Twitter Buttons

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Gov. Jerry Brown And Vice President Al Gore Attending Annual Lake Tahoe Summit

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) are also scheduled to attend Annual Lake Tahoe Summit.

The summit will examine Lake Tahoe restoration and sustainability efforts.

Since the first Presidential Forum in 1997, federal, state and local leaders have come together to discuss the importance of protecting and restoring Lake Tahoe. In 1997, then-Vice President Gore was instrumental in gathering stakeholders and bringing much needed attention to the problems facing the Lake Tahoe Basin. We are honored to welcome him back this year to discuss A Clean Lake Legacy: Preserving Tahoe and the Environment for Future Generations.

The gathering on the shores of the lake that spans the border of the two states "will examine restoration and sustainability efforts at Lake Tahoe,” according to a release from the office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.). Feinstein will speak at the conference.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) is backing legislation to provide federal funding and permission for a number of projects aimed at protecting the lake’s famous clarity and protect threatened species in the area.

Tahoe Fund Organizing Sponsor of 2013 Lake Tahoe Summit

  • The event is free and open to the public.
  • Online registration is now closed

Please join us on August 19th for the 17th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit hosted by Senator Harry Reid at Sand Harbor State Park on the East Shore of Nevada. Check-in begins at 9am and the event commences at 10am.

With limited parking at Sand Harbor, we recommend you ride the bus to the Tahoe Summit. The Tahoe Transportation District (TTD) is offering complimentary service from both North and South Shore. It’s the no-hassle way to get to Sand Harbor.

Take the East Shore Express – from Incline Village

Complimentary shuttle bus service starts at 9am from the Old Elementary School on the corner of Highway 28 and Southwood Blvd in Incline Village (771 Southwood Blvd). You can take the 9:00am or 9:20am bus to Sand Harbor.

Take the Tahoe Transportation District Shuttle – from Stateline, NV

For those of you traveling from the South Shore and interested in riding TTD’s complimentary shuttle, RSVP by emailing . Buses will depart from the Kingsbury Transit Center located at 169 Highway 50 in Stateline, NV (across from Lakeside Inn) with two departures at 8:15am and 8:30am. Allow 45 minutes to get to Sand Harbor. Please RSVP by noon on August 16th so TTD can be sure there’s room for everyone. For additional information on transportation to the event, visit

The Summit is once again outside, so please dress appropriately for a summer morning on the East Shore.


Twitter links

****REMINDER**** Every fire has the ability to be catastrophic. The wildland fire management environment has profoundly changed. Growing numbers of communities, across the nation, are experiencing longer fire seasons; more frequent, bigger, and more severe, fires are a real threat. Be careful with all campfires and equipment.
View blog top tags