Implementing Fire Defensible Space and Best Management Practices in the City of South Lake Tahoe Landscaping can provide water-quality protection and be fire safe. This vegetation does not meet fire defensible space requirements. Dense Juniper Ladder Fuels
These low, herbaceous, irrigated plants are ok in the dripline. Prune plants regularly to keep them small and add gravel mulch around the plants to protect the soil.
Open deck needs non-combustible enclosure
Low-growing, well-irrigated vegetation provides erosion control
South Lake Tahoe Fire Department shrubs should be removed.
TRPA Erosion Control Team
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