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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When and Where is the next Seminar?!

  • 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"


There are no updates at this time.

  • Aciego, SM, CS Riebe, S Hart, MA Blakowski, C Carey, SM Aarons, N Dove, P Austin, and E Aronson. 2017. “Dust outpaces bedrock in nutrient supply to montane forest ecosystems.” Nature Communications. 10.1038/ncomms14800.
  • Clark, C. J. 2017. eBird records show substantial growth of the Allen's Hummingbird (Selasphorus sasin sedentarius) population in urban Southern California. The Condor: Ornithological Applications. 119: 122-130. doi: 10.1650/CONDOR-16-153.1
  • De La Riva, D. G., K. R. Haldun, B. G. Vindeola, and J. T. Trumble. 2017. Arthropod communities in a selenium-contaminated habitat with a focus on ant species. Environmental Pollution 220: 234-241.

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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