Sierra Sun: Headwaters works with North Tahoe Middle School

November 2019: The Sierra Sun published a press release on our Sugar Pine Program with North Tahoe students.

Moonshine Ink: Science On The Summit

Moonshine Ink’s story on Headwaters

September 2019: Moonshine Ink writer Juliana Demarest interviews our Executive Director Meg and talks about our experiential education programs on Donner Summit.

The Union: Headwaters Girls Summer Science Camp Set for July

May 2019: Our press release on the upcoming Girls Summer Science Camp, lead by our Executive Director, Meg Seifert, PhD. At the time, we had seven full $700 scholarships available to girls in the Tahoe area.

Fundraising for Big Day of Giving 2019

May 2019: As part of our fundraising campaign for Sacramento area schools for #BDOG2019, we put together this video interview with a teacher. We were able to raise over $5000 in just 24 hours through this year’s event.



December 2016: Students from the North Tahoe Middle School conducted research projects to study how humans have impacted the geology and biology of Martis Valley. News of this was printed in the Sierra Sun.

Headwaters presents at TEDxTahoe City

September 2016: Headwaters Executive Director Meg Seifert to give a talk on our relationship with science and education at TEDxTahoe City September 17th.

North Tahoe Students Study Erosion In Their Backyard

Measuring erosion at North Tahoe Middle School

June 2016: 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. News of this was covered in the Sierra Sun.

Truckee Marine Biology Students Study Local Rivers

June 2016: An article in the Sierra Sun on a Truckee High School class who designed projects to learn one two local streams contained different levels of aquatic insects.

Students Featured On NPR’s Science Friday

Trout eggs developing

May 2016: 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.

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.

Give Back Tahoe Feature: Headwaters Science Institute

Students researching the wetland

April 2016: A feature of Headwaters, it’s origins and mission, as part of Give Back Tahoe’s series on local non-profits, published in the Sierra Sun.