2014 TERC News Coverage

New citizen-science exhibit coming to UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center
Press Release - September 18, 2014 - The Institute of Museum and Library Services awarded $150,000 to the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center to create a new, interactive public exhibit at the Tahoe Science Center, located in Incline Village.


Lake Tahoe, Crown Jewel Of The West, Under Threat From Wildfires, Climate ...
Huffington Post - ‎Aug. 20, 2014 (AP)

Tahoe summit meets amid concern over lake level
Sacramento Bee – Aug. 19, 2014

Threats facing Tahoe include climate change, drought
Reno Gazette Journal - ‎Aug 19, 2014‎

Lake Tahoe's woes discussed at summit
Las Vegas Review-Journal - ‎Aug. 20, 0214

Officials attend 18th annual summit, say Lake Tahoe imperiled by wildfires
abc7news.com – Aug. 19, 2014

Tahoe Summit: Progress, But New Challenges
KOLO - ‎Aug. 19, 2014‎

Lake Tahoe Summit Focuses on Ecosystem Issues
KTVN - ‎Aug. 19, 2014‎

Officials: Lake Tahoe imperiled by wildfires, drought
KCRA Sacramento - ‎Aug 19, 2014‎

State, Federal Officials Sign Proclamation Supporting Fuel-Reduction Efforts ...
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) —CBS Local - ‎Aug 19, 2014‎

Lake Tahoe Challenged by Drought, Wildfires and Climate Change
French Tribune - ‎Aug. 20, 2014‎

Feinstein: Public-private partnership 'more important than ever'
Tahoe Daily Tribune - ‎Aug. 19, 2014

Officials say Tahoe imperiled by wildfires
San Diego Source (subscription) – Aug. 20, 2014

Lake Tahoe imperiled by wildfires
WTOP Aug. 20, 2014

Tahoe summit meets amid concern over lake level
Merced Sun-Star - ‎Aug. 19, 2014

Logging May Combat Lake Tahoe Wildfires
Design & Trend – Aug 20, 2014

Officials say Lake Tahoe imperiled by drought, wildfires, invasive species; seek ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter - ‎Aug. 20, 2014

Lake Tahoe Facing Wildfire, Drought, and More
American Live Wire Aug. 20, 2014

Wildfires Ravaging Lake Tahoe, Logging May be the Answer
Nature World News - ‎Aug. 20, 2014‎

Public-private partnership 'more important than ever'
The Record-Courier - ‎Aug. 20, 2014‎

Lake Tahoe being challenged by drought, invasive species and Catastrophic ...
Maine News – Aug 20, 2014

Tuesday wake-up: 3 things you need to know
Reno Gazette-Journal - ‎Aug 19, 2014‎

Climate focus of Tuesday's Tahoe Summit
Reno Gazette Journal - ‎Aug 18, 2014‎

Agreement at the Summit: Bipartisan support for logging to reduce Lake Tahoe ...
The Union of Grass Valley - ‎Aug. 20, 2014‎

Gov. Brown says drought concerns helped build support for water bond
Los Angeles Times - ‎Aug 19, 2014‎


Summit with a view: How to help Lake Tahoe
McClatchy New Bureau - ‎Aug 16, 2014‎

Scientists scrutinize Tahoe's changing shore
Reno Gazette Journal - ‎Aug 14, 2014‎

UC Davis Scientists Say The Drought Has Helped Water Quality At Lake Tahoe
Capital Public Radio News - ‎Aug 14, 2014‎

Sen. Feinstein hosting 2014 Lake Tahoe Summit
The Record-Courier - ‎Aug 16, 2014‎

State of the lake
The Record-Courier - ‎Aug 16, 2014‎

UC Davis Releases Report: Tahoe: State of the Lake Report 2014 Finds Drought ...
Sierra Sun Times - ‎Aug 15, 2014‎

Report: Lake Tahoe clarity on track despite setback in 2013
Modesto Bee - ‎Aug 14, 2014‎

State of the lake: High (tech) and dry at Tahoe 
Lowering a white disk off a boat and into Lake Tahoe’s blue waters was once the most widely used indicator of the lake’s clarity and health. Today, the Secchi disk...

Non-native fish found at Lake Tahoe - Family brings aquarium fish in Griff Creek to scientists
Lucas McNamara, 7, was hiking around Griff Creek near Kings Beach Fire Station last week with his family when he saw a black, spiny fish, about 1-foot-long, lying dead in the creek. He ran up the creek bed, yelling, “Dad, you need to look at the big crazy fish! ...

Long-term Secchi disk records show Lake Tahoe clarity decline has stabilized
Lake Tahoe is one of the clearest lakes in the United States, helped by the relatively small size of its surrounding watershed and the granitic basin it sits in.

Underwater 3D movie gives a different view of Tahoe
Visitors to Lake Tahoe soaking up the view of the sparkling azure waters will get a close-up look beneath the surface in a new 3D movie being produced by the Tahoe Environmental Research Center.

Lake Tahoe's long-term clarity trending toward stability
Clarity levels within the iconic blue waters of Lake Tahoe continued a decade-long trend of stabilization in 2013, according to University of California, Davis, scientists who study the lake. Data released today by the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency reported the average annual clarity level for 2013 at 70.1 feet. While the reading represents a 5 foot decrease over the previous year, it is still well above the lowest value recorded in 1997 of 64.1 feet and above recent years' averages.