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Women’s History Month Celebration

March 21, 2018

March is Women’s History Month! CURes wanted to take this opportunity to highlight the efforts of some wonderful local women working to promote urban ecological awareness and conservation.   Ruth Galanter In 1973, Galanter was the first California resident to more

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Torpor in Female Hummingbirds

February 23, 2018

CURes is kicking off the new year with another intense season of birdwatching. Just a little over a year ago, previous CURes Research Fellow (2016-17) and current Graduate Fellow, Erich Eberts, launched a research project that aimed to answer the more

Ahmanson Auditorium

Apr 4, 2018

Imagining a Resilient Future: 2017-2018 Environmental Lecture Series

In partnership with the Department of Urban and Environmental Studies and Environmental Science programs, the Center for Urban Resilience is hosting, “Imagining a Resilient Future: Engaging the LMU Community,” which is a series of six lectures that highlight a range more

Apr 7, 2018

Migration Celebration

Join CURes and the Friends of Ballona Wetlands for their annual Migration Celebration in Ballona Discovery Park! The event features live hawks and owls, a virtual reality experience, art gallery, live music, native gardening workshops, food trucks, guided bird tours, more

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Apr 13, 2018

The Children’s Eternal Rainforest: Past, Present, and Future

CURes and the Seaver College for Science and Engineering present a lecture by Mark Wainwright. Wainwright grew up in England, obtained his undergraduate degree at Middlebury College, and has lived and worked in Costa Rica since 1991. Most of his more

Hilton 100

Apr 16, 2018

Beyond the Brink Documentary Screening

“Beyond the Brink” focuses on understanding and mitigating the Mediterranean water crisis, using Southern California as a focal example. The film screening will be followed by a panel of experts, including Dr. Eric Strauss (CURes Executive Director) and others. Learn more

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Apr 17, 2018

Amphibian Decline and Partial Recovery

CURes and the Seaver College of Science and Engineering present a lecture by Mark Wainwright. The Golden Toad was a conservation icon, found only within an area of a few square miles in the cloud forests of Monteverde, Costa Rica. more

LMU Alumni Mall

Apr 19, 2018

LMU Third Thursday

Visit CURes’ table to learn more about our ecological initiatives and current projects, and discover other organizations and programs on and off LMU’s campus! Part of LMU’s campus-wide Earth Month.