How the UCLA La Kretz Center Rehabbed & Released 28 Genetically Significant Turtles Imperiled by Habitat Loss
La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science
Seth Riley, who teaches at UCLA and works for the National Park Service, has tracked 40 mountain lions living in the Santa Monica Mountains
John Benson and Elizabeth Long are the 2014 UCLA La Kretz Center Fellowship appointees
The UCLA La Kretz Center is developing a radical new genomic toolkit to learn more about how desert tortoises use their habitat and how to avoid conflicts with green energy projects in the Mojave Desert.
The UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science is pleased to issue its
inaugural Annual Report, presenting highlights of our achievements in 2011 and some of our planned activities for 2012.
The Festival had talks, hands-on demonstrations, nature walks, family activities, live animal displays and meet and greets with scientists, including researchers and staff from the UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science and Center for Tropical Research.
UCLA La Kretz Center participates in the 2012 National Park Service Science Festival.
UCLA La Kretz Center joins the LA Natural History Museum for this year’s Reptile and Amphibian Appreciation Day
The La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science joins departments across the UCLA campus at the 5th annual Astronomy Live! Explore Your Universe event.
Professor Brad Shaffer received a three-year, $631,284 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Evolutionary Genetics program.
Felicia Federico is lead author on a report that identifies priorities for climate change research and monitoring within the Mediterranean Coast Network (Santa Monica Mountains NRA, Channel Islands National Park and Cabrillo National Monument) and serves as an essential reference document to direct and inform climate change research.
La Kretz Center Director Brad Shaffer was interviewed on NPR about the ecological dangers resulting from the interbreeding of endangered California salamanders and imported Texas salamanders, which has created a new type of hybrid “super-salamander.”
The UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science hosted a Workshop in Conservation Genomics at the center’s field station March 23-28, 2013.
The Malibu Times reported on the opening of the UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science Field Station.
Nularis Energy Solutions donates LED indoor light bulbs to the new UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science Field Station.
This first physical location for the organization allows for overnight stays for researchers in the Santa Monica Mountains.
The Calabasas Patch covered the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of the UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science Field Station.The field station will serve as a new headquarters for the La Kretz Center in partnership with the NPS, California State Parks and the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority.
UCLA’s La Kretz Center Field Station opened Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the Santa Monica Mountains, providing a new headquarters and center of operations for the university’s La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science.
“Marine Protected Areas: Reasons for Hope” presented by Dr. Sylvia Earle, internationally renowned oceanographer, explorer, and author