Spotlights

Attention Kiva Beach, Taylor Creek Visitors!

Shallow pools and slow moving water can promote growth of toxic algae that can lead to illness. Learn about risks before allowing pets to drink and swim in affected waters.

Peregrine Falcons Return!

In May 2022, Peregrine falcons returned to their nest on Kingsbury Grade. Climbers and hikers can help protect these majestic birds by avoiding the area during the nesting season.

Tahoe Living With Fire

Wildfire is a natural process in the Sierras. Learn how Tahoe Basin agencies help residents and visitors prepare for wildfire. The time is now to get prepared, get informed and get involved!

Keep Tahoe Bears Wild!

In bear country, always store food/garbage in bear resistant containers, keep your distance and never feed wild animals. Visit Tahoe Living with Fire for helpful tips on coexisting with bears.

Know Before You Go

National Forests provide a variety of fun and exciting outdoor activities, but you must remain vigilant for potentially dangerous situations. Always know before you go!

Caldor Fire Recovery

Learn about the Caldor Fire post-fire Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER), BAER Assessment Report Summary and recovery activities.

Tahoe Yellow Cress Conservation

Part of what makes Lake Tahoe special are the unique plants and animals. Did you know Tahoe Yellow Cress is found on the sandy shores of the Lake Tahoe Basin, and nowhere else on earth?

Super-Sized Goldfish Pose Problem for Lake Tahoe

Goldfish recently made the news when photos of an enormous goldfish found in Lake Tahoe circulated. These invasive species can wreak havoc on the lake’s natural ecosystem.

Western Pearlshell Mussels

Western pearlshells are freshwater mussels native to the Tahoe Basin and are found in creeks and rivers. Please do not handle or disturb them due to their sensitivity and rarity.

Wellness Outings “Nature as Medicine”

We are proud to partner with Barton Health to highlight the power of Vitamin N(ature). Barton Health patients join clinicians and Forest Service rangers on a “wellness walks.”