La Kretz Center

At the La Kretz Center, we help preserve California’s biodiversity and ecosystems through research, education and public programs. We supply the scientific research needed to inform management actions to protect and restore California’s fragile biodiversity resources.

“Doing Science That Conserves California Biodiversity”


La Kretz League Nature Walk - Butterflies of the Santa Monica Mountains

Join La Kretz Center Postdoctoral Fellow Elizabeth Long for a butterfly walk at one of her study sites in the Santa Monica Mountains.

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

2014 Annual Report

Read about our accomplishments in 2014, and our plans for the coming year.