Speaker Series | Microplastics in Lake Tahoe + Sierra Nevada Snow | POSTPONED

Mar 19
Dining icon  |   The Lodge Restaurant & Pub    |  4:30-6PM  

This event has been postponed. Please check here soon for updates.

The Giving Fund's Winter Speaker Series is an opportunity for community members to come together and get to know each other better, all while learning about relevant local topics. Light apps will be served. Proceeds benefit The Giving Fund.


MICROPLASTICS IN LAKE TAHOE + SIERRA NEVADA SNOW | MONICA ARIENZO, PH.D. + MEGHAN COLLINS, M.S., DESERT RESEARCH INSTITUTE 
Since 2016, Monica has been an Assistant Research Professor at Desert Research Institute (DRI), Division of Hydrologic Sciences, focusing on albedo impacts in seasonal snow areas and glaciers for hydrologic application, human impacts in high latitude environments and linkages between fire, temperature and hydrology. Meghan has been with DRI since 2015 focusing on STEM education and leading a citizen science project, Stories in the Snow. She also teaches environmental science topics at Nevada community colleges.