University of California, Riverside

Center for Conservation Biology



The Center For Conservation Biology Mission Is To:

+ Proactively identify new research priorities in conservation biology and inaugurate new collaborative research programs.

+ Develop research programs in response to existing needs in conservation biology.

+ Assist in the conservation and restoration of species and ecosystems by facilitating the collection, evaluation and dissemination of scientific information.

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  • April 13, 2016, Jane Block Lecture; "The California Phenology Project: Tracking (and predicting) the effects of climate change on the seasonal cycles of the California flora"


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  • Allen, M.F. 2016. If you want to understand nature, stick your head in the sand! LA+ Journal of Landscale Architecture.
  • Barrows, C.W., Hoines, J., Vamstad, M.S., Murphy-Mariscal, M.L., Lalumiere, K., Heintz, J. 2016. Measuring the value of citizen scientists for assessing climate change impacts across desert ecoregions. Biological Conservation 195:82-88.
  • Barrows, C.W., Murphy-Mariscal, M.L., Hernandez, R.R. At a crossroads: The nature of natural history in the 21st century. BioScience.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Center for Conservation Biology
1435 Boyce Hall

Tel: (951) 827-5494