Become a Tahoe Keeper

 In Sustainability, Tahoe News

This amazing program is something that you can do to help keep the lake crystal clear and healthy for years to come. The Invasive Species Program (Lake Tahoe EIP) has created a program to learn about and become certified to inspect watercraft for invasive species that pose a threat to the clarity and health of the lake.

Protecting our resource from foreign plants and animals is essential to the longevity of our natural resources and becoming a certified keeper gives the public the power to help the cause.

Current threats on the invasive species list

AIS Currently Present in Lake Tahoe:

  • Eurasian watermilfoil
  • Curlyleaf pondweed
  • Asian clam
  • Largemouth bass
  • Smallmouth bass
  • Bluegill sunfish
  • Black crappie
  • Bullhead catfish
  • Bullfrog

Not Currently Present in Lake Tahoe:

  • Zebra mussel
  • Quagga mussel
  • New Zealand mudsnail

The Process

Watch the video below and the register and take the Quiz to become certified.


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