California Forest Workshop: Online beginning October 18, 2022 – December 13, 2022 and in-person Saturday, November 5th in Butte County This workshop series will help landowners develop plans to improve and protect their forest lands in an ecologically and economically sustainable manner. The workshops will address management objectives and planning, forest restoration, fuels reduction, project
Those who live in and around Lake Tahoe respect their environment and there are countless organizations that exist to protect beautiful Lake Tahoe. The premiere section of our programming are environmental films. We try to locate new and important environmental films to showcase as a way of not only educating our young people, but to
On Tuesday, December 6 at 12 pm, join the Sierra Nevada Alliance and Dr. Scott Valentine for a presentation on How Geology Shaped California. Dr. Scott Valentine, Earth Science Instructor at Lake Tahoe Community College, tells a captivating story of how earthquakes, volcanism, and geologic riches shaped the state of California. Register here. Meet Scott: Dr.
California nonprofits are at a turning point. Over the past couple years we’ve demonstrated our strength, our resilience, and the critical role we play in supporting our communities through the most difficult of times. Now is Our Moment for Action – a moment to push for important changes that will help us not just survive,
This one-day event will feature expert research meteorologists and climate scientists from the National Weather Service, Scripps Institution of Oceanography’s Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes, DWR and others discussing improvements in the science of long-range forecasting – critical for managing water supplies – and what may be in store for this winter. The
Join our holiday mixer at the ESLT office as we get together with our conservation partners and community members. This will be a great opportunity to meet our new Lands Program directors, Amy and Emmie.This get-together will be mostly outside. There will be patio heaters, but make sure to bring your coat! Refreshments and snacks will be provided.
Yolo Basin Foundation offers monthly tours of the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area (October – June) and the City of Davis Wetlands. The tours are appropriate for all levels of outdoor enthusiasts and birders. These are driving tours on gravel roads with several stops and an occasional, optional short walk. Pets are not allowed on tours.
In collaboration with a number of organizations who work with backcountry safety and winter recreation, Take Care Tahoe is putting on the 3rd annual Backcountry Safety Awareness Week from December 12th - 17th. There will be a variety of in-person and virtual events, including lectures, panels, safety courses, and more! Stay tuned for more information.
On this hike we’ll explore the oak woodlands and waterfalls at Hidden Falls Regional Park, near Auburn. Hike stats: ~8 miles (round trip), elevation gain/loss 1,000', starting elevation 1,000’. Hikers must be in good condition. Bring the essentials, including water, lunch, sturdy hiking boots, layered clothing for changeable weather conditions and $$ for carpool drivers.
Winter Science Speaker Series Have you noticed all the dead trees around Tahoe? Trees in our region are dying at an alarming rate, specifically true firs. Red and white firs are an important ecosystem component to mixed-conifer forests of the Sierra Nevada. However, fir mortality is currently at moderate to severe levels in our forests. Historically
Join us for a volunteer day at SRT's Dry Creek Nursery, where we grow California native and drought-tolerant plants for landscaping and restoration purposes! Volunteer activities are tailored to allow people of all ages and abilities to participate. Tasks include a range of activities from horticultural (planting, transplanting, weeding, etc.) to nursery maintenance (raking/sweeping, organizing
Join us at SRT's flagship nature preserve - the Kaweah Oaks Preserve - for a fun day of giving back to your local environment and community! This day is Make a Difference Day, which is a national effort to get people outdoors and giving back to their communities! This preserve is open every day from