News: A long view on what the drought means for Tahoe
March 24, 2015, Tahoe Daily Tribune
At the League to Save Lake Tahoe, we’re often asked what the drought means for the Lake. The answer isn’t straightforward.
News: Citizen scientists making a difference in Tahoe
March 19, 2015, Lake Tahoe News More data and faster results. That’s what happens when volunteers are used as citizen scientists. The League to Save Lake Tahoe in the last few years has been embracing this approach involving projects dealing with water quality and lake clarity.
News: Lake Tahoe: Drought, climate change threatening winter, way of life at iconic landmark
March 14, 2015, San Jose Mercury News
California's epic drought, entering its perilous fourth year, has combined with a pattern of warming temperatures to cast a "Twilight Zone" quality on one of the state's most popular winter destinations and iconic landmarks.
News: Study suggests quagga mussels could thrive at Tahoe
March 5, 2015, Reno Gazette-Journal
Quagga mussels could survive and reproduce in Lake Tahoe’s waters, particularly in places where a different aquatic invader is already present and where algae is flourishing in shallow waters, a new study suggests.
Statement on the Martis Valley West Parcel Plan
January 28, 2015 "We remain concerned about future plans for the site. A high-intensity campground idea has been floated that could possibly create greater environmental impacts for the Tahoe Basin than a traditional development. We will continue to keep a close watch on the issue." Read the full statement.
League welcomes new president
October 2014, Keep Tahoe Blue News
The board of the League to Save Lake Tahoe has elected Ash Daggs as its new president, effective October 2014. Ash replaces Robert Damaschino, who has served on the board since 2007 and became president in 2008.
Heller Foundation gives $235,000 to League
December 9, 2014 The Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation has granted the League to Save Lake Tahoe $35,000 to support its land-use planning program, which ensures strong environmental regulation surrounding development at Lake Tahoe. The foundation has also bolstered its named endowment at the League with a $200,000 donation.
Founding officer brings League's early history to light
It was nearly 60 years ago when Bill Evers was having dinner with a friend and they began discussing the worrying development trends at Lake Tahoe. Read more to discover how Bill and others worked to stop the bridge over Emerald Bay and went on to found the League to Save Lake Tahoe.
Join Us: Members-only glossy sticker available
Donate $25 or more to become a member of the League, one of thousands supporting our advocacy, education, and collaboration efforts to Keep Tahoe Blue. This new sticker is available to members only and features a unique metallic shine with a retro border. A perfect way to improve your bling and help the lake!