Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Barker Pass Wildflowers by Jonathan Cook-Fisher, USFS.
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.
Fall is a beautiful time to visit your National Forest lands on the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit and surrounding areas.
We are excited to announce that April 1, 2023, marks the 50th Anniversary of the formation of the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit!!
Prescribed fires are a vital forest management tool used by land managers to help protect communities and improve forest habitat.
Prescribed fire operations scheduled to begin today at Lake Tahoe
Release Date: Sep 25, 2023
Lake Tahoe fall prescribed fire program may begin next week
Release Date: Sep 19, 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.