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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Forest Service to host Open House on Heavenly Proposal

Kids navigate the ropes course at Heavenly Mountain Resort

The U.S. Forest Service will hold an open house on Thursday, September 18, 2014, to explain and answer questions about its draft analysis of a proposal from Heavenly Mountain Resort to expand year-round, non-skiing activities at the Lake Tahoe resort. Follow the link above to read more.


U.S. Forest Service: responding and adapting to wildland fire

The Forest Service has burned more than 480 acres in the Flying J Project in Arizona.

The loss of property and firefighters during wildfires are a reminder of the challenges we face in reducing the risks associated with large, unpredictable wildfires. Climate change, drought, insect infestations, changing land-use patterns, and other factors have contributed to increases in the complexity and in the numbers of wildfires across the United States. Visit http://www.fs.fed.us/news/2014/stories/04/responding-wildland-fire.shtml to read more.


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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.

Faces of the Forest

Jennifer Barnhart works for the Andrew Pickens Ranger District on the Sumter National Forest.

Jennifer currently works for Andrew Pickens Ranger District on the Sumter National Forest. She is a fairly new employee of the Forest Service. Visit the link above to read more.

 




Inner city youth protect an ancient Oregon forest wilderness

Students from the Inner City Youth Institute worked in Drift Creek Wilderness.

Inner city youth helped protect an ancient forest wilderness in the Siuslaw National Forest by spending a day removing invasive tansy ragwort. Visit the link above to read more.

Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit Follw-Up Objector Meeting

Covers for the Land Management Plan (Forest Plan)

To read the agenda and objection issue summaries for the July 1, 2014 follow-up meeting, visit the link above.



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Fire Danger Level: Moderate