Topical Tag: Conservation

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Events

Special Event

RISING SEAS: JELLYFISH JERKY

A CAMPUS TASTING EVENT

11.14.2018

Join artist Marina Zurkow and chefs Hank and Bean for a climate change conversation over Jellyfish Jerky and an environmental risk Mitigating Tea at their Rising Seas Hawker Stall. On your way to and from classes, meetings and daily life, we invite you to take a snack break that brings the scale and data of...


Lecture Series

Life on the Move | Los Angeles, A Migration Haven

2018 Fall Lecture Series

11.1.2018

Life on the Move Lecture Series All plants and animals, including humans, move during their lifetimes, but some take truly harrowing or magnificent journeys to new lands and habitats. This Fall, the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum will join the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability to produce a three-night conversation between the people of...


Lecture Series

Life on the Move | A New Home, The Effects of Migration

2018 Fall Lecture Series

10.18.2018

Life on the Move Lecture Series All plants and animals, including humans, move during their lifetimes, but some take truly harrowing or magnificent journeys to new lands and habitats. This Fall, the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum will join the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability to produce a three-night conversation between the people of Los...

People

Joscha Beninde

Postdoctoral Researcher

UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science

Luke Browne

Postdoctoral Fellow

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Emily Lindsey

Emily Lindsey

Assistant Adjunct Professor

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Heidy Contreras

Assistant Professor

Department of Biology, University of La Verne

Projects

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

Susan Perry and monkeys

Lomas Barbudal Monkey Project

The Lomas Barbudal Monkey Project was founded in 1990 by Susan Perry, with the help of Joseph Manson and Julie Gros-Louis, for the purpose of studying social intelligence in the white-faced capuchin, Cebus capucinus, and this population has been studied almost continuously ever since. The Lomas Barbudal capuchins have become one of the most intensively...

Publications


Repeated mowing to restore remnant native grasslands invaded by nonnative annual grasses: upsides and downsides above and below ground

Justin M. Valliere, Susan Balch, Carole Bell, Carlos Contreras, Bridget E. Hilbig

Published Work | 2018 | Restoration Ecology


Assessing effects of nonnative crayfish on mosquito survival

Gary M. Bucciarelli, Daniel Suh, Avery Davis Lamb, Dave Roberts, Debra Sharpton, H. Bradley Shaffer, Robert N. Fisher, Lee B. Kats

Published Work | 2018 | Conservation Biology

In the News

Headline

11.19.2018

Research building burns down in the Woolsey fire

The structure was the cornerstone of a UCLA conservation science center.


Headline

11.8.2018

La Kretz Student Research Grants: Call for Proposals

The UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science and the UC Natural Reserve System (UC NRS) Stunt Ranch Santa Monica Mountains Reserve are pleased to announce our annual call for student research proposals. We invite undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral researchers in the fields of ecology, evolution, conservation, and environmental sciences to apply.


Headline

11.8.2018

La Kretz Postdoctoral Fellowship: Call for Applications

The UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science invites applications for its 2018 Postdoctoral Fellowship in California Conservation Science. We seek a postdoctoral scholar who conducts innovative biological research to work with the La Kretz Center and our partner agencies to achieve outcomes that will direct and lead California conservation efforts.

Video

Open for business in the Congo rainforest

Recently, crew of college students from UCLA and Cameroon left convenience behind and plunged into the rainforest. Their objective: reopen a field station that had been shuttered for two decades, while taking the pulse of local wildlife. Through their efforts and a project from UCLA’s Congo Basin Institute, the Bouamir research station is again open...