Snippets about Lake Tahoe

A red-shouldered hawk as  seen through a scope.

·       The Tahoe Institute for Natural Science, Lahontan Audubon Society and Tahoe Rim Trail Association are co-sponsoring an easy stroll to search for migrant birds heading south for the winter at Spooner Lake on Sept. 12. For more info, go online.

·       Thrifty ice cream is returning to South Lake Tahoe. It will open later this year inside Rite-Aid.

·       Tahoe Business Expo is Oct. 30 at Harveys in Stateline It will include exhibits by business owners and seminars. Exhibits will be from 2-8pm and seminars from 10am-5pm. For more info, go online.

·       As of Aug. 30, more than 6,000 firefighters remain on the lines battling 12 active wildfires in California.