Archive Tag: Event

Sparking a Regional Conversation panel from the #SustainLACo kick-off event
Cassie Rauser

The Los Angeles County Chief Sustainability Office hosted a #SustainLACo kick-off event on November 16, 2017 at the L.A. County Natural History Museum to mark the beginning of the development of a countywide sustainability plan. Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and the County’s first Chief Sustainability Officer Gary Gero kicked off the morning by Read more

Professor Glen MacDonald (Geography) presenting on his research: Regional and Urban Vegetation Browning and the Recent Drought – A Preview of Los Angeles’ Future?
Asma Mahdi

On November 29, 2017, the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Water Research Symposium gathered researchers from across campus to share their work and perspectives on realizing local water for Los Angeles. Bringing together the UCLA research community and representatives from the City and County of LA, the symposium was a platform to inform on-the-ground regional sustainability Read more

A group of a half dozen faculty, researchers and a doctoral student went to the first ever Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Conference on Sustainable Cities and Landscapes. The conference at the Portland campus of University of Oregon, hosted scholars from a dozen countries discussing urban biodiversity, water management, landscape architecture, energy, urban design and other issues. Read more