Projects

La Kretz Postdoctoral Scholars: 2018 Call for Applications

The UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science invites applications for its annual Postdoctoral Fellowship in California Conservation Science. Consistent with our mission, we seek one or two postdoctoral scholars who simultaneously conduct innovative research and interface with the conservation and management agencies that direct and lead California conservation. For our 2018 competition, we...

Pangolin Trafficking Project

This project aims to answer key questions about the natural history and conservation requirements of giant pangolins, one of the world’s most trafficked animals.

Planet Innovation Podcast

Planet Innovation is a monthly podcast about business solutions to environmental problems. We bring uplifting conversations with scientists and entrepreneurs who are creating innovative solutions for the planet. This is not another doom and gloom sustainability podcast. From solar clothing to lab-based meat, we discuss how science and entrepreneurship can save the earth. Season 1...

Pollinator interaction at shared floral resources at Stunt Ranch Reserve

In collaboration with the UC Riverside Macrosystems project, Dr. Jenny Hazlehurst is studying how different pollinator species, especially hummingbirds and bees, interact at shared floral resources. She uses DNA metabarcoding techniques in combination with direct observations to determine what plants these pollinators have been feeding on. Stunt Ranch Reserve is an ideal field site for...