NEPA Information

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SOPA Quarterly Reports


Local Projects

Follow the links provided below to view detailed project documents. For older local projects, visit the Projects & Plans Archive. Scroll down or follow this link to learn more about Access and Travel Management Plans (ATMs).



Local Plans


Lake Tahoe Basin Multi-Jurisdictional Fuel Reduction Plan


Recreation Facility Analysis


Trail Access and Travel Management Plans

To learn more about ATMs, visit our web page on Travel Management and Motor Vehicle Route Designation.


Grants & Funding



National Plans


Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit Current and Recent Projects

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Developing Proposal

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation X-treme Hike Event Permit

Issuance of an event special use permit for hike from Kingsbury South TH to Big Meadows TH

Kokanee Run Event 2013 Permit Issuance

Issuance of an event special use permit authorizing 5k, 10k, and half-marathon in the Fallen Leaf area. Event is scheduled for October 4.

Lahontan Cutthroat Trout Restoration and Fishery Management Plan Project

The proposal intends to restore habitat for LCT utilizing manual removal of nonnative fish from Glen Alpine Creek from Modjeska Falls downstream to Fallen Leaf Lake including Lily Lake

LTBMU Events and Outfitting and Guiding Strategy 2013 Permit Issuance

Development of a LTBMU-wide events and outfitting and guiding strategy.

Over the Snow Travel Management

Designate roads, trails, and areas where OSV use is allowed, restricted or prohibited, in accordance with Subpart C of the Travel Management Rule.

Primal Quest Endurance Run Event Permit Issuance

Issuance of an event special use permit for 400 mile multi-sport event on system roads and trails (including Tahoe Rim Trail) on the LTBMU, Eldorado National Forest, and Tahoe National Forest. Event is scheduled for August 20-28.

Round Hill Pines Resort 2013 Day Use Redevelopment

Redevelopment of day use facilities within Round Hill Pines Resort including parking lot, food and beverage service building, swimming pool and tennis court area, and enhancement to entrance road.

Tahoe 200 Endurance Run Event 2013 Permit Issuance

Issuance of an event special use permit for 200 mile run utilizing National Forest system roads and trails (including Tahoe Rim Trail) on both the LTBMU and Eldorado National Forest. Event is scheduled for September 11-15.

Tahoe Area Mountain Bike Assn Events Permit

Issuance of an event special use permit authorizing multiple TAMBA events.

Tahoe Heritage Foundation Events Permit Issuance

Issuance of an event special use permit authorizing commercial activities (e.g. vendor and food and beverage sales) within the Tallac Historic Site

Zephyr Cove Erosion Control Project

Proposes placing two infiltration basins on the Zephyr Cove Resort,requires a SUP.

Under Analysis

Far West Nordic Ski Education Association 5 Year Recreation Event Permit Reissuance

Permit will authorize Far West Nordic Ski Education to conduct a 1-day xc ski and snowshoe race (max. 300 participants) on NFS lands for 5 years. Race is over snow with required snow depth of 12 inches; no ground disturbing activity authorized.

Integrated Management and Use of Roads, Trails and facilities

The LTBMU Proposes recurring maintenance, upgrades, operation, administration, and uses of existing roads, trails and facilities located on NFS lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Analysis Completed

Burke Creek Highway 50 Crossing and Realignment Project

The goal of the project is to restore ecological function and processes within the Burke Creek channel and its adjacent floodplain, reduce pollutant loading to Lake Tahoe, and improve public safety on Highway 50 related to flooding.

California Pacific Electricity Company 625 and 650 Electrical Line Upgrade Project

Rebuild existing power lines from Truckee to Kings Beach and Kings Beach to Tahoe City. Including an upgrade in capacity from 60kV to 120kV. Relocate most of Kings Beach to Tahoe City line.

Heavenly Epic Discovery Project

This project is intended to enhance summer activities in response to the USDA Forest Service Ski Area Recreational Enhancement Act of 2011.

Plan Revision for Lake Tahoe Basin

Preparation of a revised land management plan (forest plan) and will also prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for this revised plan.

Restoration of Fire Adapted Ecosystems

Project intends to use hand thinning and prescribed fire to restore priority meadows to reduce conifer encroachment, improve native riparian/wetland plant abundance and vigor, and improve habitat for native riparian dependant species.

Project Archive

Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.