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UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center

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Open today: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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The name is not exciting - and the website is not exciting - but this is an exciting place for... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2019
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A research center dedicated to Lake Tahoe conservation and research. They provide a nice guided... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
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Miami Beach, Florida
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The UC Davis Tahoe Science Center has science exhibits including a various hands-on activities, 3-D theater, research vessel, virtual laboratory, "Shaping Watersheds" Interactive Sandbox, and more.
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291 Country Club Dr, Incline Village, NV 89451-9333
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Reviewed July 14, 2019

The name is not exciting - and the website is not exciting - but this is an exciting place for folks of all ages to visit. The center is dedicated to research on beautiful Lake Tahoe and does a wonderful job of explaining to both...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

A research center dedicated to Lake Tahoe conservation and research. They provide a nice guided tour and information around the lake formation, natural history and all the challenges to keep as natural as possible. Scientists and researchers from all over the world are involved on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

My wife and I stopped about 20 minutes before closing and the docent Frances Pierce was so very helpful and providing us information and learning tools to take home to share with our granddaughters. She also played a 15 minute video on how Lake Tahoe...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

We loved our stop at the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center. We only had about an hour and could have stayed longer. Our docent was extremely knowledgeable, professional and polite with plenty of knowledge about Lake Tahoe. Exhibits were interesting. We were a family...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

On Friday afternoon, with only 30 minutes left until closing time, director Heather Segale and docent John gave me an amazing tour of this center. They showed me the latest exhibits and data they are collecting. All of this research and education (adults and field...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Heather_Tahoe, General Manager at UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review Vickie! We greatly appreciated it. We hope you stop by again when you have more time.

Reviewed May 13, 2018

Our docent was so very knowledgeable of the area. We were a group of 3 couples and we all learned something new.More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Heather_Tahoe, Manager at UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to review the UC Davis Tahoe Science Center. Because we are a non-profit, our marketing budget is very limited and we count on word-of-mouth to tell people about our small science center. I am very pleased to...More

Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

UCD’s Environmental Research Center is worth a visit by young and old. Interpretative exhibit helps you understand what make Lake Tahoe unique. Their is very valuable science done here by the staff that affects water clarity at Tahoe and other Alpine Lakes. They also offer...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

This center is a fantastic but little known part of Incline - and Lake Tahoe. They do some excellent work here and they deserve our support.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Heather_Tahoe, Manager at UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to review the UC Davis Tahoe Science Center (hosted by the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center team). Our marketing budget is very limited and so your word-of-mouth endorsement is greatly appreciated. Thank you, Heather Segale, 775-881-7562

Reviewed January 19, 2018

The snow hasn't been very good and at over $150 for a lift ticket, I figured I'd give my credit card a rest and check out the free Tahoe Science Center. Super cute and packed with a ton of information. I learned so much and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Heather_Tahoe, Manager at UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review of the UC Davis Tahoe Science Center A T. We greatly appreciate it. As a very small and free science museum, word-of-mouth is our main source of marketing. Your note was very kind...More

Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

We had a great visit to the Tahoe Environmental Research Museum. My 12 and 10 year old boys and I all really enjoyed it. Our docent Allen, really made it very educational yet very engaging. We highly recommend it!

Date of experience: January 2018
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