The Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is located in the east central part of California.
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[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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Round Hill Pines 20-year permit proposed

Sign at Round Hill Pines Resort

The Forest Sevice is seeking comments on the Proposed Action to reissue a 20-year resort special use permit for the operation and maintenance of Round Hill Pines Resort located in Zephyr Cove, Nevada.  Visit the link above to read more.


The first step to help avoid wildland fire disaster is acting wisely

Flames overtake much of the Black Forest community near Colorado Springs, Colo.

“People who live in a wildland-urban interface often forget or disregard the wildland fire cycles and dangers,” said Tom Harbour, Fire and Aviation Management director. “We need homeowners to understand that they can make a difference by making their homes defensible from wildfire.”  Follow the link above to read more.


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2014 Off-Highway Vehicle Grant

Comment on the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle grant that will provide funding for Forest Service OHV and OSV patrol and education. 

US Forest Service Mobilizes to Save Cavity Birds

An owl seems to plead for help after getting stuck in a vault toilet.

A program of the U.S. Forest Service and its partners to conserve birds, bats, butterflies and dragonflies, resulted in an award from Wings Across the Americas. Read more above.

 




International researchers mobilize against risky stowaway pests

These logs were fumigated prior to export to minimize the chance of spreading forest pests.

Harmful pests could be lurking as people and products are transported between countries. Read more about how the Forest Service is working to prevent this by following the link above.

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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