Our spotlight feature for the month of February goes to the League to Save Lake Tahoe.
You’ve seen the slogan everywhere – Keep Tahoe Blue. What’s behind the sticker?
Since 1957, the League to Save Lake Tahoe has worked to protect and restore the environmental health, sustainability and scenic beauty of the Lake Tahoe Basin. We focus on water quality and its clarity for the preservation of a pristine Lake for future generations.
We are a solutions-oriented team of Tahoe advocates who use innovation, boots-on-the-ground action and a unique, holistic approach to solve the environmental challenges threatening the Lake we love.
Together with our community of residents and visitors, we KEEP TAHOE BLUE.
Support the League’s important work today:
Your gifts help us Keep Tahoe Blue. The League to Save Lake Tahoe is a 501c3 private nonprofit environmental advocacy organization. All donations are tax deductible.
The League’s Work: We A.C.T. to Keep Tahoe Blue
In order to protect and preserve our Jewel of the Sierra, the League focuses on three campaigns.
We Advance restoration to ensure Tahoe is resilient in the face of the climate crisis.
We Combat pollution to keep Tahoe blue, healthy and pristine.
We Tackle invasive species to protect and restore the delicate ecology of Lake Tahoe.
The League’s History
Since its founding in 1957, the League has been the strongest and most influential advocate for the protection of Lake Tahoe. We work with lawmakers, governments, members of the business community, visitors and residents to protect Big Blue through advocacy, engagement, collaboration and direct action.
The organization formed in response to plans for massive development to encircle the Lake, capped off with a bridge across Emerald Bay. Defeating that proposal for a “city with a hole in the middle” set the tone for all the League’s pioneering work for the next six decades. More recently, in 1998, the League spearheaded the effort to launch the Environmental Improvement Program, which has leveraged over $1 billion in public and private funds to protect and restore Lake Tahoe.