Public Meeting Announced for Michigan Bluff Vegetation and Fuels Project

The U.S. Forest Service will host a community meeting in Foresthill to discuss project proposals that will address forest health.

Truckee Dist. Accepting Summer 2019 Outfitting & Guiding Applications

Truckee Ranger District will be accepting temporary Outfitter & Guide and Recreation Event Special Use Permit (SUP) applications for 2019 season

Timothy Evans - Black History Month

In honor of National Black History Month, Tahoe National Forest would like to recognize Timothy Malcom Evans who works at the Sierraville Ranger District as a Biological Scientist.

2018-19 OHV Grant Applications Notice of Public Review & Comment Opportunity

Tahoe NF is submitting its annual Preliminary Off-Hwy Vehicle Grant Applications to California State Parks Off-Hwy Motor Vehicle Recreation Division

Join the Tahoe National Forest - Youth Conservation Corps (YCC)

Love adventure? Love excitement? Between the ages of 15-18? If you said yes! You may have an opportunity with Youth Conservation Corps.

How Some Tahoe Nat'l Forest Employees Spent Their Furlough- George Garnett, USFS

After the longest shutdown in American history, many shared experiences of how they spent their time dealing with the uncertainty of not knowing when they would receive another paycheck.

California Spotted Owls - George Garnett, USFS

Spotted owls are one of the most fascinating raptors of the forest. There are 9 different species of owls inhabiting Tahoe National Forest.

A Walk in the Footsteps of Chinese Railroad Workers, George Garnett

Participants of APIAHiP, BLM & the US Forest Service departed on a journey to see historical sites of Chinese Railroad Workers.


Tahoe National Forest has restricted off-highway vehicles in the Foresthill OHV area.The U.S. FOREST SERVICE issued this closure that went into effect November 27, 2018

Christmas Tree Permits still on Sale at Yuba River Ranger District

Yuba River Ranger District still selling Christmas tree cutting permits until Dec. 24

National Boss's Day

In recognition of National Boss's Day, Tahoe National Forest would like to recognize Forest Supervisor, Eli Ilano.

Interested in a job with the U.S. Forest Service?

Forest Service careers provide exciting and challenging opportunities to be involved in the management and protection more than 193 million acres of our nation’s most valuable resource.

American River Ranger District to Begin Fall Prescribed Fire Operations

American River Ranger District will conduct prescribed fires starting October 8.

National Hispanic Heritage Month

During National Hispanic Heritage Month, Tahoe NF recognizes Tracy Martinez, Contracting Officer.

Trestle Relocation on Sierravile Ranger District

A Sierraville Ranger District team consisting of members of various fields relocate a 100 year old trestle.

September 22 - First Day of Fall - George Garnett, USFS

For a brief period, residents and visitors can experience the vivid display of autumn color that occurs before winter takes over.

IT Professionals Day - Tiffany Norman

A day set aside to honor the highly-respected technical professionals we rely on to keep our computers running properly.

Tahoe National Forest Welcomes Liz Berger, Deputy Forest Supervisor

Tahoe National Forest would like to welcome Liz Berger

Volunteers needed to help with Loop 6 Black Diamond Motorcycle Trail

Tahoe National Forest is looking for volunteers to help improve one of the most challenging trails in the forest.

50 Yr Anniversary of Wild & Scenic River Act - George Garnett, USFS

There’s nothing like being near water. Especially if that water is flowing through a Wild and Scenic River.

TRAIL ETIQUETTE - by Joe Flannery, US Forest Service

TRAIL ETIQUETTE - The need to share is especially true on trails popular with both equestrians and mountain bikers.

Student Conservation Association (SCA) help restore Grouse Ridge

Every summer, hundreds of young people throughout the country help with our public lands. They assist the Forest Service, the Park Service and other federal lands.

Hiring Wildland Firefighter Apprentices - Fall 2018

The Forest Service is offering a Wildland Firefighting Apprenticeship Program.

Sardine Fire Lookout Available for No-Fee Rental

The Forest Service provides opportunities to rent historic structures, such as fire lookouts, under a Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act program.

Barker Pass to open mid-July

Work to repair Barker Pass Road on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe is underway. Work is expected to be completed and the road opened by mid-July. 

Tahoe National Forest acquires Van Norden Meadow

The 330 acre Van Norden Meadow is one of the largest sub-alpine meadows in the Sierras and provides important habitat for bald eagles, willow flycatcher, and other threatened and endangered species.

Grazing on the Tahoe National Forest

On any given day during grazing season, cattle and sheep amble across areas of the Tahoe National Forest, busy turning forage into food and fiber for people.

Tahoe National Forest Receives Sierra Crest Leadership Award

On May 8, Tahoe National Forest Supervisor Eli Ilano and Watershed Program Manager Carol Purchase accepted the Sierra Crest Leadership Award from The Sierra Fund (TSF).

Tahoe National Forest Participates in AMA Supercross Championships

Recently, the Tahoe National Forest had a booth at the entrance to the PITS for the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Supercross Championships.

Local 4th Grade Students Visit Tahoe National Forest

More than 400 fourth-grade students discovered the Tahoe National Forest during a visit to White Cloud!


Tahoe takes the "Scotch Broom Challenge"

Tahoe National Forest employees in Nevada City stepped away from their regular forest work to spend the morning pulling invasive plants on the popular Sugarloaf Mountain Trail.

Tahoe National Forest Supervisor Tom Quinn Retires

After eight years of leading the Tahoe National Forest, Forest Supervisor Tom Quinn will retire at the end of this year.

Supporting Scouts & Bettering Forest Health

Tahoe NF has partnered with BSA Troop 266 to educate youth about forest health with a hands-on approach, getting kids in the woods with a Christmas tree cutting expedition.

National Responsible Dog Ownership Day is September 15, 2018

Responsible Dog Ownership Day is the third Saturday in September. Dogs bring many benefits into our lives; we need to be conscious of their well-being and the well-being of those around them.

Fire Restrictions Begin July 16 on the Tahoe National Forest

Fire restrictions go into effect on the Tahoe National Forest beginning Monday, July 16. Wood and charcoal fires will be restricted.

National Go Fishing Day

Monday, June 18 was National Go Fishing Day! A day to take time from away from your busy schedule to bait a hook, cast your line and go fishing!

Truckee Ranger District Receives District of the Year Award

The Tahoe National Forest’s Truckee Ranger District has been named “District of the Year” by the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest Region.

Truckee River Watershed Designated as a New Treasured Landscape

The Truckee River watershed has been designated by the National Forest Foundation as a "Treasured Landscapes-Unforgettable Experiences" site.

Tahoe National Forest Resumes Direct Management of Campgrounds in 2015

On April 23, the Tahoe National Forest kicked off the opening of its campgrounds for the 2015 season with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. 

2015 Fuel Reduction in Western Nevada County

Local, State, and Federal agencies and organizations have been working to reduce the fuels in western Nevada County for many years.

Tahoe NF Leads Rock Creek Nature Hike for Disabled Students

For twenty years, Tahoe National Forest's Yuba River Ranger District has been reaching out to Nevada County Schools to help sponsor a special day for severely disabled students. 

Woodsy Owl Visits Kinder Camp

Woodsy Owl and his friends from the Tahoe National Forest made an appearance at the Bear Yuba Land Trust’s Kinder Camp at the Burton Homestead on June 26th.   

Tahoe NF Assists SYRCL with River Cleanup Event

The Tahoe NF was a proud sponsor of SYRCL's 17th Annual Yuba River Cleanup, which included 670 volunteers removing 15,946 pounds of trash within the Yuba and Bear river watersheds.

Tahoe NF Hosts 18th Annual Packer Lake Kids' Fishing Day

July 18, 2015 – A wonderful time was had by all at the 18th annual Packer Lake Kids' Fishing Day!

Recreation Upgrades at Grouse Ridge

The Tahoe National Forest worked with partners on a new trailhead sign and trails data at Grouse Ridge this summer.

Prescribed Fire North of Truckee November 1, 2018

Truckee Ranger District is planning a prescribed burn Thurs, Nov. 1, 2018

American River Ranger District to Begin Fall Prescribed Fire Operations

American River Ranger District on the Tahoe National Forest will conduct prescribed fires starting as early as October 8.

Volunteers needed for the North Fork American River Trail System

Tahoe is looking for volunteers to help with the North Fork American River Trail System.

Volunteers Needed for Historic Building Restoration August 26-31

Tahoe NF and HistoriCorps are looking for volunteers to restore Camptonville Ranger Station

Tahoe Travel Management

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Tahoe NF, Partners Conduct Fordyce Jeep Trail Improvements and Restoration

The Tahoe National Forest and forest partners recently made improvements to the Fordyce Jeep Trail and performed ecological restoration of trouble spots and user-created trails.

Forest Goes High Tech to Maximize Riding Opportunities and Protect Trails

Tahoe National Forest has teamed up with partners to explore remote soil moisture sensing and video technology on OHV trails.

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