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California Tahoe Conservancy

California Tahoe Conservancy The California Tahoe Conservancy's mission is to lead California's efforts to restore and enhance th The Conservancy manages over 4,700 parcels totaling over 6,500 acres in the Lake Tahoe Basin, provides grants to local agencies for a wide variety of Environmental Improvement Program (EIP) projects and leads California's participation in the EIP.

Since its inception, the Conservancy has invested over $450 million in a broad range of conservation and recreation projects.

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The Conservancy is now hiring four seasonal Forestry Aides. Be part of a great forestry team that’s accelerating the pac...
03/08/2022

The Conservancy is now hiring four seasonal Forestry Aides. Be part of a great forestry team that’s accelerating the pace and scale of efforts to improve forest resilience and reduce wildfire risk for Tahoe communities. Learn more at tahoe.ca.gov/jobs

02/28/2022

Wildlife Survey Crew Members

Tahoe RCD is hiring wildlife survey crew members to conduct wildlife surveys. Urban lots and non-urban landscapes will be surveyed prior to implementation of land management activities in the Tahoe Basin. Surveys may include identification of suitable habitat features, identifying birds by sight and sound, and detecting nesting birds, bats, and special status species. This is a physically demanding position that requires working early morning hours. Job duties include conducting surveys alone and on a team, keeping detailed records of survey results, and entering data into national databases and/or spreadsheets.

Click here for a full job description:https://tahoercd.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Wildlife-Biologist-Crew-Member-Job-Description-2022-v2.pdf

Photo Credit: Matthew Cohen

The California Tahoe Conservancy’s 2021 Annual Report is now available online as a #storymap. Grab a cup of coffee and c...
02/17/2022

The California Tahoe Conservancy’s 2021 Annual Report is now available online as a #storymap. Grab a cup of coffee and check out what the Conservancy and our partners have been up to in your favorite corner of #Tahoe: tahoe.ca.gov/2021-annual-report/

Want to join a great team protecting a national treasure? The California Tahoe Conservancy has new opening for an attorn...
02/15/2022

Want to join a great team protecting a national treasure? The California Tahoe Conservancy has new opening for an attorney, in addition to other exciting opportunities. Learn more at tahoe.ca.gov/jobs.

The California Tahoe Conservancy manages nearly 4,700 properties in the Lake Tahoe Basin, totaling about 6,500 acres of ...
02/14/2022

The California Tahoe Conservancy manages nearly 4,700 properties in the Lake Tahoe Basin, totaling about 6,500 acres of public land. Our staff inspects thousands of our lots each year, but we also rely on community members. To report an issue on Conservancy lands, please visit tahoe.ca.gov/report.

Join the #CAOutdoorsForAll movement by purchasing a Los Angeles Rams license plate! Support California State Parks as th...
02/09/2022

Join the #CAOutdoorsForAll movement by purchasing a Los Angeles Rams license plate! Support California State Parks as the Rams advance to the #SuperBowl on Feb 13. Proceeds expand access to the outdoors and increase youth recreation programs. Purchase now: https://laramsplates.com

We're hiring! Check out our posting for a Forestry Field Preparation Specialist and other open positions at http://tahoe...
02/01/2022

We're hiring! Check out our posting for a Forestry Field Preparation Specialist and other open positions at http://tahoe.ca.gov/jobs.

01/31/2022

Lake Tahoe agencies continue widespread prescribed fire operations

Jan. 31, 2022 – The Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team (TFFT) is scheduled to continue widespread prescribed fire operations this week in the Lake Tahoe Basin, conditions and weather permitting. Operations are expected to continue throughout the winter season to help land managers reduce hazardous fuels that can feed unwanted wildfires. Smoke will be present. A map with project locations and details is available at tahoelivingwithfire.com. To be added to the Prescribed Fire Notification list, send a request to [email protected]. Read more at go.usa.gov/xtEGp.

The Conservancy’s January newsletter is available online. This month: new videos about the Dennis T. Machida Memorial Gr...
01/27/2022

The Conservancy’s January newsletter is available online. This month: new videos about the Dennis T. Machida Memorial Greenway and using prescribed fire in Placer County, Conservancy job opportunities, and more. tahoe.ca.gov/january-2022-conservancy-newsletter/

Prescribed fire operations continue at Lake Tahoe!
01/24/2022

Prescribed fire operations continue at Lake Tahoe!

01/20/2022
7 ways Tahoe trails (like the Dennis T. Machida Memorial Greenway) benefit everyone

7 ways Tahoe trails (like the Dennis T. Machida Memorial Greenway) benefit everyone

In 2021, El Dorado County completed new sections of the Dennis T. Machida Memorial Greenway. Find out more about how trails like the Greenway connect the community, protect natural resources, and expand equitable access to our outdoors.

And learn how―thanks to the leadership of Dennis T. Machida, the California Tahoe Conservancy's first executive officer―Tahoe partners are building the trail along a strip of public land once slated to carry a freeway through the middle of the south shore.

Tahoe Regional Planning Agency El Dorado County, CA - Government Lake Tahoe Community College South Tahoe Public Utility District Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition

Are you interested in joining a great team that’s protecting and restoring a national treasure? The California Tahoe Con...
01/19/2022

Are you interested in joining a great team that’s protecting and restoring a national treasure? The California Tahoe Conservancy has a new opening for an Accounting Technician! Learn more: tahoe.ca.gov/jobs

Did you know the California Tahoe Conservancy manages 4,700 properties in the #LakeTahoe Basin, many of them small neigh...
01/19/2022

Did you know the California Tahoe Conservancy manages 4,700 properties in the #LakeTahoe Basin, many of them small neighborhood lots? We inspect thousands of our lots each year, but we also rely on community members. To report an issue on Conservancy lands, visit tahoe.ca.gov/report.

When you live and work in the mountains, perks include getting up before sunrise to ski with your coworkers before the w...
01/12/2022

When you live and work in the mountains, perks include getting up before sunrise to ski with your coworkers before the workday begins. Want to give it a try? The California Tahoe Conservancy has an opening for an Office Technician. Find out more: tahoe.ca.gov/jobs

Every corner of our state will experience higher average temperatures and more frequent and severe heat waves in the yea...
01/11/2022

Every corner of our state will experience higher average temperatures and more frequent and severe heat waves in the years and decades to come. Yesterday, California released its draft Extreme Heat Action Plan – the State’s approach to building a more heat-resilient #CAforAll.

To provide feedback on the draft, please join us for the final workshops in our series on January 24, 2022. These workshops will be offered in English and Spanish.

Each workshop will cover the same content. Please select the time that works best for your schedule:

• January 24, 9:00-10:30 a.m.
• January 24, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

➡ Register: https://governorca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArce6srj4iGtJvNKip4EA5XcmsCVAr1O-J

"When the Bootleg fire tore through a nature reserve in Oregon this summer, the destruction varied in different areas. R...
01/06/2022
This Vast Wildfire Lab Is Helping Foresters Prepare for a Hotter Planet

"When the Bootleg fire tore through a nature reserve in Oregon this summer, the destruction varied in different areas. Researchers say forest management methods, including controlled burns, were a big factor."

When the Bootleg fire tore through a nature reserve in Oregon this summer, the destruction varied in different areas. Researchers say forest management methods, including controlled burns, were a big factor.

CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit resources will conduct a 2-acre pile burn this week on Conservancy land south of Meeks Ba...
12/22/2021

CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit resources will conduct a 2-acre pile burn this week on Conservancy land south of Meeks Bay, at the south end of Mountain Drive. Smoke may be visible from Hwy 89 in the Lonely Gulch area. Pile burning is the final step in many hazardous fuel reduction projects.

12/17/2021
Progress at the Upper Truckee Marsh

The California Tahoe Conservancy is restoring the largest wetland at #LakeTahoe: the Upper Truckee Marsh. Watch progress on work that is enhancing wildlife habitat, improving resilience to climate change, and protecting Lake Tahoe's water quality. Learn more about the project at tahoe.ca.gov/upper-truckee-marsh

U.S. Forest Service - Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit California Department of Fish and Wildlife, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District Keep Tahoe Blue, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency

Purchase a new CA or NV Tahoe license plate and SKI or RIDE for FREE with the Tahoe ski resort of your choice. License p...
12/16/2021

Purchase a new CA or NV Tahoe license plate and SKI or RIDE for FREE with the Tahoe ski resort of your choice. License plate funds are used to build, maintain, and protect the #LakeTahoe Basin’s trails, water quality, wildlife, and forest health. tahoeplates.com

Resources for those still impacted by the storm and resulting power outages. 👇
12/15/2021
City opens shelter for those impacted by snowstorm, power outages

Resources for those still impacted by the storm and resulting power outages. 👇

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The city of South Lake Tahoe in coordination with the American Red Cross and El Dorado County has opened a shelter for anyone impacted by the snowstorm and power outages.

We're hiring! The California Tahoe Conservancy has a new opening for an Office Technician. Learn more at tahoe.ca.gov/jo...
12/13/2021

We're hiring! The California Tahoe Conservancy has a new opening for an Office Technician. Learn more at tahoe.ca.gov/jobs

If weather cooperates, the Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District will begin a prescribed burn next week on the Conserva...
12/10/2021

If weather cooperates, the Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District will begin a prescribed burn next week on the Conservancy's Dollar Property in Placer County. Check out www.tahoelivingwithfire.com/get-informed/ for information on this and other prescribed fire and fuel reduction projects in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Tahoe Living With Fire Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District

12/09/2021
Restore: Country Club Heights Erosion Control Project, Phase III

El Dorado County’s restoration project on Conservancy land along the Upper Truckee River is improving water quality, enhancing wildlife habitat and climate resilience, and also improving public access. #CAOutdoorsForAll #LakeTahoe

El Dorado County, CA - Government Tahoe Resource Conservation District California Conservation Corps Tahoe Regional Planning Agency U.S. Forest Service - Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit

Big thanks to our partners with CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit for helping us begin prescribed burning on Conservancy ...
12/07/2021

Big thanks to our partners with CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit for helping us begin prescribed burning on Conservancy lands in Tahoma today. This effort will remove hazardous fuels on these lots and reduce wildfire risk to the surrounding neighborhoods. CAL FIRE NEU

With the changing weather, the Conservancy plans to begin prescribed burning in Tahoma this week.
12/06/2021

With the changing weather, the Conservancy plans to begin prescribed burning in Tahoma this week.

Prescribed fire operations resume next week at Lake Tahoe

Dec. 3, 2021 – The Tahoe Fire & Fuels Team will resume prescribed fire operations next week, conditions and weather permitting. Operations will continue throughout much of the fall and winter seasons to help land managers reduce hazardous fuels that can feed unwanted wildfires. Smoke will be present. A map with project locations and details is available at tahoelivingwithfire.com. To receive email prescribed fire notifications, send a request to [email protected] to be added to the Prescribed Fire Notification List. Read more at https://go.usa.gov/xedBJ.

The California Tahoe Conservancy is hiring! Check out our opening for an Associate Environmental Planner: https://tahoe....
11/30/2021

The California Tahoe Conservancy is hiring! Check out our opening for an Associate Environmental Planner: https://tahoe.ca.gov/jobs

The Upper Truckee River is Lake Tahoe’s largest tributary. The Conservancy and our partners are working to restore the r...
11/19/2021

The Upper Truckee River is Lake Tahoe’s largest tributary. The Conservancy and our partners are working to restore the river’s lower nine miles to improve habitat and climate resilience, and to protect Lake Tahoe’s water quality.

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7 ways Tahoe trails (like the Dennis T. Machida Memorial Greenway) benefit everyone In 2021, El Dorado County completed new sections of the Dennis T. Machida Memorial Greenway. Find out more about how trails like the Greenway connect the community, protect natural resources, and expand equitable access to our outdoors. And learn how―thanks to the leadership of Dennis T. Machida, the California Tahoe Conservancy's first executive officer―Tahoe partners are building the trail along a strip of public land once slated to carry a freeway through the middle of the south shore. Tahoe Regional Planning Agency El Dorado County, CA - Government Lake Tahoe Community College South Tahoe Public Utility District Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition
Are you interested in joining a great team that’s protecting and restoring a national treasure? The California Tahoe Conservancy has a new opening for an Accounting Technician! Learn more: tahoe.ca.gov/jobs
Did you know the California Tahoe Conservancy manages 4,700 properties in the #LakeTahoe Basin, many of them small neighborhood lots? We inspect thousands of our lots each year, but we also rely on community members. To report an issue on Conservancy lands, visit tahoe.ca.gov/report.
When you live and work in the mountains, perks include getting up before sunrise to ski with your coworkers before the workday begins. Want to give it a try? The California Tahoe Conservancy has an opening for an Office Technician. Find out more: tahoe.ca.gov/jobs
Every corner of our state will experience higher average temperatures and more frequent and severe heat waves in the years and decades to come. Yesterday, California released its draft Extreme Heat Action Plan – the State’s approach to building a more heat-resilient #CAforAll. To provide feedback on the draft, please join us for the final workshops in our series on January 24, 2022. These workshops will be offered in English and Spanish. Each workshop will cover the same content. Please select the time that works best for your schedule: • January 24, 9:00-10:30 a.m. • January 24, 4:30-6:00 p.m. ➡ Register: https://governorca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArce6srj4iGtJvNKip4EA5XcmsCVAr1O-J
"When the Bootleg fire tore through a nature reserve in Oregon this summer, the destruction varied in different areas. Researchers say forest management methods, including controlled burns, were a big factor."
CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit resources will conduct a 2-acre pile burn this week on Conservancy land south of Meeks Bay, at the south end of Mountain Drive. Smoke may be visible from Hwy 89 in the Lonely Gulch area. Pile burning is the final step in many hazardous fuel reduction projects.
The California Tahoe Conservancy is restoring the largest wetland at #LakeTahoe: the Upper Truckee Marsh. Watch progress on work that is enhancing wildlife habitat, improving resilience to climate change, and protecting Lake Tahoe's water quality. Learn more about the project at tahoe.ca.gov/upper-truckee-marsh U.S. Forest Service - Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit California Department of Fish and Wildlife, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District Keep Tahoe Blue, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
Purchase a new CA or NV Tahoe license plate and SKI or RIDE for FREE with the Tahoe ski resort of your choice. License plate funds are used to build, maintain, and protect the #LakeTahoe Basin’s trails, water quality, wildlife, and forest health. tahoeplates.com
Resources for those still impacted by the storm and resulting power outages. 👇
We're hiring! The California Tahoe Conservancy has a new opening for an Office Technician. Learn more at tahoe.ca.gov/jobs
If weather cooperates, the Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District will begin a prescribed burn next week on the Conservancy's Dollar Property in Placer County. Check out www.tahoelivingwithfire.com/get-informed/ for information on this and other prescribed fire and fuel reduction projects in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Tahoe Living With Fire Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District