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“Plates for Powder” is Back: Buy A Tahoe License Plate And Ski For Free

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TAHOE CITY, Calif. and INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. – November 1, 2017  Ski season is almost here, and with it returns the popular “Plates for Powder” program.  Individuals who purchase a new Lake Tahoe license plate in either California or Nevada can receive free lift tickets to one of eight Tahoe resorts participating in the program. With snow in the forecast for this weekend, now is the time to buy a Tahoe license plate so you can ski for free in Tahoe.
“It is great to see the ski resorts come together to offer free tickets to help raise funds for important environmental improvement projects,” said Amy Berry, CEO of the Tahoe Fund. “You can ski for free and help make a big difference for Tahoe.”

A young man jumping high at Lake Tahoe resort

Plate sales and renewal fees generate proceeds that go directly to the California Tahoe Conservancy and Nevada Division of State Lands to fund hiking and biking trails and watershed restoration projects. The Tahoe Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to raising money for environmental improvement projects that support lake clarity, recreation and stewardship in the Tahoe Basin, is organizing the program on behalf of the public agencies.
The resorts participating in the promotion include Diamond Peak, Heavenly Valley, Homewood Mountain Resort, Kirkwood Mountain Resort, Northstar California, Squaw Valley|Alpine Meadows, Tahoe Cross Country, and Tahoe City Winter Sports Park.
Information on how to purchase a plate and redeem free tickets is available at The promotion is available from now until April 1. Some restrictions apply.
Tahoe Big Mountain Skiers Cody Townsend and Elyse Saugstad are featured in the “Plates for Powder” Campaign

About the Tahoe Fund
The mission of Tahoe Fund is to restore and enhance the extraordinary natural environment of the Lake Tahoe Basin by building broad support and funding for projects and programs that increase the enjoyment of the region for current and future generations. The Fund focuses grants on the core areas of conservation, recreation, forest health, transporation and stewardship.
About the California Tahoe Conservancy
Established in 1984, the mission of the California Tahoe Conservancy is to lead California’s efforts to restore and enhance the extraordinary natural and recreational resources of the Lake Tahoe Basin. For more information, visit
About the Nevada Division of State Lands
The Nevada Division of State Lands provides land and land use planning services to the state, its agencies and its people. The agency holds title to state lands and interests in land and issues leases, easements, permits and other authorizations for the use of state land. The land office also keeps records of all lands that have ever been owned by the state, and provides land records information upon request.

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