Posted by: Sandy Steinman | November 15, 2020

Tahoe’s Problem Tourists

The Washington Post  reports

Nature takes a beating from a different kind of tourist in Tahoe

Most summers, visitors to Lake Tahoe respect its beauty and its bears. This summer, however was different, resulting in an increase in trash and bear activity, and protests from some of the locals.

But the vacationers who arrived in droves were not Tahoe’s typical tourists, observers say. Some seemed unfamiliar with wilderness protocols, which include packing out trash, protecting pristine natural elements such as trees and boulders, and not feeding the bears.

Read more at Nature takes a beating from a different kind of tourist in Tahoe – The Washington Post


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