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Muralist Susie Alexander of Susie Alexander Art (@susiealexanderart) recently completed an artistic rendering of Lake Tahoe’s underwater habitat in the lounge area of the UC Davis Tahoe Science Center. The exhibit shows shallow habitat, deep water habitat, and living aquatic organisms that you might find in those underwater environments.   “This has been such an inspiring three-plus weeks of painting at…

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Last winter, the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC) partnered with Palisades Tahoe and Protect Our Winters on an educational campaign to increase public awareness of the negative effects of climate change to Lake Tahoe’s snowpack and the winter tourism industry. Designed to inspire people to take immediate action to reduce their own carbon emissions by one ton per…

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Campaign encourages pedestrian, cyclist, and wildlife safety  A new campaign to encourage safe driving in Tahoe was unveiled at a used-car-lot like event at Sand Harbor Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park. The collaborative Take Care Tahoe public education team’s “Take it Slow, Tahoe” campaign captures the attention of drivers and creatively incorporates artwork to remind them of why driving safely…

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The final fifth grade class from South Lake Tahoe enjoyed an educational field trip to the top of Heavenly. Thanks to a Vail Resorts’ EpicPromise grant, local environmental educators have been able to once again invite every South Shore fifth grader to snowshoe at Heavenly Mountain Resort and learn more about science, snowmaking, winter wildlife, and snow safety. The collaborative team…

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