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    • Why is Lake Tahoe Blue?

    • Water quality -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #84 - "New Clarity Data" (Air Date: September 14, 2004). Bob Richards from the Tahoe Research Group discusses the loss of clarity over the years in the Tahoe basin, which is occuring at over one foot per year.
    • New Clarity Research

    • Water quality -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #109 - "New Clarity Research" (airdate March 22, 2005). Researchers discuss one of the causes of water clarity loss in Lake Tahoe, fine particles sediment (tiny bits of rock) that get into the lake from runoff.
    • Why Measure Water Quality at Lake Tahoe?

    • Water quality -- Tahoe, Lake, Watershed (Calif. and Nev.); Stream measurement -- Tahoe, Lake, Watershed (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment # 3 - "Why Measure Water Quality at Lake Tahoe?" (Air Date: February 18,2003). Bob Richards from the University of California at Davis' Tahoe Research Group discusses his ongoing efforts to measure the lake's clarity.
    • Pathway 2007 Tackles Soil Health, Air and Water Quality

    • Water quality -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.); Soil erosion -- Environmental aspects -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Air -- Pollution -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Air -- Pollution -- Environmental aspects --Tahoe, Lake,...
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #145 - "Pathway 2007 Tackles Soil Health, Air and Water Quality" (Air Date: Nov. 29, 2005).
    • New Water Quality Planning Tool for Tahoe: The TMDL

    • Water -- Pollution -- Total maximum daily load; Water quality -- Standards; Water quality management -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #48 - "Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL)" (Air Date: December 30, 2003). Dave Roberts from the Lahontan Water Resource Board discusses the role of secci disk technology in measuring the amount of sediment and other...
    • Ski Area Erosion

    • Soil erosion -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Ski resorts -- Environmental aspects -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Segment 46 "Reducing Ski Area Erosion" (Air date: December 16, 2003). A look at how area ski resorts are doing their part to preserver Lake Tahoe's clarity by trying to prevent erosion on their slopes.
    • One Year Anniversary of the Lake Tahoe Report

    • Water quality -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #55 - "One Year of the Tahoe Report" (Air Date: February 17, 2004). A summary of the series' first year is presented, including an overview about the different regional research and restoration projects intended to...
    • Air Quality Effects our Health the Lake's Health

    • Air quality monitoring stations -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #57 - "Air Quality Monitoring Stations" (Air Date: March 2, 2004). Jennifer Quashnick from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency discusses how researchers monitor daily weather and pollution patterns, not just for the Lake...
    • Fertilizer Use Near Shore Can Speed Algae Growth

    • Algae -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Water quality -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Nitrogen fertilizers -- Environmental aspects
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #82 - "Lawns and Fertilizer" (Air Date: August 31, 2004). Scott Hackley from the UC Davis Tahoe Research Group discusses the importance of careful fertilizer management when watering lawns, given that runoff water with...
    • Schoolchildren Learn About the Environment Firsthand

    • Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.); Water quality -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #88 - "Marine Research and Education" (Air Date: October 12, 2004). Jenny Francis from the Marine Research and Education, Inc. discusses how that agency is working with volunteers and elementary school students to monitor...
    • Sewage Spill Follow-Up

    • Water -- Pollution -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Sewage -- Environmental aspects -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #129 - "Sewage Spill Follow-up" (Air Date: 8/2/2005). John Reuter from the Tahoe Environmental Research Group discusses the impact that sewage spills have on the lake.
    • Local Businesses Can Be Recognized as Lake Friendly

    • Erosion -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #115 - "Commercial BMPs" (Air Date: May 3, 2005). Birgit Widegrin from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency discusses its new commercial BMP (“Best Management Practices”) program and its implications for commercial and...
    • Can Lake Tahoe Be Saved?

    • Tahoe, Lake, Watershed (Calif. and Nev.) -- Environmental conditions
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment # 4 - "What We Are Doing to Save the Lake" (Air Date: 2/25/2003). Juan Palma, Executive Director of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, and Dave Antonucci, Civil & Environmental Engineer, discuss efforts to reduce or...
    • Take a Glimpse at Tahoe's Natural History

    • Natural history -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Geology -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment # 10 - "Tahoe Natural History" (Air Date: April 8, 2003). Geologist Doug Smith discusses how Lake Tahoe was formed and explains why its geology makes it difficult to preserve Lake Tahoe's clarity.
    • Fire Safe Councils Invite Citizens to Participate

    • Forests fires -- Environmental aspects -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.); Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) -- Fires and fire prevention
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #59 - "Fire Safe Council" (Air Date: March 16, 2004). Elwood Miller from the Nevada Fire Safe Council discusses the environmental impact that forest fires can have on the lake (such as causing erosion which leads to...

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