The Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is located in the east central part of California.
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Welcome to the Lake Tahoe Basin Mgmt Unit!

[Graphic]: Depicts the location of the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit in the state of California.Over 78% of the area around the lake is public land managed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service.  Totaling over 150,000 acres, this land includes beaches, hiking and biking trails, wilderness, historic estates and developed recreation areas such as campgrounds and riding stables.  The forest is managed to provide access for the public and to protect the natural resources of the area.  We hope you will join us in ensuring that the lake and surrounding lands Read More

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Winter Recreation Travel Management

Panoramic view of backcountry on the south end of the Lake Tahoe Basin near Christmas Valley.

The Forest Service is accepting comments on the upcoming Winter Travel Management plan, which will update the current Snowmobile Guide and take a comprehensive look at access, parking and motorized and non-motorized winter recreation. Comments are most helpful if received by May 2, 2016. For more information, follow the link above. 

 


Forest Service seeks input on West Shore fuels reduction project

The Forest Service is seeking public comment on a proposal to reduce hazardous fuels on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe. The West Shore Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Hazardous Fuels Reduction and Forest Health Project would treat approximately 4,875 acres extending from Emerald Bay to Burton Creek State Park. Comments are most helpful if received by May 11, 2016. Follow the link above to read more.


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Spotlights

Comments due on draft EA for management of roads, trail and facilities

The Forest Service is seeking comments on the management and use of existing roads, trails and facilities located in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Follow the link above to read more. 

Comments due on draft EA for of Burke Creek Highway 50 Project

The Forest Service is seeking input on a draft EA for the Burke Creek Highway 50 Crossing and Realignment Project, Phases I and II.  Follow the link above to read more.

 




Washington DC Live Bald Eagle Nest Cam

In 2014, a pair of mated Bald Eagles chose a nest site at the US National Arboretum in Washington DC. Follow the link above to view the nest cam, 24 hours a day.

Tree Mortality in the Sierra Nevada

Tree Mortality at Bass Lake, Bass Lake Ranger District, Sierra National Forest

Tree mortality in the Sierra Nevada has reached an alarming level. To learn more, visit the Pacific Southwest Region website listed above.



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