Tahoe Resource Conservation District

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Conservation Landscape Tour Features West Shore

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Tahoe RCD’s Conservation Landscape Tour features Beautiful Gardens on Tahoe’s West Shore

Lake Tahoe, CA – Nine beautiful West Shore gardens and educational talks on conservation landscaping topics highlight the fifth annual Conservation Landscape Tour, one of the signature events produced by the sustainable landscaping experts with the Tahoe Resource Conservation District.  Maps for the tour can be picked up on Sunday, August 19 between 1 and 3 pm at the corner of Wilson and Pine Streets in Tahoma, CA.  

“Last year’s Conservation Landscape Tour attracted over 150 people, and we look forward to seeing even more locals, second homeowners and visitors at this year’s event,” said Courtney Walker, Conservation Planner with the Tahoe Resource Conservation District.  “We have great presenters and some stunning properties to visit, as well as light refreshments and entertainment to cap off the tour in style.”

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Lake Tahoe Invasive Species Detections

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Information Release: August 7, 2013

RE: Invasive Species Detections

Press Contact:
Peter Brumis, Tahoe Resource Conservation District
530.543.1501 ext. 116, pbrumis@TahoeRCD.org

August 3, 2012:

Species found: 1 live quagga mussel was discovered on the anchor line of a pleasure craft
Where: Meyers Watercraft Inspection Station near South Lake Tahoe, CA.
Boat origin: The boat had recently visited the Lake Havasu area, which is known to be infested with quagga mussels.
Details: The boat was decontaminated and cleared by California Fish and Game personnel. 

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