Managing Forests for Fire and Drought will be the subject of a May 31 talk by Malcom North, forest ecologist with the Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station. It will be at the Tahoe Environmental Research Center in Incline Village. Doors open at 5:30pm, talk starts at 6pm. Cost is $5. Register online.
The 24th annual Barton Foundation Golf Tournament at Lake Tahoe Golf Course is June 1.
All proceeds from the event benefit the health and well being of local residents via Barton Foundation’s Community Health Endowment, which supports community health programs and facility improvements within Barton Health.
Check-in and breakfast start at 7am, and a shot gun scramble format begins at 8am.
Tickets for the golf tournament may be purchased online. Tournament registration includes continental breakfast, golf, golf cart, drink tickets, and a buffet lunch.
Prizes will be awarded for best costume, team spirit, and best tournament score. Registration for individuals is $185. For more info, call Jenny Taylor at 530.543.5909.
For a few hours, leopards, butterflies, world-class athletes and Tahoe style entertainment will take over Old Meyers Grade. Costumes are encouraged and the best costume in each division (12 and under, women, and men) will receive a prize. Additional prizes will be awarded for the first to reach the top and most laps in each division. Winners in each category and participants who complete at least three laps will have their names posted on the OMG website after the event.
Old Meyers Grade is located 0.1 miles up South Upper Truckee Road. The course gate-to-gate round trip is 2.6 miles. The event will be held rain or shine. Refreshments will be provided.
Proceeds will go to fund, support and promote creative and sustainable projects community-enhancing events in Meyers.
The 10am-noon event will at to be on Old Meyers Grade in Meyers. Advanced registration is $15 for adults and $5 for 12 and under, free for 5 and younger. It includes an OMG T-shirt. Registration the day of the event is $20 for adults and $10 for children and will be onsite at Old Meyers Grade from 8:30-9:30am.
Tahoe Donner will be hosting a community “friend-raiser” in partnership with Project MANA and tech start-up Kynbo on June 4 at the Alder Creek Adventure Center and Cafe. It is designed to raise awareness about food insecurity and hunger in the North Lake Tahoe and Truckee community. Doors open at 5:30pm, with buffet from 6-8pm. The $25 tickets are available online.