UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science 2nd Annual Public Lecture
"California, Conservation, and the Globe: Why we need to close the culture gap and all become Mahbsters", by Dr. Paul R. Ehrlich, Stanford University Bing Professor of Population Studies
Sunday, May 15, 2011
King Gillette Ranch
26800 Mulholland Highway
Calabasas, CA 91302
Cohosted by National Park Service, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, California Department of Parks and Recreation, Angeles District & Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority.
Dr. Paul R. Ehrlich is currently the Bing Professor of Population Studies at Stanford University’s Department of Biology. He is president of Stanford’s Center for Conservation Biology and has been a member of the faculty since 1959. His research focuses on population biology, as well as policy issues related to the human predicament, in collaboration with colleagues across a broad range of disciplines including economics, psychology, political science, and law.
Dr. Ehrlich is the recipient of numerous honors including: the First AAAS/Scientific American Prize for Science in the Service of Humanity, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Crafoord Prize in Population Biology and the Conservation of Biological Diversity, a MacArthur Prize Fellowship, the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement and the Eminent Ecologist award of the Ecological Society of America. He has authored and coauthored more than 1000 scientific papers and articles in the popular press and over 40 books, including “The Population Bomb.”
This talk will examine the current threats to California’s biological, recreational and cultural wealth, and will discuss the Millennium Assessment of Human Behavior (MAHB), an effort by the scholarly community to ameliorate these threats.
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Map & Directions
Directions to King Gillette Ranch, 26800 West Mulholland Highway, Calabasas, CA 91302
Take Hwy 101 (Ventura Freeway) to the Las Virgenes/Malibu Canyon exit. Head south on Las Virgenes Road and continue to Mulholland Hwy, about two miles. Turn left onto Mulholland Highway and immediately look for the King Gillette Ranch entrance on the right.
Take the Santa Monica Freeway (I-10) west to the Pacific Coast Highway north. Travel approximately 12 miles then turn right onto Malibu Canyon Road. Continue on Malibu Canyon Road for approximately seven miles, and then turn right onto Mulholland Highway. Immediately look for the King Gillette Ranch entrance on the right.
Parking: Parking is free for this event
Address: 26800 West Mulholland Highway Calabasas, CA 91302