Current projects

Currently, each workgroup within the Sustainability Collaborative is working on the projects listed below. Please use the links provided here and on the work group pages to learn more about the projects and how you can get involved!

Communications & Outreach

The Communications & Outreach workgroup has been working to spread the word and support  growth of the Collaborative by developing our new website and working to keep you informed via newsletters.

Community Mobility

The Community Mobility workgroup is working with the City of South Lake Tahoe and the Lake Tahoe Unified School District (LTUSD) to apply for an On Our Way grant due March 14, 2014 which would fund a Safe Routes to School Master Plan. This would allow us to apply for a Safe Routes to School grant next spring to construct sidewalks at Bijou and Tahoe Valley elementary school and bike lanes behind the middle school connecting to Al Tahoe, Highway 50, and the recreation center. In addition, we are supporting bike and pedestrian safety throughout the South Shore by meeting with local jurisdictions and are providing feedback on the Tahoe Valley area plan and Douglas County Five Year Transportation Plan.

Conservation of Natural Resources

 The Conservation of Natural Resources workgroup is currently working on Generation Green. Please contact the workgroup to learn more about this project.

Economy-Education-Culture

The Economy-Education-Culture workgroup is currently supporting the Workforce Roundtable. Please contact the workgroup to learn more about this project.

Energy-Water-Waste-Efficiency

The Energy-Water-Waste-Efficiency workgroup helped to institute the basin wide plastic ban bag that has recently gone in to effect. They are now working on the Renewable Energy Regional Exploration Project. Please contact the workgroup to learn more about this project. 

HUMAN HEALTH & SOCIAL WELL-BEING

The Human Health & Social Well-being workgroup is currently working on building community demonstration gardens. Please contact the workgroup to learn more about this project.

Our projects are always changing so please check back periodically to learn about new events and ways to get involved!

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Oct. 14 meeting

The next meeting will be held on October 14, 2013. To download the meeting agenda click here.