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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Monument Pass Ride

Flyer for the Monument Pass Bike Ride on October 12, 2014

The grand opening of the Monument Pass Trail will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2014, at Bijou Community Park in South Lake Tahoe beginning at 9 a.m. Ride the trail with the USFS trail crews and enjoy a post ride BBQ. For more information, visit www.tamba.org.


Fall Color in the Lake Tahoe Basin

An outbuilding sits among golden aspen.

Fall has officially begun and the change is evident in the LT Basin. Follow the link above for information on viewing locations, photos and a link to the National Fall color website. 


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Forest Service gets to the heart of wildland firefighters

A crew of wildland firefighters begins their trek into a fire.

A seven-minute video, “The Heart of a Firefighter,” takes viewers close to being as firefighter through a small screen. Follow link above to watch video and read more.

Forest Service opts to restore wetlands, remove Incline Lake Dam

Crew members walk across Incline Dam spillway

A decision to restore wetlands and remove the dam at the site of the former Incline Lake was issued in early September 2014. Visit the link above to read more.

 




Annual salmon migration continues on Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

A male sockeye swims in Alaska’s Steep Creek on the Tongass National Forest.

Since the second week in July, locals and visitors alike have enjoyed the sockeye salmon migration. Follow the link above to read more.

RESTORE Episode 14: Marijuana Grows and Restoration

Color graphic of the Restore Logo.

Marijuana growing on our national forests causes significant harm to the land, water and animals. Visit the link above to watch the video.



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