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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Forest Service opts to restore wetlands, remove Incline Lake Dam

Crew members walk across Incline Dam spillway

The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit plans to restore wetlands and remove the dam at the site of the former Incline Lake, according to a decision by Forest Supervisor Nancy Gibson issued today.  Visit the link above to read more.


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.


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Fall Fish Festival October 4 & 5, 2014

A school of Kokanee Salmon turn red during th

The Fall Fish Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 4 & 5, 2014, at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center.  Visit the link above to read more.

Forest Service seeks comment on reissuance of Camp Richardson Corral permit

The Forest Service is asking for input on a proposal to reissue the 20-year special use permit for Camp Richardson Corral. Follow 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.

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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