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June is Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Month

The snow is melting, water is flowing, and wildfire fuels are growing.  Despite all the moisture, the wildfire threat remains a concern.  Preparing your home and community now is more important than ever.  June is “Wildfire Awareness Month” in the … Continue reading

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Prepare for Wildfire Season by Creating Defensible Space

If you live in the Tahoe Basin, here is some good information for you, provided by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team – With summer here and wildfires burning in the Sierra Nevada, people … Continue reading

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Creating a Fire Adapted Community Network at Lake Tahoe

Marybeth Donahoe and the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team has some exciting information to share:  The Tahoe Resource Conservation District (Tahoe RCD), together with program partners including the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and members of the … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Month

With record drought conditions in the West, preparing your home for wildfire is more important than ever.  June has been designated “Wildfire Awareness Month” in the Lake Tahoe Basin.  This year’s theme is “Improve Your Odds. Prepare for Wildfire”, with … Continue reading

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Make a Plan, Assemble a Kit, Stay Informed!

Here is some great advice from Aaron Kenneston,Washoe County Emergency Manager : When a wildland fire occurs, will you be ready?  Preparedness begins by making a plan for your home and business. Consider the local hazards and what you can do … Continue reading

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