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This year we tallied a total of 24 Bald Eagles. Thanks to your careful and descriptive data collection, we were able to differentiate 17 individual adults and 7 immatures.  Bald Eagles were sighted in areas throughout the whole lake, and many were found flying around, in comparison to the 2019 survey where the eagles were perched for the majority of the survey. Every year is different. Weather conditions, how much snow is…

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Now in its 29th year, TRPA’s annual Best in Basin awards program showcases projects around the Lake that demonstrate exceptional planning, implementation and compatibility with Tahoe’s natural environment and communities. The League to Save Lake Tahoe (The League) and the Tahoe Keys Property Owners Association (TKPOA) were awarded for their collaborative work on a “bubble curtain” to control and curtail…

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The Take Care Tahoe Campaign uses humor to share stewardship messages This month, a new digital billboard campaign has been unveiled on behalf of over 50 partners who have collaborated on the “Take Care Tahoe” effort to encourage more responsible behavior while in Tahoe. Designed with messages that use humor, the campaign was created to capture the attention of visitors…

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Tahoe-Pyramid Trail volunteers opened the last mile in the Truckee River Canyon to the public on Saturday, October 5, 2019!! The Floriston ceremony marked the completion of the last link from Reno/Sparks to Tahoe, and trail enthusiasts began using the new section immediately. Hikers and intermediate cyclists are taking in views of the Truckee River never before enjoyed. The 16…

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Travelers are rewarded for their act of kindness in giving back to Take Care Tahoe with exclusive rates and perks from curated Kind Hotels. Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority (LTVA) launches a sustainable travel initiative with Kind Traveler, the first socially conscious Give + Get hotel booking and sustainable travel education platform that empowers travelers to make a positive community and…

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The Golden Spike Celebration was in honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad in Truckee. The implications of what a transcontinental railroad brought to the community were significant- from transportation to resource availability to even fashion! Hence, the caboose of the celebration featured a fashion show of authentic clothing of the 1870s to 1890s. Cherie Oliver and her Yesteryear…

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On a hot and crowded Saturday in Kings Beach, environmental organizations and agencies from around Tahoe, Truckee, and Reno took over a small patch of sand for Family Science Day. The goal of the August 3rd event was to bring science to families throughout the region in a fun and engaging way. The event was organized by the North Tahoe…

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