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Sacramento Students Study Record Snowpack

On page 18, students from the Sacramento Adventist Academy studying the Donner Summit Snow Pack after a record precipitation winter.

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Met Sacramento Students Conduct Snow Science

In the Spring edition of the Sierra Club’s Clair Tappaan Lodge Newsletter, student research on the Sierra snowpack was featured on pages 5 and 6.


img_4339North Tahoe Students Study Human Impacts in Martis Valley

Students from the North Tahoe Middle School conducted research projects to study how humans have impacted the geology and biology of Martis Valley.

Headwaters presents at TEDxTahoe City

Headwaters Executive Director Meg Seifert to give a talk on our relationship with science and education at TEDxTahoe City September 17th.

Measuring erosion at North Tahoe Middle School

North Tahoe Students Study Erosion In Their Backyard

These 6th grade students at the North Tahoe Middle School designed research projects to learn how erosion works and impacts their school in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Truckee Marine Biology Students Study Local Rivers

An article on a Truckee High School class who designed projects to learn one two local streams contained different levels of aquatic insects.

Trout eggs developing

Students Featured On NPR’s Science Friday

A newspaper article on the Kindergarten and 1st grade class at Donner Trail Elementary who had their research questions on Lahontan Cutthroat Trout published in NPR’s Science Friday Podcast.


Investigating the trout

Science Friday: Students Sample Trout Eggs To Learn About Fish Development

The Science Friday Podcast mentioned above and the “Take A Sample”program the Donner Trail students took a part of.

Alumnus Guides Students Through Vermicomposting Projects

Headwaters instructor Spencer returns to his home school district to help students conduct research projects around composting with worms.

Give Back Tahoe Feature: Headwaters Science Institute

A feature of Headwaters, it’s origins and mission, as part of Give Back Tahoe’s series on local non-profits.



Students researching the wetland

Truckee High School Students Study Van Norden Meadow

An article the Truckee High School River Ecology class who designed their own research projects in the Van Norden Wetland.