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UC Davis Tahoe Science Lecture Series

Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences

291 Country Club Dr., Incline Village, NV 89451

March 23, 2023

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

November 30 @ 2:24 am

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2022 Tahoe Film Fest

Please join us for the 8th Annual Tahoe Film Fest.
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Those who live in and around Lake Tahoe respect their environment and there are countless organizations that exist to protect beautiful Lake Tahoe.

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Winter Predictions with the National Weather Service

Join UC Davis TERC as we welcome Chris Smallcomb from the Reno office of the NOAA National Weather Service for a discussion on projections for the impending winter. This online webinar is open to everyone and will be live on December 14 from noon to 1:00 p.m. 

UC Berkeley Snow Lab (Credit: Robert Sanders)

Changing Snowpack, Hazards, and Backcountry Safety

Snow is an incredibly important resource. It supplies at least 30% of California’s freshwater, has a significant role in ecosystem regulation and health, and is invaluable to outdoor recreation.

Dead Fir Trees West Shore 2022

True fir mortality: canaries of mixed-conifer forests

Winter Science Speaker Series

Have you noticed all the dead trees around Tahoe? Trees in our region are dying at an alarming rate, specifically true firs. Red and white firs are an important ecosystem component to mixed-conifer forests of the Sierra Nevada.

Food waste

Why is a third of food wasted worldwide?

Nearly one-third of all the food that is produced in the world never gets eaten. By some estimates, we waste 30 million tons of food in the U.S. and 1.3 billion metric tons worldwide every year. All this waste has huge economic, environmental, and social costs.

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Attraction and Relationships

Paul Eastwick’s research investigates how people initiate romantic relationships and the psychological mechanisms that help romantic partners to remain committed and attached.

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The High Sierra and Kim Stanley Robinson

The High Sierra: A Love Story

Kim Stanley Robinson is an American science fiction writer.  He is the author of about twenty books, including the internationally bestselling Mars trilogy, and more recently Red Moon, New York 2140, and The Ministry for the Future.  He was part of the U.S.

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November 30, 2022
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