Lake Tahoe EIP

Lake-wide Aquatic Plant (native and invasive) Monitoring

Project Number
04.01.02.0038
Action Priority
Implement Programmatic Monitoring and Reporting
Implementers
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
Primary Contact
Emily Frey (efrey@trpa.gov)
Stage
Implementation
Duration
2018 - 2030
Science Program Implement Programmatic Monitoring and Reporting
Lake-wide monitoring of aquatic plants is needed to understand the existing conditions of locations and extent of plant populations. This information is used to strategize aquatic invasive plant control activities. Monitoring includes in situ dive transects and remote sensing techniques LiDAR and high resolution aerial imagery. This project also includes the development of a monitoring plan that will allow program managers to conduct future monitoring efforts consistently.

Key Accomplishments

  • Acres of Invasive Species Inventoried: 48 acres

Threshold Categories

  • Fisheries
  • Water Quality
LiDAR data demonstrating submerged vegetation in the nearshore
(Timing: After) (~29 KB)
Credit: Marine Taxonomic Services LiDAR data demonstrating submerged vegetation in the nearshore

Location