contract to:Technology Crest Corporation2377 Gold...

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We are deep into summer and Lake Tahoe remains full to its brim. High lake levels make for smaller beaches, and I want to thank our staff and crews for...

Peregrine falcon

A pair of peregrine falcons is nesting at Eagle Rock along a commonly used rock climbing route. The California Tahoe Conservancy asks rock climbers to please not climb on Eagle...

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The California Tahoe Conservancy's stakeholder survey has ended. Thank you to everyone who participated. 

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It wouldn’t be May at Lake Tahoe without a little snow. Despite that, for the Conservancy this time of year kicks off the field season for restoration efforts large and...

Please join the California Tahoe Conservancy for a meeting to learn about and help contribute to the Greater Upper Truckee River Watershed Synthesis.LogisticsDate: Thursday, June 27Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.Location: Hotel Azure,...

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Van Sickle Bi-State Park

The Nevada Division of State Parks and the California Tahoe Conservancy want your feedback! This bi-state partnership is updating the vision plan for Van Sickle Bi-State Park and welcomes your...

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South Tahoe Asset Lands

The California Tahoe Conservancy Board will consider a recommendation at the September 15, 2016 Board meeting to authorize pre-sale activities on four previously designated, Conservancy-owned asset land parcels in the...

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