La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science
FROM THE MAGAZINE
A new paper published in PeerJ by IOES senior practicum students highlights deadly trends which are wearing away at the population stability of both species of Western Pond Turtle.
La Kretz Center and Stunt Ranch Reserve award conservation science research grants to seven UCLA students
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 2020 recipients of our competitive research awards. The awardees, working on projects ranging from the effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas to the impact of urbanization on biodiversity, each contribute...
Rachel Blakey Research in EurekAlert!: Changing Wildfires in the California’s Sierra Nevada May Threaten Northern Goshawks
Rachel Blakey’s research suggests fire, as it becomes more frequent and severe, poses a substantial risk to goshawks in the Sierra Nevada region.
One of California’s iconic tree species offers lessons for conservation in study led by La Kretz Postdoc Luke Browne and UCLA Distinguished Professor Victoria Sork
New research casts doubt on the common assumption that plants and animals are adapted to their environments.