Success Stories



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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Friday evening brought thunder claps and patchy showers to Lake Tahoe, adding to the flow of streams and rivers the following day as 40 participants collected water quality samples across Tahoe’s South Shore as part of Snapshot Day. This citizen science water quality monitoring event takes place every May and provides a moment-in-time look at the water quality and environmental…

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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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During these uncertain and physically distanced times the League to Save Lake Tahoe continues to provide environmental education through online platforms. By adapting lessons and volunteer activities to a virtual form, the League has been able to educate and engage both students and their families about ways to Keep Tahoe Blue from home.  This past year the League has provided…

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