What's Happening at Lake Tahoe?

View information about the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Schedule of Proposed Action (SOPA) quarterly reports and a current list of Lake Tahoe Basin projects.

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NEPA Information

The Citizen's Guide To NEPA (PDF 916 KB) is a document designed specifically for the public to help those interested better understand NEPA.

SOPA Quarterly Reports

Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit Current and Recent Projects

Developing Proposal

  • Caldor Restoration Project

    The Caldor Fire affected lands within the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit. This project would seek to remove hazard trees, remove burned material, and restore soils/streams/meadows within the project area. New roads may be needed.

  • Marlette Creek Restoration and State Route 28 Crossing Improvement Project

    Restoration of Marlette Creek upstream and downstream of the Highway 28 culvert crossing, and along the South Fork of Marlette Creek upstream of the highway crossing. The culvert will be retrofitted to improve fish passage conditions.

  • SR 28 Secret Harbor Parking Lot Determination of NEPA Adequacy

    Determination of NEPA Adequacy to move the proposed location of the SR 28 Secret Harbor Parking lot to the south along FS Road in the location of a previous fuels project landing on NFS road 1556

Under Analysis

  • AT&T New Communication Site SUP

    AT&T has proposed to construct a new cellular communications site. The site would include a 140-foot tower and an equipment shed.

  • Basin Wide Trails Analysis Project

    Project would alter trail system map to allow Class 1 e-bikes on specific trails and clarify trails where motorized access is permitted. Also would upgrade road/trail crossings over streams and wet areas, and upgrade trailhead parking areas.

  • Burke Creek Restoration Project

    Restoration of Burke Creek through Rabe Meadow to the mouth at Lake Tahoe. Existing Jennings Pond will be returned to a natural floodplain meadow. A new channel and mouth will be constructed adjacent to the campground. Fill Kahle ditch.

  • El Dorado County - Renew Erosion Control SUP

    The special use permits for El Dorado County have expired and an application for their renewal has been submitted. The permits authorize erosion control improvements on National Forest System lands.

  • Lake Tahoe West

    Healthy Forests and Watershed planning at a landscape scale on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe

  • Meeks Bay Restoration

    Restoration of Meeks Creek in Meeks Marina, remove marina, reconstruct Meeks campground, BMPs, pedestrian bridge over Meeks Creek, pathways, beach access, parking improvements, utility upgrades, alternatives for a pier

  • Placer County North Tahoe Bike Trail Segment 1

    Process special use permit application for construction of Segment 1 (1.7 miles; 2.88ac. on federal lands) of paved, non-motorized, multi-use North Tahoe Regional Trail connecting Kings Beach and Tahoe City.

  • South Tahoe Public Utility District - Angora Road SUP renewal

    Renew the special use permit (SUP) for the expired Angora water tank access road. The application proposes that the road be added via amendment to an existing SUP that authorizes all STPUD water system improvements.

  • Winter Recreation and Over Snow Vehicle Travel Management

    Designate roads, trails, and areas where OSV use is in accordance with Subpart C of the Travel Management Rule. Create snow-play areas, expand parking lots, and groom motorized and non-motorized trails. Add a Forest Plan Amendment.

On Hold

  • IVGID Dog Park

    The Incline Village General Improvement District requests a special use permit to construct a dog park with fencing, parking, trails, and restrooms on approx. 3 acres of a 13-acre parcel.

  • Lakewide Control of Aquatic Invasive Plants

    Conduct aquatic plant control and management throughout suitable habitat areas in Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada and the Truckee River. Partners with Tahoe Resource Conservation District and Tahoe Regional Planning Agency.

  • Lakewide Control of Warm Water Fish

    Use mechanical methods for control of target invasive fish in the Lake Tahoe regions. Target invasive fish species are species that contribute to declines in native and desirable recreational non-native fish.

  • Truckee River First Four Mile Stream Stabilization and Restoration

    The proposed project will protect and restore approximately 900 lineal feet of stream bank, riparian and wet meadow habitat. It will also provide conservation and protection for approximately 2,000 lineal feet of river.

Project Archive

Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.