Conservation group launches ‘Tahoe’s Most un-Wanted’ campaign

Sun staff report

LAKE TAHOE and#8212; Tahoe Resource Conservation District has released a series of educational posters which identify some of the biggest threats to Lake Tahoe Basin, as well as what visitors, residents and even kids can do to help.

and#8220;We’re trying to raise awareness of the threats to Lake Tahoe and how people can help improve environmental conditions in the Lake and their own back yards,and#8221; said Pete Brumis, TRCD spokesman, in a statement.

Titled and#8220;Tahoe’s Most un-Wanted,and#8221; the first three posters feature aquatic invasive species, fine sediments from runoff and invasive weeds, and are free to pick up or request for local schools, businesses and other organizations who would like to display them publicly.

Tahoe RCD is also holding a contest through New Years Eve on its Facebook page where people can submit their own ideas regarding threats to Lake Tahoe for a chance to win prizes, including an Emerald Bay Cruise for two on the Rum Runner, free bowling at Tahoe Bowl, a free bike or ski tune from Wattabike/Vertical Sports, a pass to High Altitude Fitness and a free cake from Cakes on the Lake.

Details and rules are located online at and images of the posters are available at

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