Caltrans And Fish And Wildlife Urge Motorists To Be Alert During Watch Out For Wildlife Week

Caltrans And Fish And Wildlife Urge Motorists To Be Alert During  Watch Out For Wildlife Week

Sacramento, Ca…Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) remind motorists to remain alert for wildlife on roadways during Watch Out for Wildlife Week, which runs September 18-24. “We urge motorists to remain alert and be cautious when traveling through wildlife areas, so our roadways will remain as safe as possible,” said Caltrans […]

Senate Passes Lake Tahoe Restoration Act

Senate Passes Lake Tahoe Restoration Act

Stateline, NV… The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed its $415 million version of the Lake Tahoe Restoration Act as part of a vote to adopt the $10 billion Water Resources Development Act of 2016, a national water infrastructure bill for the next two years. The measures cleared the Senate with a 95-3 vote. This milestone marks […]

Public Meeting Held In Durango On EPA Caused Mine Water Release

Public Meeting Held In Durango On EPA Caused Mine Water Release

Durango, CO…There was a live-streamed public meeting on August 9, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at Miller Middle School Auditorium, 2608 Junction Street, Durango. On August 5, 2015, an EPA team working to investigate and address contamination at the Gold King Mine in San Juan County, Colorado, unexpectedly triggered a large release of mine waste water […]

Clean Energy Program Available

Clean Energy Program Available

South Lake Tahoe, CA  – Commercial properties in South Lake Tahoe have a new program they can access to improve the energy and water efficiency of their property through a Clean Energy Program.   Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing model allows property owners to borrow money, usually on a 20-year term, and repay it with […]

Post restoration work begins on Angora Creek

Post restoration work begins on Angora Creek

South Lake Tahoe, Calif.  –The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will begin post Angora Fire restoration work on Angora Creek this week.  The project will enhance approximately two miles of tributary stream channel pools, through strategic placement of downed logs to prevent future channel erosion and improve aquatic habitat for fish and amphibians. Project work […]

South Shore Fuels Reduction Work Continues

South Shore Fuels Reduction Work Continues

South Lake Tahoe, Ca  –Thinning of trees for fuels reduction and forest health will continue next week on approximately 170 acres of National Forest System lands on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe.  Beginning Monday, July 28, 2014, thinning will take place off of North Upper Truckee Road near West San Bernardino Avenue, Pioneer Trail northwest […]

Red Cross Urges Safety and Preparedness as Busy, Drought-Fueled Wildfire Season Continues

Red Cross Urges Safety and Preparedness as Busy, Drought-Fueled Wildfire Season Continues

SACRAMENTO, Ca – As California continues to endure an historic drought, summer heat and exceptionally dry conditions have given way to numerous wildfires throughout the state. In the Capital Region, firefighters continue to battle the Bully Fire in Shasta County, which has burned more than 8,700 acres.   Red Cross volunteers are currently operating an evacuation […]

Quagga Mussels and Snails Stopped From Entering Lake Tahoe

Quagga Mussels and Snails Stopped From Entering Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV— The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) announced the interception yesterday by Tahoe Resource Conservation District (Tahoe RCD) watercraft inspectors of a boat with quagga mussels and an unidentified snail species hiding in the anchor locker. The boat, coming from Lake Mead, a known quagga-infested water body, was inspected at the Spooner Summit […]