Land Management + Forestry

Tahoe Donner is dedicated to maintaining the health of the forest within the association’s approximate 7,670 acres while minimizing the threat of forest fires. The association owns 5,048 acres while the other 2,622 acres are comprised of private properties, utility properties and public roads.  Forester Bill Houdyschell and his team are nationally regarded as leaders in their field and manage a variety of programs detailed in the pages listed to the left.

The Forestry Department manages:

  • 544 acres of reforestation/fuel breaks
  • 637 acres of fuel reduction zones
  • 1,338 acres of common area and maintains approximately 67% for fuel reduction

We invite you to learn more about Tahoe Donner’s Landowner Management Objectives across fire protection, forest health, invasive plants and wildlife, recreation and threatened and endangered species as well as other desired species habitat improvement.