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Tahoe’s Starry Night
What are the limits for artificial lighting around the Tahoe Basin? The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and Placer and Washoe counties chime in on regulations, and why light pollution could decline.
How Citizen Science Can Keep Us from Loving Tahoe to Death
You don’t have to be a professional scientist to help monitor Lake Tahoe. There are apps that allow anyone to become a citizen scientist by reporting what they see at the lake, or get their hands dirty by participating in a water quality monitoring day.
Business Briefs | 11 November – 8 December 2021
Tahoe Prosperity Center releases regional economic report; Squaw Alpine Transit Company expands mountain service; Daron Rahlves joins Palisades Tahoe athletic team; more
News Briefs | 14 October – 10 November 2021
Study examines Caldor’s impact on Tahoe; First of its kind land management tool launched to help prevent catastrophic wildfires; more
Stop, Drop Everything, and Click Here
Countless resources exist to help you prepare for wildfire, which frankly is downright overwhelming. So our team sifted through the pile and put together a concise list.
Our Neigh-Bears Are Threatened
Did you know there are bear whisperers among us? Ann Bryant of the BEAR League answers your questions about increased bear-human interaction, and fatalities, injuries, and other consequences for bears.
Placer Brings Frustrations with Tourism Impacts to the Forefront
Frustrations with overtourism came to a head in 2020 with Covid-19-inspired travels to the Tahoe Basin. Now, after a series of community conversations, Placer County is proposing a slew of tourism-mitigating solutions.
Was Last Year’s Historic Open-Fire Ban in Truckee Effective? What’s the...
You Asked. They Answered. Truckee Fire Protection District led the way with a historic open-fire ban last year, with encouraging results. Other districts followed suit. Here’s what’s banned.