Beaver Depredation

A controversial issue has been brought to light in the Tyrolian Village located in Incline Village, Nevada. On October 31, 2012, the Nevada Department of Wildlife distributed a one-year depredation permit to an employee of the Tyrolian Village Association (TVA).…

Leaders Applaud $415 Million Federal Lake Tahoe Restoration Bill

  On August 1, news of Lake Tahoe’s $415 Restortation Bill was announced. Political sponsorship included–Sentator Dianne Feinstein of California, cosponsored by Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, Senator Dean Heller of Nevada, & Senator Barbra Boxer of California. The plan…

What will BMP installation involve?

BMPs for residential properties usually fall into the following categories: vegetating and mulching bare, disturbed soils; infiltrating stormwater runoff from impervious surfaces; paving dirt driveways and roads; and stabilizing or retaining steep slopes and loose soils. Mulching and vegetating soils…

What is the TRPA BMP Retrofit Program?

Chapter 25 of the TRPA Code of Ordinances requires all developed properties in the Tahoe Basin attain a BMP Certificate on Completion by installing and maintaining Best Management Practices (BMPs). BMPs help improve water quality and reduce the decline in…