The snow-inducing technique called cloud-seeding has been around for more than 60 years. Although not a panacea for drought-stricken regions, cloud-seeding can increase seasonal precipitation by about 10%. In the Reno area alone, winter cloud-seeding efforts are estimated to add enough water to supply about 40,000 households for a year.
DRI interns join the search for elusive desert tortoises in Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument
Tiffany Pereira’s student interns tracked elusive and threatened desert tortoises in the desert near Las Vegas, Nevada.
Tiffany Pereira, M.S., has been a member of the DRI community since July of 2019, and specializes in biology and scientific illustration.