TMCC is offering some community classes with a focus on geology. You can check out the classes here:
Click on “Recreation and Wellness—Outdoors”
TMCC Workforce Development and Community Education, 5270 Neil Road #216, Reno, (775) 829-9010
Gold Prospecting Series
Save 10 dollars when you register for gold panning and gold sluicing at the same time.
Mother Lode Gold Panning
Find out why gold panning is one of the fastest growing outdoor recreational activities in the country. Take in the beauty of a Sierra river while you practice your gold panning skills. Must provide own transportation. Save $10 when you register for gold panning and gold sluicing at the same time. $10 materials fee
Prerequisite: Mother Lode Gold Panning. Build on the experience you have gained from the gold panning class. Try out sluicing and other prospecting techniques. Learn how to use the river’s flow to find more gold. Must provide own transportation. Save $10 when you register for gold panning and gold sluicing at the same time.
Geology Exploration: Sierra Nevada
Discover how our majestic mountains were formed during this lecture and field trip course. Discuss area glaciation, earthquake faults and more. Then tour with a geologist to visit fascinating features in Genoa, the Walker River and Hope Valley. Enjoy collecting cool rocks and discussing area history.