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 Center 2016 Postdoctoral Fellowship

The UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science invites applications for its Postdoctoral Fellowship in California Conservation Science.

Bruins explore California ecosystems through UC natural reserves

UCLA La Kretz Center joins in efforts with UCNRS’s Stunt Ranch Reserve to fund recent and future BioBlitzes to increase our knowledge of the natural history of Stunt and engage students.