Dr. Charles Goldman honored at Tahoe Summit, addresses threats to the lake

Shelby Herbert, KUNR Public Radio
August 20, 2022

A group of leaders and stakeholders convened at the Lake Tahoe Summit on Tuesday to discuss ways to protect the basin. At the event, a renowned local scientist was honored for his work to maintain the health of the lake.

Charles Goldman is known as the “Godfather of Limnology” — or the study of lakes. He was presented with the Dianne Feinstein Tahoe Award for his four decades of work to improve the health of Lake Tahoe. Since his arrival in 1958, he’s witnessed alarming changes to the lake.