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L.A. Times: CURes Sees L.A. as Green Solutions Laboratory

January 21, 2015

On January 14, 2015, the Los Angeles Times featured CURes in the following article: “Center for Urban Resilience sees L.A. as laboratory for green solutions“.  

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CURes’ Own Jim Landry Elected President of Environmental Nonprofit

January 21, 2015

Jim Landry was elected President of Friends of Ballona Wetlands at its January 2015 meeting.  Jim is the Senior Director of Operations for CURes. He is also Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry as well as Director of more


Heal the Bay

Jan 31, 2015

Key to the Watershed: Project Wet Workshops: ‘The Los Angeles River Watershed’

The interdisciplinary Project WET activities support California Science, History/Social Science and National Common Core Standards and are an effective tool for integrating student knowledge of water resources with activities that include real-life based scenarios that provide strong foundations for STEAM and Service-Learning programs. Project WET activities are designed to supplement existing curriculum, including the use of EEI (Education & the Environment Initiative) curriculum units.

This workshop is a direct follow-up from our summertime trainings, and teachers are encouraged to continue their training here. New teachers are also welcomed to attend!

On-site parking and lunch will provided for the workshop attendees, and carpooling is encouraged. Each participant will receive a copy of the Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide-containing (64) activities addressing multiple aspects of water and first-hand experience engaged in Project WET activities!

Free registration: https://keytothewatershedpwet.eventbrite.com

Heal the Bay

Jan 31, 2015

Key to the Watershed: Project Wet Workshops: ‘The Los Angeles River Watershed’

Heal the Bay presents: The interdisciplinary Project WET activities support California Science, History/Social Science and National Common Core Standards and are an effective tool for integrating student knowledge of water resources with activities that include real-life based scenarios that provide more

LMU Alumni Mall

Feb 10, 2015

LMU Spring Study Abroad Fair

The annual Spring Study Abroad Fair will take place on February 10, 2015 at Alumni Mall during Convo Hour. Stay tuned for more information. http://academics.lmu.edu/studyabroad/

Fairmont San Jose

Feb 11, 2015

Citizen Science Association Conference 2015

Citizen Science 2015 is the inaugural conference of the Citizen Science Association (CSA), two days of building connections and exchanging ideas across a wide spectrum of disciplines and experiences. Participate and help to shape the future of citizen science!

Unnamed Venue

Feb 15, 2015

Agriculture and Climate Change: Adapting Crops to Increased Uncertainty

Maintaining crop production to feed a growing population during a period of climate change is the greatest challenge we face as a species. The increasing crop yields during the Green Revolution in the last century were brought about mostly through more

Unnamed Venue

Feb 23, 2015

Climate Leadership Conference

The Climate Leadership Conference is your annual exchange for addressing global climate change through policy, innovation, and business solutions. Forward-thinking leaders from business, government, academia, and the non-profit community convene to explore market transformation, share energy and climate related solutions, more