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    Today's Snow Report

    Last updated 02/25/2017 at 06:45 AM

    NEW SNOW

    • 4" 24 HRS
    • 7" 48 HRS
    • 89" 7 Days
    • 3" Overnight

    SNOW DEPTH

    • 115 MID
    • 552 Total

    CURRENT CONDITIONS

    • Groomed

    TERRAIN REPORT

    • Open Runs
      98/100
    • Open Lifts
      20/20
    • Open Acres
      2805/3170
    • Open Terrain
      88%
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    Today's Weather Forecast

    Last updated 1 hours ago

    • TODAY'S WEATHER

      Slight Chance Snow and Windy
      29°F HIGH
      19°F LOW

      Slight Chance Snow and Windy

    • TOMORROW

      Snow Showers Likely then Chance Snow Showers
      27°F HIGH
      12°F LOW

      Snow Showers Likely then Chance Snow Showers

    • TUESDAY

      Slight Chance Snow Showers
      31°F HIGH
      13°F LOW

      Slight Chance Snow Showers

    • WEDNESDAY

      Sunny
      37°F HIGH
      20°F LOW

      Sunny

    • THURSDAY

      Sunny
      42°F HIGH
      26°F LOW

      Sunny

    • FRIDAY

      Sunny
      44°F HIGH
      28°F LOW

      Sunny

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Aerial View of Northstar

The Northstar Habitat Management Plan

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Northstar California Resort's Habitat Management Plan: A story of collaboration resulting in the creation of an unprecedented planning tool to conserve and enhance Northstar lands.

Northstar Habitat Management Plan MapNorthstar California Resort, in large partnership with environmental non-profit organizations, Sierra Watch and Mountain Area Preservation Foundation, seized upon an opportunity to develop a comprehensive document that could be used as a planning tool.

Known as the Habitat Management Plan and finalized in 2009, it is a perpetual resource management guide that is used to conserve and enhance the natural resource values of Northstar lands while allowing for current and planned future land uses in a manner that is compatible with strong stewardship.

This balance of the needs of Northstar California Resort and the special environment we all treasure here in Martis Valley resulting in the creation of the Habitat Management Plan is a story of meaningful, successful collaboration.


About The Mountain

Northstar encompasses more than 8,000 acres of multiple land uses and ownership within its boundary.

Environmental Leadership

The Northstar Habitat Management Plan is a collaboration of several stakeholders, including Sierra Watch and Mountain Area Preservation.

Development of the Northstar Habitat Management Plan

Learn more abut the extensive, thorough two-year process.

Forestry + Wildlife Habitat Enhancement Project

The Northstar Habitat Management Plan prioritizes forestry treatment areas for forest and wildlife habitat enhancement as well as fire safety. 

The Northstar Habitat Management Plan In Action

Four examples of the Northstar Habitat Management Plan in action. 

About the Northstar Habitat Management Plan

How did Northstar's Habitat Management Plan come about?

Purpose + Goals

What are the goals for land use and natural resources management at Northstar?

Community + Mountain Master Plan

The Northstar Habitat Management Plan "was the result of our ongoing partnerships within the environmental community."

The Promised Land

Northstar implemented Northstar Habitat Management Plan design guidelines and construction management practices on 56 acres in 2011. 

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