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Lake Tahoe Citizen Science: How You Can Make a Difference

Curated by Debbie Bezalel
Curated by Debbie Bezalel
Discover the power of become a Citizen Scientist! As you explore the breathtaking landscapes of Lake Tahoe, you can contribute to ongoing conservation efforts by capturing and reporting observations such as litter, changes in water quality, invasive species sightings, polluted stormwater runoff, and wildfire ash deposits. You can report these observations through the Citizen Science app and make a positive impact on Lake Tahoes conservation efforts.

The Power of Collective Action

Becoming a citizen scientist is an empowering experience that allows individuals of all ages to contribute to the preservation of Lake Tahoe. It’s particularly impactful for families, offering a meaningful way to bond over a shared mission of conservation. By participating, you teach children the importance of environmental stewardship and the role they can play in protecting our planet’s natural treasures.

How to Participate

To become a citizen scientist at Lake Tahoe, follow these simple steps:

  1. Download the App: Download the Citizen Science app on your mobile device:
  2. Explore and Discover: Explore the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe and keep an eye out for any concerns.
  3. Report Observations: If you spot anything unusual or irregular, take a picture and add a caption to report your observation.

LocalBird’s Commitment to Sustainable Travel

At LocalBird, we’re dedicated to promoting sustainable travel options that respect and preserve the natural beauty of destinations like Lake Tahoe. We believe it’s our collective responsibility to engage in conservation efforts and make informed choices that minimize our environmental impact. By choosing to become a citizen scientist during your visit to Lake Tahoe, you’re taking an active step towards sustainable tourism and helping ensure that this magnificent lake can be enjoyed by generations to come.

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