• Challenge Yourself With The North Lake Tahoe Challenge 

    July 2022 Challenges can forge new pathways in the brain, increase resilience and inspire creativity. Plus, they are quite rewarding to complete, so get ready to be challenged. Whether you love the active outdoors, actively pursue the latest scenic restaurants or just want to make the world a better place, North Lake Tahoe has a challenge just for you.  The…

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  • Jesse Patterson

    Sustainability Superstar: Jesse Patterson

    The next North Lake Tahoe Sustainability Superstar in our series is Jesse Patterson, the Chief Strategy Officer at the League to Save Lake Tahoe, a crucial non-profit in the region doing great things to Keep Tahoe Blue. And make sure to check out the other superstars: Sherry McConkeyAmy BerryJeremy Jones All of these interviews were originally featured in Moonshine Ink…

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  • Science Expo 2017

    Sustainability Superstar: Heather Segale

    TERC Education and Outreach Director, Heather Segale. Last, but certainly not least, in our sustainability superstar series is Heather Segale, the Education & Outreach Director at the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center located in Incline Village. We want to thank all our superstars for their hard work and dedication to protecting and preserving North Lake Tahoe and bringing awareness…

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  • winter is in our hands

    Sustainability Superstar: Jeremy Jones

    Photo by Forest Woodward The next superstar in our series needs no introduction for those who follow action sports. Jeremy Jones, an accomplished professional snowboarder, is also an environmentalist and an entrepreneur. He has been featured in over fifty snowboard movies, founded his own snowboard production company, Jones Snowboards, and established the non-profit Protect Our Winters. Liz Bowling was able…

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  • Taking a Tour of North Lake Tahoe’s Traveler Responsibility Pledge

    Written by Amie Engerbretson There is something magical about North Lake Tahoe— I don’t know if it’s something in that azure blue water or in the mountain air, but I do know that protecting it is more important than ever. Honestly? It can be hard to figure out where to start. North Lake Tahoe’s Traveler Responsibility Pledge outlines steps you…

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  • Sherry and her dog in Lake Tahoe

    Sustainability Superstar: Sherry McConkey

    The beauty of the crystal blue water of Lake Tahoe to the treelined mountains surrounding it can’t help but inspire an authentic connection with our environment and this majestic corner of the world. So it’s only natural that the magic of North Lake Tahoe has inspired many who call the region home to dive headfirst into efforts of sustainability, environmental…

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  • Women of winter Deirdra Walsh

    Women of Winter – Interview with Deirdra Walsh

    As we continue to highlight local women making history throughout the month of March, we’re reminded of their resilience and mindset. Meet Deirdra Walsh, president and general manager of Northstar California. Deirdra is one of eight women leading Vail’s portfolio of 37 resorts. A portion of this interview was originally featured in the November issue of Moonshine Ink, written by…

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  • Women of Winter – Interview with Michelle Parker

    Photo courtesy of Ming Poon Photography Our second blog in the Women’s History Month series highlights a conversation with Michelle Parker, a professional skier, photographer, musician, and advocate who grew up in Olympic Valley and credits the Sierra mountains for structuring her community and mindset. A portion of this interview was originally featured in the November issue of Moonshine Ink…

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  • Experience North Lake Tahoe through the eyes of a would-be Olympian.

    Q&A: A Guide to Lila’s north shore stomping grounds

    Top 5 places to train (in Tahoe?) for upcoming ski races: Diamond Peak. Sugar Bowl. Palisades Tahoe. Incline Rec Center (spin bikes, BBall court, space for race preparation). Barton Health Center of Excellence and their affiliates on North Shore. Otherwise I travel so often that we usually train near the race venues in Europe, USA or Canada! Lila Lapanja is…

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  • Meet North Lake Tahoe Local Luminary, Lila Lapanja

    Olympic Hopeful, Professional Alpine Skier Lila Lapanja, an Incline Village native, was two-years-old the first time her parents strapped on skis. Lila’s father (and longtime coach/mentor) did so as a way to bond with his daughter. She excelled at the sport and began racing competitively for the Diamond Peak team at the age of seven. In doing so, she solidified…

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