Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Mt. Tallac. USDA Forest Service Photo by Lisa Herron.
The South Lake Tahoe Forest Service Supervisor’s Office is open Monday through Friday, 8-4:30 p.m. excluding federal holidays. We also offer virtual services by calling 530-543-2600, during business hours. If you reach the recording, we are helping another customer. Leave a message with your name and phone number and we will get back to you as soon as possible. You may also email us.
Prescribed fires are a vital forest management tool used by land managers to help protect communities and improve forest habitat.
Winter recreational activities at Lake Tahoe include include skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snow-shoeing, sledding and more!
We are excited to announce that April 1, 2023, marks the 50th Anniversary of the formation of the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit!!
Widespread prescribed fires continue at Lake Tahoe
Release Date: Dec 5, 2023
Forest Service Issues New Food and Refuse Storage Order
Release Date: Nov 30, 2023
Prescribed fires resume this week at Lake Tahoe
Release Date: Nov 27, 2023
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.