Plants and Animals

Birds of the Lake Tahoe Basin

Mammals

Fish and Frogs

Trees in the Basin

  • Douglas Fir, height, 80-200 feet
  • Jeffrey Pine , height, 60-180 feet
  • White Fir, height, 70-160 feet
  • Ponderosa Pine, height, 50-200 feet
  • Sugar Pine,  height, 100-160 feet
  • Lodgepole Pine, height, 20-80 feet

Trees in the Tahoe Basin; illustration by Ron Oden