Summer ‘15 Edition of Tahoe In Depth Available

2015-06-24 17.34.27Lake Tahoe, Stateline, NV – Read all about Lake Tahoe! The summer 2015 edition of Tahoe In Depth is now available for readers of the award winning environmental newspaper, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency announced Wednesday.

Tahoe In Depth was launched in 2012 by TRPA and local, state, federal, and nonprofit partners that help with funding, reporting, and photography. The free newspaper is mailed out to every property owner in the Lake Tahoe Basin each June and December.

Tahoe In Depth aims to inspire better environmental understanding and stewardship at Tahoe, and to help people learn more about how they can help protect the Lake and enjoy all it has to offer.

Property owners will receive Tahoe In Depth in the mail this week. The newspaper is available at distribution points around Lake Tahoe including visitors’ centers, restaurants, coffee shops, and government offices, and can be downloaded online at www.tahoeindepth.org.

Topics covered in the summer 2015 edition of Tahoe In Depth include:

  • The impact that drought is having on wildfire risk at Tahoe and what people need to know to be ready;
  • Facility upgrades at Vikingsholm and Sand Harbor;
  • Improved mid-lake water clarity measurements;
  • The impact climate change is having on wildlife;
  • Being a responsible dog owner at Tahoe;
  • Tahoe’s growing network of mountain bike trails;
  • The benefits the Tahoe Bike Challenge has for the environment, public health, and local students;
  • How to tune up your Best Management Practices;
  • Famous first glimpses of Tahoe;
  • How businesses are using a “Green Bucks” program to help the environment;
  • And the ins and outs of nearshore water quality issues, and how new monitoring technology is making Tahoe one of the “smartest” lakes in the world.

Subscriptions are the lifeblood of Tahoe In Depth. Readers who subscribe by July 31, 2015 will be entered to win an environmental education boat tour on Lake Tahoe. Mail subscriptions to Tahoe In Depth, PO Box 5310, Stateline, NV, 89449, or subscribe at www.tahoeindepth.org. For more information, call 775-589-5230.

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency leads the cooperative effort to preserve, restore, and enhance the unique natural and human environment of the Lake Tahoe Region, while improving local communities, and people’s interactions with our irreplaceable environment. For additional information, contact Tom Lotshaw, Public Information Officer, at 775-589-5278.

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