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UC Davis Tahoe Science Lecture Series

Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences

291 Country Club Dr., Incline Village, NV 89451

January 25

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

November 29 @ 4:27 pm

RV Bob Richards on a smoky Lake Tahoe

Wildfire Impacts on Lakes with Dr. Steve Sadro, UC Davis

Fall Science Speaks Series

Extreme wildfires now occur with increasing regularity in western North America and other parts of the world. These wildfires generate large plumes of smoke and ash that can travel thousands of miles and persist for weeks or longer in the atmosphere.

  • Oct 26, 2023 @ 5:00 – 7:00 pm
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  • Sunnyside Restaurant & Lodge, 1850 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
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Tahoe City Field Station winter 2022-23

Winter Predictions with Chris Smallcomb, Meteorologist, PIO for the NOAA National Weather Service

Fall Science Speaks Series

Join Chris Smallcomb from the Reno office of the NOAA National Weather Service for a look into the latest projections for this coming winter. He will also look back at the wild year that was 2023 and dive into what we witnessed both weather- and climate-wise.

Lake Tahoe from plane view

Washoe Storytelling and Watching Science Catch Up

Winter Science Speaks Series

Join siblings—Herman and Helen Fillmore, members of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California—as they tell the legend of how Washoe trickster brothers, Puwecili and Damalali, shaped the Tahoe Basin.

  • Dec 7, 2023 @ 5:00 – 7:00 pm
  • Sunnyside Restaurant & Lodge, 1850 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
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Sunset at Lake Tahoe

How Tahoe’s Future Climate Is Going to Change Its Many Watersheds – with Michael Dettinger

Climate change is already impacting the Lake Tahoe Basin and even more change will arrive in coming decades. In response, agencies and communities throughout the Basin are beginning to develop plans and actions to enhance their capacities to adapt to climate change.

Virtual lectures are recorded and will be available on the UC Davis TERC website at and also on the TERC YouTube channel at

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November 29, 2023
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