Funded by a generous donation from Morton La Kretz, the Annual Lecture brings to Los Angeles renowned thinkers, researchers and leaders who can educate and inspire our audience, and ourselves, on conservation science. This yearly lecture takes place in the city of Malibu, one of the most stunning locales in the Santa Monica Mountains, in the heart of the Malibu Creek Watershed.
A discussion presented in partnership with the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum
Dr. Heather Tallis, The Nature Conservancy Acting Chief Scientist, discusses the impact of natural landscapes on human well-being. From students health scores to physical ailments, Dr. Tallis' research indicates that nature has a bigger part in daily life than you would expect.
A cat discussion presented by the Natural History Museum of L.A. County in partnership with the UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science
Professor Stan Gehrt discusses how coyotes live among millions of people, how they move across the landscape while remaining largely hidden from us, and how they function as predators in the urban ecosystem.
5th Annual La Kretz Public Lecture by Professor Daniel Simberloff, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville presented May 4, 2014 at the UCLA La Kretz Center for for California Conservation Science
Presented by Professor David B. Wake, University of California at Berkeley at the 4th Annual Public Lecture sponsored by the UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science at King Gillette Ranch in Malibu, California.
Presented by Dr. Sylvia Earle, internationally renowned oceanographer, explorer, and author
Highlights of the lecture by Paul R. Ehrlich, Stanford University Bing Professor of Population Studies
Inaugural public lecture by noted biologist Peter Raven