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Tips for dealing with hungry bears

Bears are awake and already causing havoc to cars and homes as they search for food. There areeasy steps to take to keep homes...

Bye-bye bottles: Crushing plastic water bottle use

Walking along Donner Lake, I find an empty plastic water bottle half buried in the shore, a plastic bag from a local store and...

Less trash on Nevada shoreline

Clean Up The Lake, the environmental nonprofit responsible for the 72-mile cleanup of Lake Tahoe, recently completed a two-year monitoring effort the lake, revealing...
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Low litter levels in Echo Lakes

Echo Lakes show no signs of the extensive litter problems that exist in neighboring lakes, the nonprofit Clean Up The Lake announced in a...

Call to artists for murals in Forest Service restrooms

The Tahoe Fund and USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) have announced a call for community-based artists to beautify the blank...

Lake Tahoe littered with plastic

Plastic litter is a growing problem around the world and new research shows that the bottom of Lake Tahoe is no exception. In one...

Fix it, mend it clinics offered

Keep Truckee Green's free Monthly Mending and Repair Workshops continue at the Truckee Roundhouse throughout the winter. The workshops are intended to inspire the...

NDOT to clean sled trash

The Nevada Department of Transportation is paying for a trash container, two portable toilets and litter collection by the Clean Tahoe Program at the...

Map shows water refill stations

Take Care Tahoe has released a new Drink Tahoe Tap Map that lists locations where people can freely fill up reusable water bottles. Local businesses and...

Trash becomes art at Donner Lake

New sculptures of flying fish at Donner Lake were crafted from an unconventional source: a heap of sunken junk. Unveiled on Oct. 17, “Weightless”...