Spotlights

  • Lake Tahoe Feature Stories

    Check out the latest Lake Tahoe region feature stories that aim to inform and inspire better understanding of environmental awareness and stewardship at Lake Tahoe.

  • Tahoe Destination Stewardship

    “The way we access and rely on public lands is changing. From hiking to skiing, now is the time to better coordinate and improve the picture,” said Erick Walker, Forest Supervisor.

  • 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 and garbage in bear resistant containers, keep your distance and never feed wild animals. Visit TahoeBears.org 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!

  • Winter edition of Tahoe In Depth

    This publication aims to inspire environmental understanding and stewardship at Lake Tahoe. The winter edition features articles from various agencies including the Forest Service.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.”