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SLIDE SHOW: Tunnel Creek prescribed burn

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LAKE TAHOE, Nev. – A prescribed burn was performed May 12, 2011 in the Tunnel Creek area of Lake Tahoe, Nevada. The objectives include the re-introduction of fire to create an effective fuel break between Incline Village and Nevada State Park lands, and to create a mineral seed bed for various trees in the Tahoe Basin. This set shows Nevada Division of Forestry crews conducting the burn.

Images by Jaime Roice and Bob Conrad.

Bob Conrad
Bob Conradhttp://thisisreno.com
Bob Conrad is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011. He is also a part time instructor at UNR and sits on the boards of the Nevada Press Association and Nevada Open Government Coalition.

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