2024 Boating Season Begins with Clean, Drain, & Dry

2024 Boating Season Begins with Clean, Drain, & Dry

New region-wide protocols in place to prevent the spread of New Zealand mudsnails   Contact: Jeff Cowen, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Public Information Officer Lake Tahoe, Nev./Calif. — Lake Tahoe watercraft inspection stations are open for the season to help...
Invasive New Zealand Mudsnails Discovered in Lake Tahoe

Invasive New Zealand Mudsnails Discovered in Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV – Divers monitoring Lake Tahoe have discovered invasive New Zealand mudsnails in areas off the South Shore, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) and Tahoe Resource Conservation District (Tahoe RCD) announced today. This is the first time the...
Tahoe Watercraft Inspection Program Fully Open for Summer

Tahoe Watercraft Inspection Program Fully Open for Summer

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Jeff Cowen, 775-589-5278 For Immediate Release, May 26, 2023 Lake Tahoe, CA/NV —As Lake Tahoe’s water level nears its maximum height from a record snowpack, agencies helping protect the region from aquatic invasive species (AIS) are preparing...
Clean, Drain, Dry Message is Working

Clean, Drain, Dry Message is Working

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV – As Lake Tahoe watercraft inspections shift to winter operations, inspectors report intercepting far fewer vessels this year with aquatic invasive species (AIS) onboard. They credit improvements to the program as part of the reason. The Tahoe...
Interstate Boat Hauler Hotline Helps Protect Tahoe

Interstate Boat Hauler Hotline Helps Protect Tahoe

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV — Boat transporters can call a new aquatic invasive species (AIS) hotline when planning to haul vessels across state lines to prevent the spread of invasive species and to help them with the watercraft inspection process. Transporters headed for Lake...

Tahoe Boat Inspections Opening May 1, Expect Delays

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV – As inspection stations open Saturday for the first time this year, agencies managing Tahoe’s aquatic invasive species boat inspection program expect a strong start to the season and possibly long waits, according to the Tahoe Regional Planning...