Watercraft Inspection Stations Closing for the Season

Watercraft Inspection Stations Closing for the Season

This week marks the last full week of operations for watercraft inspection stations as we transition into Fall. As of Oct. 1, watercraft inspection operations will move from roadside inspection stations and occur at Cave Rock and Lake Forest launch ramps for the...
From Common Container to Masterful Mural

From Common Container to Masterful Mural

What was once a dull gray shipping container has been transformed into a work of art at the watercraft inspection station in Meyers, California. The container houses equipment used to decontaminate boats arriving at the station that might harbor aquatic invasive...
Feinstein to Host 2019 Lake Tahoe Summit

Feinstein to Host 2019 Lake Tahoe Summit

Press release produced by the office of Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.). Please stop by Tahoe RCD’s table at the annual summit for information about aquatic invasive species prevention and control work being done in the Lake Tahoe Basin.   United States...
Mussels Intercepted at Tahoe Inspection Stations

Mussels Intercepted at Tahoe Inspection Stations

Boat inspectors recently prevented two vessels from launching at Lake Tahoe and other regional lakes, after discovering infestations of aquatic invasive species (AIS). During mandatory inspections in Meyers and Truckee, California, inspectors found invasive mussels on...
Lake Tahoe Boat Inspection Stations Open for 2019 Season

Lake Tahoe Boat Inspection Stations Open for 2019 Season

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV Roadside watercraft inspections stations aimed at stopping the spread of aquatic invasive species are opening for the season. Locations, hours of operation, and opening dates are online at TahoeBoatInspections.com and as follows: Opening Wednesday,...
Ten years of fighting aquatic invasive species at Lake Tahoe

Ten years of fighting aquatic invasive species at Lake Tahoe

This year marks the tenth anniversary of Lake Tahoe’s Watercraft Inspection Program. Under the program, every motorized watercraft is inspected to ensure it is clean, drained, and dry and not carrying aquatic invasive species before launching at Tahoe. Thanks to...
Responsible Boating Continues After You Pass Your Inspection

Responsible Boating Continues After You Pass Your Inspection

If you are one of the many recreational boaters who enjoys wake sport activities, you may be unwittingly contributing to the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS). Be sure to fill and empty your boat’s ballast tanks at least a mile offshore over deep water. The...

Tahoe Roadside Boat Inspection Stations Open for Season

Roadside stations for inspections and decontaminations of motorized boats and watercraft are officially opening for the 2017 boating season. Locations, hours of operation and opening dates are as follows: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., 7 days a week Meyers: at the...