Robert Lovich

Robert E. Lovich

Senior Natural Resource Specialist

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) SW


(619) 532-1478

Desert Integrated Product Team
1220 Pacific Highway
San Diego CA 92132

Bio

Robert (Rob) Lovich is the herpetologist for the Department of Defense and also a Senior Natural Resource Specialist for the U.S. Navy in San Diego, California. His primary duties include managing projects throughout the southwestern United States and involve all manner of natural resource issues and species. Amphibians and reptiles are Robert’s primary interest, and he has been studying them for nearly 20 years. He has been the Program Director for Department of Defense Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (DoD PARC) since its inception in 2009. Robert has several dozen peer-reviewed publications, and his academic pedigree includes a dissertation on the phylogeography and conservation of the Arroyo Toad. Also in 2009, Rob co-published “Lizards of the American Southwest,” with Larry Jones. When not surfing, golfing, or working on his 1960’s muscle cars, his work and interests include: 1) natural history and evolution of herpetofauna; 2) application of endangered species conservation; and 3) integrating science into natural resource management.

Websites

www.dodnaturalresources.net/DoD-PARC.html

dodparcphotolibrary.shutterfly.com

Projects

The Green Bundle

The Green Bundle: Pairing the Market with the Planet

The market for green products has expanded rapidly over the last decade, but most consumers need something more than eco-benefits to motivate their purchases. Magali A. Delmas and David Colgan argue that many green products now offer the total packageā€”a “green bundle” that checks the environmental box, but also offers improved performance, health benefits, savings,...