Lake Tahoe EIP

Urban Forest Defense Zone Fuels Reduction and Healthy Forest Project

Project Number
Action Priority
Reduce Hazardous Fuels
U.S. Forest Service - Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Primary Contact
Brian Garrett (
2017 - 2031
Community Wildfire Protection Program Reduce Hazardous Fuels
The purpose of this project is to plan and implement fuels reduction and forest health treatments within the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) focused specifically on National Forest System (NFS) lands within the Defense Zone, with an emphasis on urban forest parcels within and adjacent to communities located within the Lake Tahoe Basin. The project will focus on restoring and maintaining fire resilient landscapes within the WUI Defense Zone in accordance with the Lake Tahoe Basin 10-Year Multi-Jurisdictional Fuels Reduction and Wildfire Prevention Strategy.

Key Accomplishments

Accomplishments to be provided upon completion of project

Threshold Categories

  • Vegetation Preservation

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