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In the News: League to Save Lake Tahoe shares results of science, innovation projects

March 13, 2023 | Member Submitted

Originally published in the Sierra Sun on 3/10/23. Submitted to the Sun. Photo provided by League to Save Lake Tahoe.

TAHOE CITY, Calif. – With snow piling up to historic levels in the Lake Tahoe Basin, summer is a distant thought for residents and visitors. The League to Save Lake Tahoe, an environmental advocacy and action organization dedicated to Keep Tahoe Blue, is already planning ahead to protect the Lake once the snow melts. 

This week, the nonprofit released the results of two pioneering projects: one that uses a beach-cleaning robot to remove trash hidden in the sand, and another designed to measure the 2021 Caldor Fire’s impacts on the Tahoe ecosystem. The projects’ findings are shared through interactive StoryMaps, where users are free to explore graphs, maps, videos and images. 

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