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
Nature lovers can get a glimpse of salmon runs through a live streaming video. For the second year, the Forest Service is streaming from the bed of Juneau’s Steep Creek on the Tongass National Forest in Alaska. Visit the link above to read more and visit the Sockeye Salmon Cam for live video.
The Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) is proud to announce the Lake Tahoe Basin is now home to a select force of wildland firefighters, the Tallac Hotshots. On June 19, 2014, a group of 20 determined firefighters from the LTBMU completed a demanding and extensive certification process to become the first Interagency Hotshot Crew (IHC) from Lake Tahoe. Formerly the Tallac Hand Crew, the Tallac Hotshots join an exclusive group of roughly 2,000 firefighters across the country. Visit the link above to read more.