La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science
John Benson and Elizabeth Long are the 2014 UCLA La Kretz Center Fellowship appointees
5th Annual La Kretz Public Lecture by Professor Daniel Simberloff, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville presented May 4, 2014 at the UCLA La Kretz Center for for California Conservation Science
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 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.
UCLA La Kretz Center participates in the 2012 National Park Service Science Festival.
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.”
Watch the 4th Annual Public Lecture sponsored by the UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science at King Gillette Ranch in Malibu, California on April 7, 2013.
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.
“Marine Protected Areas: Reasons for Hope” presented by Dr. Sylvia Earle, internationally renowned oceanographer, explorer, and author
When researchers from around the globe converge at UCLA on Sept. 6 to discuss the small 2 percent of the planet covered by the world’s five Mediterranean-climate regions, they’ll be focusing on how to protect the whopping 16 percent of Earth’s plant species that call those regions home.
Highlights of the UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science Public Lecture: “California, conservation, and the globe: Why we need to close the culture gap and all become Mahbsters.”