Living With Fire in the Lake Tahoe Basin is made possible with funding and support from the following organizations:
Lake Tahoe Regional Fire Chiefs Association (LTRFCA): LTRFCA is comprised of Lake Tahoe Basin firefighting agencies and other supporting organizations. Their mission is to better serve the public by sharing information, resources, and expertise in order to improve fire service in general. For more information about LTRFCA, visit www.ltrfca.org
Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF): NDF is a state agency that provides crucial firefighting resources throughout Nevada. NDF is also an important manager of natural resources located on private and state lands in the Nevada portion of the Lake Tahoe Basin. For more information about NDF, visitwww.forestry.nv.gov.
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA): TRPA is a bi-state agency responsible for regulating land use within the Lake Tahoe Basin to provide for a balance between the natural environment and the human-made environment. For more information about TRPA, visit www.trpa.org.
USDA Forest Service (USFS): The Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit of the USFS administers and provides fire protection for 191,000 acres of federal land. USFS also provides grant funds through NDF to support Living With Fire activities. For more information about the USFS-LTBMU, visit www.fs.usda.gov/ltbmu.
University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE): UCCE is the outreach arm of University of California’s Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UCANR) and has farm, 4-H, and nutrition, family and consumer sciences advisors based in more than 50 county offices. In addition, Cooperative Extension specialists are headquartered at UC Berkeley, UC Davis and UC Riverside, where they conduct research. In the Lake Tahoe Basin, UCCE has partnered with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension in the delivery of Living With Fire in the Lake Tahoe Basin. For more information about UCCE and UCANR, visit www.ucanr.edu.
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE): UNCE is a federal, state and county partnership that develops educational programs in response to Nevada’s important issues. Since 1998, UNCE has coordinated Living With Fire – an interagency program that teaches homeowners to live more safely in high-fire hazard areas. For information about other Cooperative Extension programs, visit www.unce.unr.edu.