Summer 2018 Issue of Tahoe In Depth Available

Stateline, Nevada – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) has published the summer 2018 edition of Tahoe In Depth. The award-winning newspaper, in its sixth year of publication, strives to provide residents, visitors, and policymakers with information about protecting, enjoying, and exploring the Lake Tahoe Basin.

The summer 2018 edition includes a special report on 10 years of fighting aquatic invasive species at Lake Tahoe, as well as the 10th anniversary of the watercraft inspection program that has successfully prevented any new introductions of aquatic invasive species over the last decade. Stories in the issue include:

10 years of success battling invasive species
Boat inspections critical in fight against aquatic invasive species
Tahoe marinas tackling invasive weeds
TRPA, boat builders collaborating on new designs
Community plays key role in defeating invaders
Project aims to reduce Mysis shrimp numbers
Partners look to replicate weed-control success
Keys residents battling invaders on many fronts
Despite removal, weeds threaten to return
Forest Service screening non-motorized watercraft at National Forest sites
Lake Tahoe Shoreline Plan moves to decision
Development rights get overhaul
Nevada license plate program turns 20
How Lake Tahoe got its name
Treating Tahoe’s West Shore trees
Safer in Skyland: Community leaders, new program improving wildfire preparedness
Big Year as birdwatchers in the Tahoe Basin keep their eyes on the skies

TRPA published this edition of Tahoe In Depth with significant contributions from many local, state, federal, nonprofit, and community partners. The newspaper is mailed to everyone homeowner in the Tahoe Basin and is available at distribution points around the lake and online at

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency leads the cooperative effort to preserve, restore, and enhance the unique natural and human environment of the Lake Tahoe Region, while improving local communities, and people’s interactions with our irreplaceable environment. For additional information, contact Tom Lotshaw, Public Information Officer, at (775) 589-5278.