In our "Leave Only Footprints" series of articles and tips, the Incline Village General Improvement District strives to help educate our local and visitor communities about sustainability measures and expectations to keep our natural environment pristine.

The Incline Village General Improvement District recognizes that the community of Crystal Bay and Incline Village is a system of built, natural, and human networks. Our environmental resources are pristine, yet growing populations, drought and climate change threaten the resiliency of our community. In this series of articles and tips, we strive to provide resources to help our locals and visitors preserve the natural environment that we love here in the Tahoe region.

The Scoop on Dog Poop
Tahoe is a dog’s paradise, with endless trails and cool fresh water. But dog waste has potential harmful impacts on the watershed, if not collected and disposed of properly. Keep reading for tips on managing dog waste...

Take the Lake Tahoe Traveler Responsibility Pledge
The Traveler Responsibility Pledge was developed so residents and visitors can enjoy the unique culture and natural beauty of our region responsibly. Click here to read the six tenets and learn how to sign the pledge...

Stream Zone Etiquette
Third Creek is an important stream to multiple species of fish that inhabit Lake Tahoe but rely on the streams around the basin to carry out their life cycle and spawn on an annual basis. Read more about how working to improve conditions there will not only benefit the fish and species that rely on the system but the community in the Stream Zone Etiquette article by Travis Hawks, Regional Fisheries Biologist with the Nevada Department of Wildlife.