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We recently commemorated the 10-year anniversary of the devastating Angora Fire.  This is an important time to look back on the positive changes that have occurred in those 10 years, and continue to this day. Below are links to a handout containing information about the Angora Fire and lessons learned, along with the updated accomplishments and priorities report from the bi-state commission formed after the Angora Fire.

 

 

 

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June Marks the 10th Anniversary of the Angora Fire

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June is Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Month

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2017 Fire Season Outlook

Tia Rancourt, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, provided this information on behalf of the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team – With one of the biggest winters we have experienced in years and the snowpack level at 200-300% of normal, … Continue reading

Widespread Prescribed Fire Operations Continue

An update from the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team – North Lake Tahoe and Tahoe Douglas fire protection districts, California State Parks, and the U.S. Forest Service may continue prescribed fire operations next week beginning May 1, 2017.  If conditions … Continue reading

Agencies Continue Prescribed Fire Operations at Lake Tahoe

Weather and conditions permitting, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District, California State Parks and the U.S. Forest Service may continue prescribed fire operations beginning April 3, 2017.  Operations may take place near Tahoe City, Glenbrook, Round Hill, Kingsbury Grade, and Meyers.  … Continue reading