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Bye-bye bottles: Crushing plastic water bottle use

Walking along Donner Lake, I find an empty plastic water bottle half buried in the shore, a plastic bag from a local store and...

The science of snow surveying

Editor’s Note: We are running this abbreviated version of Mark’s original two-part series from 2020 while he takes a brief leave of absence. Read...

Solar eclipse in early April

On April 8, a total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, United States and Canada. A total solar eclipse happens when...

Science exhibits open at visitor center

  UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center recently opened exhibits designed to educate the public about the Lake Tahoe environment and destination stewardship concepts at...

31 acres preserved on Upper Truckee

A partnership of local and state agencies has purchased the Motel 6 property and 31 surrounding acres that sit within the Upper Truckee River...

Call to artists for murals in Forest Service restrooms

The Tahoe Fund and USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) have announced a call for community-based artists to beautify the blank...

Lake Tahoe littered with plastic

Plastic litter is a growing problem around the world and new research shows that the bottom of Lake Tahoe is no exception. In one...

982 acres protected at Perazzo Meadows

Tahoe National Forest has acquired 982-acres within Perazzo Meadows located northwest of Truckee after Truckee Donner Land Trust donated the land to the Forest...

Winter wonders: Discover Tahoe’s natural world

On a cold March morning last season, a decently sized group of people gathered at the Diamond Peak Base Lodge in Incline Village, Nev.,...

TERC hosts climate change talk

Climate change is already impacting the Lake Tahoe Basin and even more change will arrive in coming decades, according to research from UC Davis....