The Lake Tahoe Basin faces ongoing threats from the introduction and spread of aquatic. Common invasive weeds, like the Eurasian watermilfoil, can significantly disrupt aquatic ecosystems and crowd out native species. Aquatic invasive species management is a top priority of the Lake Tahoe Environmental Improvement Program, one of the most comprehensive restoration programs in the nation.
The was signed in November 2021 and made a historic $17 million investment in the Lake Tahoe Basin. A total of $3.4 million in year one funds have gone on to support proven projects and expand collaborative efforts in Lake Tahoe.
Take a visual journey and learn about the ongoing aquatic invasive species management efforts in the Lake Tahoe Basin. To view this content in an interactive StoryMap, click here. If you have trouble viewing the StoryMap, access this content on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service website.