TERC Facilities

Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences (Incline Village, Nevada)

TERC's platinum LEED lab facilities and Tahoe Science Center can be found in the Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences building located on the Sierra Nevada College campus in Incline Village, Nevada.

LEED Platinum and Snowy TCES

Tahoe Science Center

Discover and explore the wonders of science at the UC Davis Tahoe Science Center. Learn about Lake Tahoe, geology, environmental issues, research and watch our 3-D movie "Lake Tahoe in Depth" (run time 15 minutes 37 seconds). The science center is recommended for adults and families with children ages 8 and up. 

The Tahoe Science Center is open Tuesday through Friday, from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. with special appointments available during closed hours. Appointments are recommended for groups of 10 or more. Volunteer docents are available for guided tours, questions, and general information.

Tahoe Science Center exhibits

TERC Laboratory

The UC Davis laboratory is located on the third floor of the Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences (TCES) building. Please contact laboratory manager Anne Liston at (775) 881-7560, Ext. 7472 for additional information and tours.

Inside TERC labs

Tahoe City Field Station (Tahoe City, California)

The UC Davis Tahoe City Field Station also known as the Historic Fish Hatchery is located just east of Tahoe City on the southwest corner of Highway 28 and Lake Forest Road (west entrance). Explore the historic fish hatchery facility and current hub of UC Davis TERC research equipment. The Tahoe City Field Station is also home to the Eriksson Education Center and Tahoe City Demonstration Garden

Tahoe City Field Station

Eriksson Education Center and Demonstration Garden 

Explore the surrounding 3-acre demonstration garden studded with various plants native to the Tahoe region, participate in Citizen Science, and learn about best management practices (BMPs) and how they help to keep Tahoe blue. 

The Eriksson Education Center is only open during the peak Summer months (usually Memorial Day through Labor Day) June, July, and August. The Center is open for self-guided tours 7 days a week from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Docent-guided tours are available on Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. For more information please contact Alison Toy.

Eriksson Education Center and Native Plant Demo Garden

Research Vessels at the Tahoe City Marina (Tahoe City, California)

Two UC Davis research vessels (R/V John LeConte and R/V Bob Richards) are moored at the Tahoe City Marina. For lake research requests, please contact boat captain Brant Allen at (775) 881-7560, Ext. 7465.

Research Vessels

Administrative Office at UC Davis (Davis, California)

TERC has administrative offices on the main campus in the Center for Watershed Sciences Building located on the corner of La Rue and California in Davis, CA.