TAHOE CITY, Calif., Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- El Niño has arrived in Tahoe, with ski resorts reporting multiple feet of fresh new snow. You can enjoy the new powder for free when you purchase a Tahoe license plate through the popular "Plates for Powder" program. Individuals who purchase a new Lake Tahoe license plate in either California or Nevada receive two free lift tickets to one of 12 Tahoe resorts participating in the program from now until April 1.
"The conditions right now are the best in years," said Amy Berry, CEO of the Tahoe Fund. "Now is the time to get Tahoe plates and experience El Nino conditions at a great Tahoe resort for free."
Plate sales and renewal fees generate proceeds that go directly to fund hiking and biking trails and watershed restoration projects through the California Tahoe Conservancy and Nevada Division of State Lands. 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, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe, Northstar California, Royal Gorge Cross Country, Sierra at Tahoe, Squaw Valley|Alpine Meadows, Sugar Bowl, Tahoe Cross Country and Tahoe Donner.
Information on how to purchase a plate and redeem free tickets is available at www.tahoeplates.com. The promotion is available from now until April 1. Some restrictions apply.
SOURCE Tahoe Fund