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Wonders of Watersheds

This watershed education program combines hands-on environmental science with community service stewardship projects to inspire students on how to take care of our local environment and our planet.


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What is this program? Over the last decade, SWEP has been able to perfect this watershed education program. All watershed themed lessons are aligned with grade-level and state Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

How does this program work? Students participate in a hands-on, watershed themed, science lessons that explore issues impacting the Lake Tahoe and Truckee River Watersheds, then take action through a service project focused on improving the health of our watershed.

Who can participate in this program? The program is designed for TK- 5th grade students.

Where is this program offered? The full program is offered at Kings Beach Elementary School. the Tk/K, 1st & 4th grade lessons are offered at Glenshire, Truckee and Tahoe Lake Elementary Schools.

For more information contact SWEP's Project Director, Ashley Phillips, at

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