Projects

bruin naturalists club

Bruin Naturalists Club

The Bruin Naturalists Club is a student organization at UCLA dedicated to getting people outside to learn about and interact with nature. We organize hikes, camping trips, and outreach events to increase our members’ exposure to the natural world. For more information, contact Erin Toffelmier at etoff@ucla.edu

the future of california drought, fire, and forest dieback

California Ecosystem Futures: The Future of California Drought, Fire, and Forest Dieback

In this project, we at the Center for Climate Science are using climate, vegetation, and fire observations and models to answer critical questions for California's future: Under climate change, what will happen to forests? How will fire risk change? How will climate, forest, and fire changes interact with and exacerbate one another — and what can we do to prepare?