Earth Week

Happy 2023 Earth Week!


Our planet does some pretty amazing things for us. Celebrate Earth Day with the Tahoe Earth Week Challenge.


Celebrate in person this year in South Lake Tahoe and North Lake Tahoe. To learn more about South Tahoe events visit here. To learn more about North Tahoe events visit here. For a list of more ways to celebrate Earth Week visit here.


Complete one activity each day of the week, April 17-22. Post your pictures and tag #earthweektahoe! 



What to Wear: Animal print or animal-themed shirt


What to Wear: White for clean clouds


  • Fill your reusable water bottle with Tahoe Tap and help eliminate microplastics from polluting our waterways
  • Pick up dog poop on your neighborhood walk to help protect water clarity
  • Take the Tahoe Keeper Quiz to learn how to clean, drain and dry your boat and gear to keep Aquatic Invasive Species out of Lake Tahoe

What to Wear: Blue for clean water


  • Download and beta test the new Citizen Science Tahoe App – Get the free app, pick up trash wherever you find it, and report what you removed in the “That’s Not Natural” survey. Your observations help scientists and advocates find solutions to Tahoe’s environmental threats. The app is in a testing phase – you can help make sure it’s perfect! For any questions and concerns, please contact [email protected].  
  • Join the Earth Day Cleanup with Keep Tahoe Blue tomorrow
  • Use or make a reusable grocery bag out of an old t-shirt – VIDEO
  • Do your part to Keep Wildlife Wild by securing trash with bear-proof bins

What to Wear: Green for the Earth!


What to Wear: Red to prevent wildfire


What to Wear: Colors of the rainbow

Please Share Your Story!

Participants in these Earth Week Activities are encouraged to share their experiences online using the hashtag #earthweektahoe on your preferred social platform or send your pictures to [email protected].