La Kretz Center

At the La Kretz Center, we help preserve California’s biodiversity and ecosystems through research, education and public programs. We supply the scientific research needed to inform management actions to protect and restore California’s fragile biodiversity resources.

“Doing Science That Conserves California Biodiversity”


Research at Stunt Ranch Reserve

Deadline for proposals is 16 October, 2015, for funding requests from $500-$5000.

Protecting the Western Pond Turtle

See the video by UCLA undergrads

Team Turtle Beats the Drought

La Kretz Center Rehabs and Releases Endangered Turtles