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Agencies seek public input on 59,000 acre Lake Tahoe West Restoration Project

Paula Peterson, South Tahoe Now
April 11, 2020

LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The proposed Lake Tahoe West Restoration Project is in the final planning stages and the three agencies involved, USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, California Tahoe Conservancy, and Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, are inviting the public to provide their input. The project is a big one, covering 59,000 acres, and will provide a science-based, all-lands approach to guide restoration approaches on the West Shore over the next two decades to increase the resilience of ecosystems and human communities…

To Comment: On the “Lake Tahoe West” project webpage and under the right-hand column heading “Get Connected,” select the “Comment/ Object on Project” link. Comments must be submitted or posted by 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) on May 11, 2020.

The agencies will also host two public meetings to share information about the project. The meetings will provide members of the public an opportunity to learn more about the proposed action and about the content of the environmental analysis document. The agencies are concerned for the health and safety of community members and staff and will ensure that scoping meetings are conducted on a virtual platform on the following dates and times:

Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
Governing Board Meeting
April 22, 2020
Check https://www.trpa.org/ on April 15, 2020, for the link to a virtual meeting.

USDA Forest Service
Lake Tahoe West Public Meeting
April 28, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.
Check https://go.usa.gov/xmgxT on April 15, 2020 for the link to a virtual meeting.

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