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Widespread prescribed fire operations continue in Tahoe Basin

October 31st, 2018

October 31, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: U.S. Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – California State Parks, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District and the U.S. Forest Service will continue prescribed fire operations over the next several weeks in multiple locations around Lake Tahoe. Operations may take place near Glenbrook on […]

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October 2018 Newsletter

October 30th, 2018

Tahoe Network of Fire Adapted Communities Newsletter – October 2018

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TRPA recognizes 9 Lake Tahoe projects for Best of the Basin awards

October 24th, 2018

STATELINE, Nev. – Nine projects were honored as “Best in the Basin” Wednesday during the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) board meeting. For 28 years TRPA’s program has showcased projects around the lake that demonstrate exceptional planning, implementation, and compatibility with Tahoe’s natural environment and communities. The Best in Basin award winners: Angora Ridge and […]

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Prescribed fire operations today on Tahoe’s West and South Shores

October 17th, 2018

October 17, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: U.S. Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Weather and conditions permitting, California State Parks and the U.S. Forest Service may conduct prescribed fire operations in Sugar Pine Point State Park on the West Shore and near Twin Peaks on the South Shore beginning […]

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Agencies to begin Lake Tahoe fall prescribed fire program

October 10th, 2018

October 10, 2018 For Immediate Release Agencies to begin Lake Tahoe fall prescribed fire program Contact: U.S. Forest Service, Lisa Herron (530) 543-2815 SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The Lake Tahoe Basin Fall Prescribed Fire Program will begin as early as this week under the management of the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team, which includes […]

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Tahoe Network of Fire Adapted Communities: Helping residents and visitors prepare for wildfire

July 18th, 2018

Wildfires have been raging through the United Sates in 2018, with California having its worst fire year in over 10 years and Nevada currently recovering from the largest single fire in its history. With increased temperatures, low humidity, and large fuel loads of dead shrubs, brush, and trees left behind from the 2012-2017 drought, it […]

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Tips for Fire Prevention This Summer at Lake Tahoe

June 25th, 2018

Summer officially arrived yesterday and recreational activities are in full swing in the Tahoe Basin.  The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) would like to take this opportunity to remind visitors and residents that wildfires pose a serious threat to Lake Tahoe neighborhoods and communities and we need help to prevent any unwanted fires this […]

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