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”


L.A. Urban Nature Fest

The UCLA La Kretz Center will participate in the L.A. Natural History Museum's First Annual L.A. Urban Nature Fest

2014 Annual Report

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