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Conservation Landscaping Tour

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Please join us for our 6th annual Conservation Landscaping Tour this Sunday, August 11th in the Tahoe Keys. 

Experience waterwise landscapes & gardens

Conservation presentations & information

Live music & lite refreshments

Bring the whole family!



Tahoe Boat Inspections Move Back to Launch Ramps for Fall & Winter

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 18, 2012

Tahoe Boat Inspections Move Back to Launch Ramps for Fall & Winter

South Lake Tahoe, CA – Following a stellar boating season, this Thursday, September 20th will be the last day of operations for the Northstar and Homewood boat inspection stations. Boat inspections and decontaminations will still be available at the Alpine, Spooner and Meyers stations until September 30, 2012.

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Special Report on Invasive Species in Local Waters on Sept. 26 at REI Reno

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 12, 2012

Reno, NV – The Tahoe Resource Conservation District is calling all boaters, anglers, paddlers, swimmers and water-lovers! Join us on September 26 at 6:30pm at REI Reno, 2225 Harvard Way, Reno NV to learn how and why to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. Asian clams, Zebra & Quagga mussels and invasive weeds like Eurasian water milfoil are just a few of the plants and critters that currently threaten your local waters.

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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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