Monthly Column: Building on Tahoe’s Momentum

By Joanne S. Marchetta At the Lake Tahoe Summit last month, we saw the power of what we can accomplish when we work together. Progress over the last two decades was showcased when President Obama Continue Reading …

Senate Passes Lake Tahoe Restoration Act

Stateline, Nevada – The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed its $415 million version of the Lake Tahoe Restoration Act as part of a vote to adopt the $10 billion Water Resources Development Act of 2016, a Continue Reading …

Public Asked to Share Input for Lake Tahoe Shoreline Plan

Stateline, Nevada – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) is seeking community input at two upcoming workshops to help guide creation of a Shoreline Plan that protects Lake Tahoe’s scenic Continue Reading …

Obama: Conservation “More Critical Than Ever” in Combating Climate Change

Stateline, NV—Speaking at the 2016 Lake Tahoe Summit, President Barack Obama praised the many years of work and collaboration that have gone into restoring the Lake Tahoe Region’s environment, and Continue Reading …

New Weapons Available to Lake Tahoe Boat Inspectors in Fight Against Invasive Species

Lake Tahoe, Stateline, NV— Smartphones became Lake Tahoe’s first line of defense against the introduction of new aquatic invasive species this summer. As part of recently launched partnerships with Continue Reading …

Special Summit Edition of Tahoe In Depth Published

Stateline, Nevada – With President Barack Obama visiting Lake Tahoe for a landmark 20th annual Lake Tahoe Summit this month, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency has published a special summit edition Continue Reading …

Monthly Column: Another Historic Turning Point for Tahoe this Summit

By Joanne S. Marchetta Lake Tahoe was at a crossroads in 1997. The lake’s famous water clarity, once measuring 100 feet, was declining year after year because of stormwater pollution from roads and Continue Reading …

Monthly Column: Working to Protect Our Shoreline and Enhance Recreation Access

By Joanne S. Marchetta Millions of people visit our region each year, and the shoreline is where most of them go to enjoy the beauty and the cold, famously clear water of Lake Tahoe. The Continue Reading …

Prepare for Wildfire Season by Creating Defensible Space

Contact: Tom Lotshaw, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (775) 589-5278 South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – With summer here and wildfires burning in the Sierra Nevada, people at Lake Tahoe must ensure they are Continue Reading …

Public Input Needed for Transportation Solutions at Lake Tahoe

Stateline, Nevada – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) and Tahoe Transportation District (TTD) are seeking more public input on ideas to improve Lake Tahoe’s transportation system to reduce Continue Reading …