Research Natural Areas
Lyon Peak/Needle Lake RNA
Lyon Peak/Needle Lake RNA is on the Tahoe National Forest
in Placer County.
Target element: mountain hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana)
Secondary target(s): subalpine meadows
General Technical Report Chapter for this RNA (pdf file)
Lyon Peak/Needle Lake Publications and Reports
Martin, A. J. 1991. Establishment record for Lyon Peak/Needle Lake
Research Natural Area within Tahoe National Forest in Placer County,
California. Unpublished report on file, Pacific Southwest Research
Station, Albany, Calif.
Nachlinger, J. L. 1988. An ecological survey of the candidate Lyon
Peak/Needle Lake research natural area, Tahoe National Forest, California.
Unpublished report on file, Pacific Southwest Research Station,