17th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit

The 17th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit was hosted by United States Senator Harry Reid, at Sand Harbor State Park on the East Shore of Nevada on August 19, 2013.

Image left: In conjunction with the annual Tahoe Summit, the University of Nevada, Reno and DRI publishes a report highlighting their collective research and outreach efforts in the Tahoe Basin.

It’s Tahoe’s time: University researchers at forefront of saving Lake Tahoe

By John Trent

It’s always been hard work, this collaborative business of uniting the vision of management agencies, research arms of institutions of higher learning and the will of the public regarding the future of Lake Tahoe.

Back in 1997, when Vice President Al Gore’s appearance preceded by a day the appearance of President Bill Clinton for the Lake Tahoe Presidential Summit, you didn’t need to look much further than Gore’s tan Forest Service-issue short-sleeved shirt to see how difficult the work would be.

Sixteen years later, Gore will return to Lake Tahoe to deliver the keynote address for the annual Lake Tahoe Summit. Read more: www.unr.edu/nevada-today/news/2013/tahoe-2013-hpf

The 2013 Tahoe Summit Report

Download the 2013 Tahoe Summit Report [PDF]

Previous editions of the Tahoe Summit report are available for download from the Publications page.
Researchers profiled in this issue:

University of Nevada, Reno

Desert Research Institute

 Alumni profiles:

Research highlights:

Download the Preserving Tahoe poster

Preserving Tahoe, an illustrated map Preserving Tahoe: an illustrated map of university research at Lake Tahoe

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