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DRI Science at the Springs

DRI Science at the Springs

Event Information

  • Date & Time: Select Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Location: Origen Museum
  • Admission: $10
  • RSVP: Reservations are required. Limited seating available.

DRI Science at the Springs is a new multimedia, science storytelling series that explores environmental research, personal narratives, and climate solutions. In the series, Desert Research Institute scientists and other guests address some of the world's most urgent concerns, while also telling the tale of what it means to live in Nevada on the front lines of a changing climate.

Please note: The scientific principles discussed at DRI Science at the Springs are geared toward a mature audience. These events are not recommended for children 13 and younger. There will be a no-host beer and wine bar and fresh-food, small bites for purchase. Food and beverage are not included in the ticket price.

Gold and Platinum donor members: To request your complimentary pair of tickets to one of the series events, please contact Member Services at 702-822-7720. You may purchase additional single event tickets at the discounted price using the "donor members" options below.

The Story of Resilience (Thursday, April 18 from 6 to 8 p.m.)

This science lecture will explore the critical topic of climate resiliency and community solutions. Gain valuable insights into the science-backed approaches and community-driven actions that contribute to a sustainable, resilient future in the face of climate change.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Event is from 6:30-8 p.m.

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The Story of Extremes (Thursday, June 13 from 6 to 8 p.m.)

Join us for a thought-provoking science lecture delving into the realm of extremes. We'll explore the impacts and dynamics of extreme heat, flash flooding, and atmospheric rivers. Through an analytical lens, we'll decipher the mechanisms driving these phenomena and their far-reaching consequences on our environment and society. Discover the science behind these extreme occurrences and gain a deeper understanding of how they shape our world.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Event is from 6:30-8 p.m.

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The Story of Nevada (Thursday, November 7 from 6 to 8 p.m.)

In this final event in our season, join us for an engaging science lecture that delves into Nevada's history the lens archaeology. Discover the significance of Basque arbor glyphs, explore the research at the DRI luminescence lab, and experience the documentation of ancient rock art using 360-degree media. This lecture offers a detailed look at Nevada's archaeological heritage.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Event is from 6:30-8 p.m.

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The Story of the Future (Thursday, Feb. 1 from 6 to 8 p.m.)

As society grows increasingly concerned about the future of our water resources, DRI Science at the Springs offers a refreshing perspective. Instead of merely adding to the chorus of worry, we invite you to join us for an enlightening science lecture focused on the power of models and forecasting in keeping the public informed about critical environmental concerns. Gain a deeper understanding of how data-driven models can help us prepare for and respond to the challenges of our changing world, all aimed at improving the quality of life for our communities.

This program is made possible with the generous support from our sponsors:

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The Springs Preserve Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to supporting programs, projects and events at the Springs Preserve.