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The stewardship program focuses on the importance of reaching out to residents and visitors to provide information guiding their interactions with their surroundings. It focuses on delivering messages to educate citizens on the best ways to move throughout our region, how to recreate responsibly, and care for our environment. The stewardship program is comprised of two components: Engage communities in environmental stewardship and utilize innovative technology.

EIP Plans

Aquatic Invasive Species Action Agenda 2021-2030

The Lake Tahoe Region Aquatic Invasive Species Action Agenda 2021-2030 implements a well-funded, comprehensive, robust, simultaneous, science based, and aggressive suite of AIS control actions through the next decade to reduce the economic, environmental, and social effects of AIS in the Lake Tahoe Region. The action agenda describes a 10-year (2021–2030) two-phased effort.

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Forest Action Plan

Published by the California Tahoe Conservancy. August 2019. The Lake Tahoe Basin Forest Action Plan contains three overarching strategies that support completing and maintaining all wildland-urban interface treatments, and implementing large-landscape restoration. 1. Scale up to match the scale of the solution to the scale of the threat. 2. Build capacity for all phases of the forest landscape management cycle. 3. Leverage technology for rapid, large-scale, more efficient implementation.

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Lake Tahoe Basin Multi-Jurisdictional Fuel Reduction and Wildfire Prevention Strategy

A Multi-Jurisdictional Strategy was collaboratively developed in 2007 to reduce the risk of catastrophic fire and protect the social and ecological values in the Basin as well as comply with the White Pine County Conservation, Recreation, and Development Act of 2006. It combines existing fuel reduction plans and provided a framework to collaboratively treat hazardous fuels in priority areas on Federal, state, local, and private lands.

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Science to Action Planning, Project Briefing and Science Vision for Lake Tahoe

Tahoe Science Advisory Council, 2019. Three priority issues for Science to Action development are to: 1) Quantify the impacts of future climate change on the aquatic environment. 2) Determine the causes of divergence in summer and winter clarity trends. 3) Assess current and future management decisions in response to both climate change and the evolving drivers of lake clarity.

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Upland Ecosystem Science to Action Plan

Tahoe Science Advisory Council, 2020. The objective of Upland Ecosystem Science to Action is to establish and implement a forward-looking vision for near- and long-term research that improves future outcomes, promotes resilience, protects resources, adapts to change, and enhances ecological and community sustainability. The members of the Upland Science Team are conducting a synthesis of Lake Tahoe upland ecosystem research investments to inform and shape the plan components outlined below.

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Environmental Improvement Program

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