Join Great Basin Institute and the Lake Tahoe Basin Management to support public outreach at Taylor Creek Visitor Center in South Lake Tahoe. Learn valuable natural history skills and support visitor center operations while earning an education award for tuition or student loans. This is an excellent opportunity for an emerging professional to learn public outreach aspects of visitor services on public lands.
The Taylor Creek Visitor Center (TCVC) serves as the only visitor center for 154,000 acre National Forest Lands surrounding Lake Tahoe. The site staff offer the following services: recreational opportunity information, wilderness permits, and interpretive programs from walks to amphitheater programs for the general public, children, and special groups on subjects related to the natural history of Lake Tahoe. Over 150,000 people entered the Visitor Center during the 2019 operating season, with approximately 650,000 visitors on site annually. Taylor Creek is located just outside the city limits of South Lake Tahoe, CA and operated within Public Services at the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) of the Forest Service (FS). The USDA Forest Service is dedicated to ‘Caring for the land and serving the people.’
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