How We Make a Difference To Teachers and Students

When I went to Sagehen in 2008, it changed my life so wonderfully. I discovered a hidden passion and I hope Sagehen will continue to inspire blossoming scientists…” – S. Harvey (more reviews)

Our education and public service programs increase community ownership of and commitment to Sagehen, to the University of California, and to science, generally. Name recognition for the reserve is now widespread in the community. Sagehen offers professional development courses in road ecology, geomorphology, and river restoration. In addition to college-level courses, Sagehen presents a number of regular, self-funded public education programs, including: Adventure-Risk-Challenge (ARC), Sagehen Outdoor Education Program (SOEP), Bio Boot Camp & Bio Boot Camp 2.0, Earthwatch, and EcologyInAction. Sagehen also regularly hosts university classes and graduate student workshops, including the UC Davis Bug Boot Camp. Sagehen welcomes classes, workshops, and other education use at all levels. Plan your visit today!

Major partners in education: Berkeley RIVERLAB, Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District, Adventure-Risk-Challenge, numerous small funding donors, Sierra Watershed Education Partnerships, Tahoe Institute for Natural Science, Berkeley Natural History Museums, Highway-89 Stewardship Team, UC Davis, UCANR California Naturalist, UC Natural Reserve System.

View our calendar to read abstracts of additional past, present, and planned education projects at Sagehen.