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Barton Hospital, Clean Tahoe & Take Care Team Up for Trash Clean-up Despite the COVID-19 crisis, people continued to come to Tahoe, even though many recreation sites and facilities were closed. With so many trash cans locked and services on-hold, Clean Tahoe has been working hard to keep our communities clean and litter-free. Two weeks ago, Clean Tahoe organized a…

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Our native animals are living in our trash! With more and more long-lasting trash ending up in our environment, SWEP found it important to highlight this crisis through a student-created native animal art project with our sustainability club students to address plastic pollution and the litter epidemic in the Lake Tahoe region. This art project involved papier mache animal heads…

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The UC Davis Tahoe Science Center is temporarily closed to the public due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, education has continued through social media platforms. Recently, @UCDavisTahoe began a social media campaign called Science-in-Place to promote environmental education from home. The posts follow daily themes: Minute Monday, Tahoe Tuesday, Watershed Wednesday, Throwback Thursday, and Fun Friday. These posts include a…

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With awareness of potential concerns related to travel, this prize may be redeemed at any time in the future.  Explore Tahoe South, where you’ll find Lake Tahoe, the largest alpine Lake in North America surrounded by the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains, while immersing in three nights of alpine. Plan your day’s journey into the vibrant Tahoe wilderness found on the…

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California State Parks at Lake Tahoe offer weekly livestreams to people sheltering at home during COVID-19 outbreak. Due to California’s current shelter-in-place order, the public cannot visit their beloved state parks and beaches right now. However staff at Sugar Pine Point State Park, on Tahoe’s west shore, have quickly adapted to bring parks to folks at home through online live-streams. …

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Getting outside is important for mental and physical health, but right now it comes with special safety issues.   Here are some tips to stay healthy and safe: Six feet and a mask, please. Even outside. Especially inside. Tahoe will be here when this passes. For safety, recreation areas may close unexpectedly. Six feet and a mask, please. Even at…

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Are you wondering how to keep your kids academically engaged while practicing social distancing and learning from home? UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, in conjunction with Take Care partners, have compiled the following list of scientific activities for students in K-12 (parents are encouraged to participate too). These resources include lessons that can be done from a computer or…

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The middle schoolers at the Lake Tahoe School in Incline Village have officially adopted the Tahoe East Shore Trail in partnership with Incline Village General Improvement District and Nevada State Parks. At least once a month, this group will walk the entire path to clean up litter and dog poop left behind by trail users or washed ashore from windy…

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