Tahoe Resource Conservation District Seeks New Board Member

South Lake Tahoe, CA – South Lake Tahoe-based environmental organization Tahoe Resource Conservation District (Tahoe RCD) is seeking one new board member to serve on its five-person Board of Directors.

New board members, appointed by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, will serve a voluntary, four-year term. Interested applicants are required to reside or own property in the Lake Tahoe Basin in either Placer or El Dorado County and are asked to submit a letter of interest along with a county committee application to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors by September 30th, 2011 to be eligible for consideration.

El Dorado County Committee Applications and Board of Supervisors’ contact information are available online at www.co.el-dorado.ca.us or by contacting the Tahoe Resource Conservation District.

”Tahoe RCD plays a vital role in preserving and restoring natural resources in the Lake Tahoe Basin,” said Director Dave Roberts. “We rely heavily on our Board to help direct our efforts and connect us with resources, stakeholders and current issues within the community.”

More information about Tahoe RCD and its programs is available on its website: TahoeRCD.org.

About Tahoe Resource Conservation District (Tahoe RCD)

Tahoe RCD’s mission is to promote the conservation and improvement of the Lake Tahoe Basin’s soil, water, and related natural resources by providing leadership, information, programs, and technical assistance to all land managers, owners, organizations, and residents. Tahoe RCD is a non-regulatory, grant funded, public agency that works with a variety of partner agencies to implement programs and outreach, which currently focus on erosion control, runoff infiltration, terrestrial and aquatic invasive species control, and conservation landscaping.