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UC Davis Tahoe Science Center

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291 Country Club Dr.
Incline Village, NV 89451 United States
775-881-7560 https://tahoe.ucdavis.edu/

January 2020

Science of Cocktails

January 31, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UC Davis Tahoe Science Center, 291 Country Club Dr.
Incline Village, NV 89451 United States
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flaming martini glasses

The Science of Cocktails is a unique evening event where mixology and science meet. This event will be held on Friday, January 31 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Tahoe Science Center in Incline Village, NV.

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June 2022

Nature Tells Its Story: The Climate Archive of Caves

June 2, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UC Davis Tahoe Science Center, 291 Country Club Dr.
Incline Village, NV 89451 United States
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$5 – $15

Join UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center and Isabel Montañez, UC Davis Distinguished Professor on June 2nd from 5-7pm for a presentation on The Climate Archive of Caves. California boasts hundreds of caves, many of them hidden in the Sierra Nevada foothills. These caves hold much more than beautiful icicle-like stalactites and stalagmites. Trapped inside the stalagmites are tiny droplets of fossilized precipitation from climates long ago. UC Davis researcher Isabel Montañez shares how these water droplets provide a “climate…

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2022 Tahoe Science Center Docent Training

June 15, 2022 - June 17, 2022
UC Davis Tahoe Science Center, 291 Country Club Dr.
Incline Village, NV 89451 United States
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The 2022 Docent Training Program happened June 15, June 16, and June 17, 2022. The training program is a combination of live virtual webinars, recordings to watch in your own time, and an in-person tour at the Tahoe Science Center. Our goals for the program is provide comprehensive environmental education as well as leadership skills that act as a refresher for current docents and provides new docents with all the instruction they will need to help the public explore our science education centers.…

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Circumnavigate Lake Tahoe for Science

June 20, 2022 - June 26, 2022
UC Davis Tahoe Science Center, 291 Country Club Dr.
Incline Village, NV 89451 United States
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$50 – $200

Join the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center to Circumnavigate Lake Tahoe for Science. This kayaking event, TERC CIRC 2, will take place over seven days, starting Monday, June 20 and concluding Sunday, June 26. Many people have paddled Tahoe’s shores, but this event is unique. In addition to each day’s 6-13 miles of spectacular shoreline paddling, you will get to see, share and learn about Lake Tahoe’s ecology, geology and emerging challenges. TERC’s scientific experts will be there to…

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July 2022

The Buzz About Pollinators and What They Bring to the Table: Pollination, Honey, and Mead

July 21, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
UC Davis Tahoe Science Center, 291 Country Club Dr.
Incline Village, NV 89451 United States
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$35

In the midst of adversity, honey bees continue to survive, pollinate and make honey. Native bees have a different story. This evening’s event will offer tastes of different varietal kinds of honey and what makes them special. Additionally, experience a flight of mead. The world's oldest alcoholic beverage is made from honey and water and can be dry, sweet, or even bubbly. Join Amina Harris, director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center for an evening that will be…

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2022 State of the Lake Report

July 28, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UC Davis Tahoe Science Center, 291 Country Club Dr.
Incline Village, NV 89451 United States
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$10 – $15

Join the UC Davis TERC director Geoff Schladow as he discusses the finer details of the not-yet-released annual Tahoe: State of the Lake Report. The report informs the public about important factors affecting the health of Lake Tahoe. It also intends to provide the scientific underpinnings for ecosystem restoration and management decisions within the Lake Tahoe Basin. The report summarizes data collected as part of the center’s ongoing, decades-long measurement programs, while also presenting current research on emerging issues. Admission is $10 in…

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August 2022

Beer’s Impact on Civilization

August 4, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
UC Davis Tahoe Science Center, 291 Country Club Dr.
Incline Village, NV 89451 United States
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$45

Beer’s impact on civilization, culture, religion, community, and science has been profound. Brewing science set the foundations for many scientific discoveries. Taste a selection of beers with Dr. Glen Fox, UC Davis' Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting and Brewing Sciences. Investigate the raw materials used to make beer, the science of brewing, what it takes to make various types of beer, and why beer is so important. Beer will be provided by Alibi Ale and Athletic Brewing Company and will include a variety of flavors…

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