Tag Archives: Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team

Fire Adapted Communities Emerge in Tahoe

Evan Osgood, the Fire Adapted Communities Program Coordinator with the Tahoe Resource Conservation District, provided this great article  – The Tahoe Network of Fire Adapted Communities (Tahoe Network) continues to educate and empower Tahoe residents in its second year of operation. … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Basin Fall Prescribed Fire Program to Begin

The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT), which includes local, state and federal fire and land management agencies in the Lake Tahoe Basin, will begin their fall prescribed fire program in early October, weather permitting. “The forests in the Lake … Continue reading

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Fire Danger Rating System and Red Flag Warning – Differences and Criteria

Thank you to CAL FIRE for providing this important information on behalf of the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team: As we drive through the State and National Forests we have all seen the Smokey Bear Fire Danger Rating Signs.  What … Continue reading

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June Marks the 10th Anniversary of the Angora Fire

Thanks to Lisa Herron, USFS-Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit on behalf of the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team for this article: On June 24, 2007, embers from an illegal and abandoned campfire ignited the most destructive fire in the history … Continue reading

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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

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