Upcoming events

La Kretz Center Conservation Lectures

La Kretz Center 2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship Candidate Seminar
"Spatial heterogeneity and temporal dynamics of Pannonian forest-steppes, and a project proposal on the effects of fragmentation in Californian plant communities" Presented by László Erdős, Department of Ecology, University of Szeged
April 6, 2015
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

La Kretz Center 2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship Candidate Seminar
“Speciation and species delimitation of desert lizards in southern California and Baja California: applications of coalescent theory to conservation biology” Presented by Andrew Gottscho, Department of Biology, San Diego State University
April 9, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

La Kretz Center 2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship Candidate Seminar
“Plant responses to environmental change: A hydraulics approach” Prsented by Alex Pivovaroff, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California Riverside
April 14, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

6th Annual UCLA La Kretz Center Public Lecture

6th Annual UCLA La Kretz Center Public Lecture
Join us for our 6th Annual Public Lecture, presented by Professor Stan Gehrt of Ohio State University. Stan’s talk, “Ghost Dogs: Coyotes as Top Predators of the City”, will be followed by a Q&A session with local urban carnivore experts, and promises to be both stimulating and informative. The discussion continues with a VIP Dinner for La Kretz League Members at our Field Station in the mountains.
April 18, 2015
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Past events

UCLA/La Kretz Workshop in Conservation Genomics, 22-27 March, 2015

UCLA/La Kretz Workshop in Conservation Genomics, 22-27 March, 2015
Each year, the La Kretz Center sponsors this hands-on workshop, held jointly at our Field Station and Stunt Ranch. Our goal is to provide training and access to the most current issues and techniques in population genomics, and how these tools can be applied to pressing conservation problems.
March 22, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Seminar
“Amphibian Population Declines: Complex Causes and Consequences for Global Amphibian Biodiversity” presented by Karen Lips, Department of Biology, University of Maryland
January 21, 2015
12:02 PM - 3:02 PM

The Global Amphibian Biodiversity Crisis
Presented by Dr. David B. Wake, Professor of the Graduate School in Integrative Biology and Curator, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California at Berkeley.
April 7, 2013
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Marine protected areas: Reasons for hope
Presented by Dr. Sylvia Earle, internationally renowned oceanographer, explorer, and author
May 6, 2012
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

California, conservation, and the globe: Why we need to close the culture gap and all become Mahbsters
Highlights of the 2nd Annual Public Lecture by Paul R. Ehrlich, Stanford University Bing Professor of Population Studies
May 15, 2011
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM