Watercraft are the largest source for spreading aquatic invasive species (AIS) into new waterways. Inspections are an essential part of preventing this inadvertent transport of alien species into the pristine waters of Lake Tahoe. Invasive species have devastating environmental and economic impacts on industries, communities, and native species populations. Most invasive species do not have predators to keep their populations in balance and, once introduced, are difficult if not impossible to eradicate. Mandatory inspections will stop aquatic invasive species, such as quagga mussels, BEFORE they enter the water. … [Read More...]
RAMP & INSPECTION STATION UPDATE Update: Monday February 1st: There are no closures or delays at this time. October 2015- April 2016 all inspections are provided at Cave Rock … [Read More...]
Help Stop the Spread of Aquatic Invaders by joining the Tahoe Keepers Stewardship Community.
Take a few minutes to Clean, Drain, and Dry, and to properly Dispose of AIS & debris to protect the Lake Tahoe watershed. Learn how to self-inspect your boat and gear and become a Tahoe Keeper![Read More...]