• Discover Your Parks Walks

    Crissie Caughlin Park

    Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation is leading weekly interpretive hikes in a park near you! Come explore a new location and learn about the various ecology and unique history of parks in our area. Plan on spending a little more than one hour on each walk. Distances range from 0.5 miles to 1.5 miles. Hikes begin Thursday, April 4th, 2019 and will continue every Thursday through the end of September. The walks are free and open to everyone. The first walk will be on April 4th at 6:00 pm at Truckee Meadows Nature Study Area. For the full schedule visit: https://www.tmparksfoundation.org/copy-of-discover-your-parks-walks

  • The League’s Work to Keep Tahoe Blue

    Galena Creek Visitor Center

    Find out how the League to Save Lake Tahoe has advocated for lake-wide protection since its inception in 1957. Learn how innovative new programs are currently helping ensure that Lake Tahoe remains resilient in the face of threats like climate change and traffic. Marilee Movius, the League’s Community Engagement Manager, will be speaking directly about the effectiveness of direct actions like volunteer cleanups and restoration days, and highlighting actions everyone can take to help protect our beloved Lake.

  • The League’s Work to Keep Tahoe Blue

    Galena Creek Visitor Center

    Find out how the League to Save Lake Tahoe has advocated for lake-wide protection since its inception in 1957. Learn how innovative new programs are currently helping ensure that Lake Tahoe remains resilient in the face of threats like climate change and traffic. Marilee Movius, the League’s Community Engagement Manager, will be speaking directly about the effectiveness of direct actions like volunteer cleanups and restoration days, and highlighting actions everyone can take to help protect our beloved Lake.

  • Wildfire Trends in Nevada and the West

    Galena Creek Visitor Center

    You may have noticed in recent times more news stories about large, destructive fires in California and across the West. You may also have noticed more days with wildfire smoke in the air. This presentation looks at recent wildfire trends in Nevada and the West, focusing on climate, fuels, and people, of which all three are important inter-related factors for the current era of wildland fire.

  • Discover Your Parks Walks

    Golden Eagle Regional Park

    Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation is leading weekly interpretive hikes in a park near you! Come explore a new location and learn about the various ecology and unique history of parks in our area. Plan on spending a little more than one hour on each walk. Distances range from 0.5 miles to 1.5 miles. Hikes begin Thursday, April 4th, 2019 and will continue every Thursday through the end of September. The walks are free and open to everyone. The first walk will be on April 4th at 6:00 pm at Truckee Meadows Nature Study Area. For the full schedule visit: https://www.tmparksfoundation.org/copy-of-discover-your-parks-walks

  • Fun with Flowers

    Galena Creek Visitor Center

    Are you a fan of the Big Bang Theory? Are you familiar with Sheldon Cooper Presents: Fun with Flags? Well then you are in luck, because instead of flags, today, you will have fun and learn about flowers! Specifically, native flowers of the Reno area. Join Sarah Kulpa with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to have fun and learn some interesting facts about the native flowers in your backyard.

  • Climate Change: What’s in store for the Great Basin and Sierra Nevada?

    What’s in store for the Great Basin and Sierra Nevada? Highlights from the 2018 National Climate Assessment Just after Thanksgiving, the federal government released the fourth National Climate Assessment. We’ll look at some of their key messages for the Great Basin and Sierra Nevada, as well as exploring the process of how they came to these conclusions. Join Professor Stephanie McAfee to explore this important subject. For more information, please contact the Galena Creek Visitor Center at: (775)[masked] or by email at: [masked]. If the weather is questionable, please call ahead to see if the event is happening.

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  • Climate Change: What’s in store for the Great Basin and Sierra Nevada

    Just after Thanksgiving, the federal government released the fourth National Climate Assessment. We’ll look at some of their key messages for the Great Basin and Sierra Nevada, as well as exploring the process of how they came to these conclusions. Join Professor Stephanie McAfee to explore this important subject.

  • Discover Your Parks Walks

    6800 Pembroke Dr

    Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation is leading weekly interpretive hikes in a park near you! Come explore a new location and learn about the various ecology and unique history of parks in our area. Plan on spending a little more than one hour on each walk. Distances range from 0.5 miles to 1.5 miles. Hikes begin Thursday, April 4th, 2019 and will continue every Thursday through the end of September. The walks are free and open to everyone. The first walk will be on April 4th at 6:00 pm at Truckee Meadows Nature Study Area. For the full schedule visit: https://www.tmparksfoundation.org/copy-of-discover-your-parks-walks

  • Astronomy - Orion the Hunter

    Galena Creek Visitor Center

    Join the Astronomical Society of Nevada as they take us on an exploration of the Orion Constellation. The Orion constellation is named after the hunter in Greek mythology. Orion, which is located on the celestial equator, is one of the most prominent and recognizable constellations in the sky. The constellation contains at least 15 celestial objects of interests, including: The Flame Nebula, the Horsehead Nebula, the Running Nebula, the Foxhead Nebula and the Great Orion Nebula. A viewing of the stars will occur after the presentation. Please call to confirm attendance – weather must cooperate![masked]