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Smoke and Ash Impacts Research

The Council assesses the real-time impacts of the 2021 fires on Lake Tahoe within days of the start of the Caldor Fire. Read the Official Press Release here.


Tahoe Science Advisory Council

Science to inform better decisions


What the Council does

Projects and More



The Tahoe Science Advisory Council was tasked (August 2016) by its executive committee to review assessment materials related to the 2015 Threshold Evaluation Report, and to  review of the TRPA’s existing threshold structure and standards. The initial step...

Science to Action

Scientific research has an increasingly important role in achieving land management objectives. New research consistently continues to expand our collective knowledge of natural systems, it helps predict future conditions, and guides response to climate change...

Contact Tahoe Science Advisory Council

291 Country Club Dr.
Incline Village NV 89451



“The health of the land and the health of the people are tied together, and what happens to the land also happens to the people. When the land suffers so too are the people.”

A. Brian Wallace