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The UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science and the UC Natural Reserve System Stunt Ranch Santa Monica Mountains Reserve are pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of our…
Brad Shaffer in The Guardian: Different fire management strategies needed for southern California chaparral and conifer forest
The forest service is prepared to cut through hundreds of acres of chaparral – and the rich and diverse ecosystems this shrubland supports – to protect the trees above.
Brad Shaffer in The Los Angeles Times: This architect is trying to save cougars from becoming roadkill on California freeways
Brad Shaffer, an evolutionary biologist at UCLA, has high hopes the wildlife crossing will reshape not just the landscape for its top predator but the character of Southern California. “From…
Samantha Catella’s proposed research will determine whether plants sourced from urban habitats are locally adapted to urban conditions using a reciprocal transplant experiment.
In this seminar, UCLA La Kretz postdoc finalist Zac MacDonald focuses on a series of studies addressing mechanisms that structure patterns of butterfly and vascular plant diversity in space and time.
The UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science and the UC Natural Reserve System Stunt Ranch Santa Monica Mountains Reserve are pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of our…