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Adopt-a-Beach program promotes environmental stewardship

The Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority (LTVA) and local agencies are partnering to coordinate the “Adopt-a-Beach Program” clean-up dates following the Fourth of July and Labor Day firework displays.

Lights on the Lake, the area’s Fourth of July fireworks display, attracts tens of thousands of visitors and locals to Tahoe South’s beaches during the holiday weekend. The clean-up program is in place to ensure that any debris that may be left behind by visitors or locals is picked up.

A key element for the LTVA and partner agencies is preserving lake clarity after an estimated 100,000 people gather along the shores of Tahoe South to watch the pyrotechnic display.



The LTVA continues to mobilize with the entire community to contribute clean-up resources through Team Fireworks, visit http://www.ltva.org/teamfireworks. The site provides visitors and residents information on how to recognize and report potential fireworks debris and generate immediate response if found. The LTVA established a hotline, 775-410-0417, and an email address, teamfireworks@ltva.org, to communicate information about debris.

In addition, LTVA is coordinating with South Tahoe Refuse & Recycling to implement a program where bags will be provided to spectators upon entry to the beach in order to help contain trash.



Public participation is a key component of Basin-wide environmental stewardship initiatives. Visitors and residents are asked to respect the environment and only leave footprints behind. For those interested in helping with the Team Fireworks Beach Cleanup program July 5 through 9, email info@LTVA.org or call the LTVA at 530-541-5255.


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