Events Calendar

Upcoming Events: 
  • June 27, 2017: [Evening Lecture] Tracking Studies of Sharks, Sturgeon, and Trout, with Dr. Pete Klimley from the director of the Biotelemetry Lab at UC Davis. Sharks, sturgeon, trout, and other species can be tagged acoustic transmitters so that they can be detected and tracked. Using simple beacons and telemetry equipment UC Davis scientists are able to identify the presence of an animal and examine species abundance, movement, feeding habits, diets, residence patterns, and more. A $5 suggested donation is collected at the entrance, no-host bar at 5:30 p.m. with the presentation starting at 6:00 p.m. Register here!
  • July 13, 2017: [Evening Lecture] Pollution Impacts: Plastics, Light and Sound is a community presentation featuring a new short film "The Smog of the Sea" by Filmmaker Ian Cheney and musician Jack Johnson. Following the movie screening, Dr. Will Richardson of the Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS) will briefly discuss how excess light and sound can affect people and wildlife. Learn about the impacts of these less-considered forms of pollution on animal species and what can be done to prevent them. Lastly, UC Davis TERC will provide a tangible way for the public to get involved by monitoring local pollution at Tahoe beaches through the Citizen Science Tahoe app. A $5 suggested donation is collected at the entrance, no-host bar at 5:30 p.m. the presentation starts at 6:00 p.m. Registeration link coming soon! 
  • August 24, 2017: [Evening Lecture] In Bill Morgan's Book Morgan's Tahoe, the reader discovers the stories rarely told about Tahoe's history between 1965 to 1989. His firsthand account details some of the more turbulent incidents. Join TERC for Little Known Stories from Tahoe's Past with Bill Morgan as he regales the audience with some of the fascinating episodes from his book, in particular ones that led to the spirit of cooperation on environmental matters that Tahoe is known for today. A $5 suggested donation is collected at the entrance, no-host bar at 5:30 p.m. with the presentation starting at 6:00 p.m. Register here!
  • September 21, 2017: [Evening Lecture] Stinging Things in the Sierra, with Dr. Lynn Kimsey, Professor of Entomology, Director of the Center for Biosystematics, and Director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology. This talk will be an overview of yellowjacket diversity and biology, with a discussion of pest species and how to distinguish them from other wasps. In addition, the effect and treatment of stings and how to prevent or treat outbreaks. A $5 suggested donation is collected at the entrance, no-host bar at 5:30 p.m. with the presentation starting at 6:00 p.m.
  • October 12, 2017: [Evening Lecture] Forest Health and Tree Mortality with Dr. Patricia Maloney, Associate Director of the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center.

Archive of events at TERC

Note: All events are held at the Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences building in Incline Village unless otherwise indicated.

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