Have you ever wondered what happens to the water you use after it goes down the drain? To find out, join us on a fascinating and educational visit to the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant in Elk Grove on our next Capital Science Communicators Science Tour! You’ll also learn how their EchoWater Project will helpContinue reading “CapSciComm Science Tour, October 18th: Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant”
Category Archives: Science Tours
Special CapSciComm Science Tour, March 23-31, 2019: Costa Rica!
CapSciComm Colleagues: For the first time ever, Capital Science Communicators will be taking our Science Tour abroad — to the mountains and beaches of Costa Rica! CapSciComm Science Tour Abroad: Costa Rica! March 23-31, 2019 All-Inclusive Package Including Airfare, Lodging, Meals, and Scheduled Activities ***Registration and First $500 Deposit Due August 14th, 2018*** (See PDF forContinue reading “Special CapSciComm Science Tour, March 23-31, 2019: Costa Rica!”
CapSciComm Science Tour, June 2nd: Rancho Seco
Do you feel the power? CapSciComm and Young Professionals in Energy, Sacramento are teaming up for a tour of clean power in the Sacramento area. Site of SMUD’s first and only nuclear power plant, Rancho Seco was decommissioned in 1989. Since then, the site has been converted into a massive solar array and the gas-firedContinue reading “CapSciComm Science Tour, June 2nd: Rancho Seco”
CapSciComm Science Tour, April 28th: Deer Creek Hills Preserve
Take a hike, CapSciComm! Deer Creek Hills Preserve is the largest open space preserve in Sacramento County. It boasts over 4,500 acres of Blue Oak Woodlands, seasonal creeks, and grasslands. Single track trails and ranch roads allow visitors to explore the beauty and expanding views of the Sacramento Valley and the High Sierras, so joinContinue reading “CapSciComm Science Tour, April 28th: Deer Creek Hills Preserve”
CapSciComm Science Tour, August 6th: Bats of the Yolo Causeway
What creatures soar when the sun sets and the dark night rises over the Yolo Causeway? On Interstate 80 between Davis and Sacramento each summer evening, Mexican free-tailed bats emerge in droves to feed for the night. This August, join CapSciComm, NorCal Bats, and the Yolo Basin Foundation for a family-friendly gathering to witness this naturalContinue reading “CapSciComm Science Tour, August 6th: Bats of the Yolo Causeway”
CapSciComm Science Tour, May 5th: The California ISO (Register by April 2nd)
How does electricity flow across California? Who manages how power is transmitted to communities and industries across the vast expanses of the Golden State? You’ll learn these answers and more at our next Capital Science Communicators Science Tour — a very special visit to the California Independent System Operator campus in Folsom! CapSciComm Science Tour: California ISO Friday, MayContinue reading “CapSciComm Science Tour, May 5th: The California ISO (Register by April 2nd)”
CapSciComm Networking Social, January 12th: Atomic Cocktails at Crocker Nuclear Lab, UC Davis!
Science needs you. We need you. Come meet friends and colleagues at the next Capital Science Communicators networking social!
[Cancelled] CapSciComm Science Tour, Sept. 9th: Robert Mondavi Institute
***Note from the CapSciComm Board: Due to logistical issues, it was necessary to cancel this event. We apologize for the disappointment, and we will be sure to keep the Mondavi Institute in our sights for future CapSciComm outings! Those who have purchased tickets will be refunded. Once again, our apologies.*** Our CapSciComm Science Tour seriesContinue reading “[Cancelled] CapSciComm Science Tour, Sept. 9th: Robert Mondavi Institute”
CapSciComm Science Tour, April 24th: Vernal Pools of Mather Field with Sacramento Splash!
Join the CapSciComm community for the second event of the new CapSciComm Science Tour series! CapSciComm Science Tour: Vernal Pools of Mather Field with Sacramento Splash SUNDAY, April 24th, 2016 Welcome and refreshments begin at 3:30 pm Tour from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Sacramento Splash Center – 4426 Excelsior Road, Mather, CA 95655 **Continue reading “CapSciComm Science Tour, April 24th: Vernal Pools of Mather Field with Sacramento Splash!”
CapSciComm Science Tour, March 13th: The Sacramento Zoo
We’re excited to announce yet another new event series for our professional community. Join us this March for our first-ever CapSciComm Science Tour! CapSciComm Science Tour: The Sacramento Zoo SUNDAY, March 13th, 2016 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 3930 West Land Park Dr, Sacramento, CA 95822 **Ticket Purchase Required** Costs cover admissions and private tourContinue reading “CapSciComm Science Tour, March 13th: The Sacramento Zoo”