Tackle Invasive Species

Aquatic invasive species (AIS), introduced to Tahoe by humans, have taken over areas of Lake Tahoe and are changing the Lake we love. They are degrading water quality, disrupting the Lake’s ecology and opening the door for more invasive species to take hold. Warming waters caused by climate change are creating additional habitat along Tahoe’s shoreline for AIS to take over. Learn more about our current programs below.

Aquatic invasive weeds in the lagoons of the Tahoe Keys are growing out of control and are spreading to Lake Tahoe. Immediate action is needed to treat the infestation and prevent aquatic weeds from ruining Lake Tahoe’s native ecology, pristine water quality and famous clarity.

Eyes on the Lake is a volunteer program in which water recreationists report information about locations of aquatic invasive species. Swimmers, boaters, snorklers, SCUBA divers and fishermen are all welcome to join the effort.

The League to Save Lake Tahoe and our partners in the Lake Tahoe Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinating Committee have collaborated to produce an annual summary of the current threats to Tahoe from aquatic invasive species. 

The Lake Tahoe Restoration Act has been a keystone of the effort to protect and restore Lake Tahoe's clarity. With the goal of funding boat inspections, reducing stormwater pollution, restoring wetlands and Lake Tahoe's....

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