Sustainability Research Summit

Bruin Viewpoint Room Ackerman Union at UCLA, 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

The International Urban Sustainability Student Corps (IUSSC) is an interdisciplinary think tank at UCLA that participates in student-led sustainability research projects. IUSSC is hosting its second annual summit on UCLA's campus open to anyone who would like to learn more about pressing sustainability issues and engage in greater discussions with peers. It will feature presentations […]

Free Food from the Dining Halls

Conference Room 1 in the Student Activities Center Basement 220 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Get a plate of free hot dining hall food in the SAC basement. Please bring your own containers and utensils. Bruin Dine is operating Tuesdays, Wednesdays, AND Thursdays this quarter. Follow @uclabruindine for updates.

**CANCELED** – Botany Brown Bag Public Lecture – “Amazing Hawaiian Plants in the UCLA Botanical Garden,” with Dr. Tom Gillespie

UCLA Mildred E Mathias Botanical Garden, La Kretz Garden Pavilion 707 Tiverton Dr, Los Angeles, CA

Unfortunately, Dr. Tom Gillespie is out sick and today's Botany Brown Bag talk is CANCELED. We will miss you and we hope to see you soon at our upcoming events. Thank you for your understanding. ----- Join a new Botany Brown Bag lunch and learn series! This free public lecture series is continued by Dr. […]

Where Drawdown solutions and high-quality offsets meet

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Refrigerant management is one of Project Drawdown’s top “emergency brake” climate solutions. Learn from Brown, Duke, and Second Nature partner Tradewater about the role refrigerant management has in mitigation and the high-quality offsets refrigeration destruction can create. In this webinar, you’ll hear from Jessica Berry, the Assistant Vice President in the Office of Sustainability and […]

Free Food from the Dining Halls

Conference Room 1 in the Student Activities Center Basement 220 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Get a plate of free hot dining hall food in the SAC basement. Please bring your own containers and utensils. Bruin Dine is operating Tuesdays, Wednesdays, AND Thursdays this quarter. Follow @uclabruindine for updates.

Guided UCLA Botanical Garden Tour

UCLA Mildred E Mathias Botanical Garden, La Kretz Garden Pavilion 707 Tiverton Dr, Los Angeles, CA

Join a Garden Guide for a free tour. Explore a living museum featuring collections of plants from around the globe! You’ll hear the stories of selected plants in the Garden and their relevance to human society. All ages are welcome. Tours meet at the La Kretz Garden Pavilion at the northern end of the Garden […]

North Central – 2024 LASAN Open House

LASAN North Central District Yard 452 North San Fernando Road, Los Angeles, CA, United States

LA Sanitation & Environment (LASAN) holds six free Open Houses events each year, opening our district yards to the public. The Open House program showcases LASAN's residential curbside collection programs with an emphasis on proper recycling practices and bulky item collection while strengthening partnerships with City residents. Each Open House will feature trash trucks and […]

First Fridays at the LA Natural History Museum: How We Multiply

Natural History Museum 900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Featuring Live Music from Wallice and Niia, DJ set from Gingee, Discussion with Dr. Aradhna Tripati of UCLA's Institute of the Environment and Sustainability hosted by Dr. Yewande Pearse, Sensory Lounge featuring LAVA (Los Angeles Video Artist), Femme House, ChocoVivo, Herbalaria, and more! If you are interested in learning more about 2024 First Fridays series, […]

TransportationCamp LA 2024

Luskin School of Public Affairs, room 2355 UCLA

TransportationCamp LA is an open venue for sharing and learning about the region’s transportation issues and successes. TransportationCamp LA aims to be an open, forward-thinking event that brings together people of all facets of the transportation world. TransportationCamp is not a formal conference — rather, as an unconference, it is driven entirely by attendees’ interests […]

Birding with Pride! – Guided Bird Walk

Del Rey Lagoon 6520 Pacific Ave, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Friends of Ballona Wetlands invites 2SLGBTQ+ communities to join a birding nature walk in honor of Pride Month. The Ballona Wetlands is the second largest open space and the last coastal wetlands in Los Angeles. Outdoor spaces, like Ballona, should be a space where people of any identity feel safe and welcomed. Meet us in […]

Habitat Restoration Day

6100 Woodley Ave 6100 Woodley Ave, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Join Friends of the LA River, California Native Plant Society, and San Fernando Valley Audubon for a morning of invasive plant removal and bird walks in the Sepulveda Basin! REGISTER HERE

Making LA Sustainable: housing strategies that fight climate change

Lehrer Architects 2140 Hyperion Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Abundant Housing LA, Urban Environmentalists, Livable Communities Initiative, Los Angeles Climate Reality Project, and Sunrise Movement LA bring you a panel of experts discussing how climate-conscious urban planning and infill housing can combat climate change while promoting equity. Be part of this critical conversation and help shape a just and equitable future for all Angelenos. […]

Flowing Toward the Future: Water’s Role in Decarbonizing Southern California’s Electrical Grid

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Are you passionate about sustainability and the future of our water resources? Do you want to learn how water management intersects with the decarbonization of Southern California’s electrical grid? If so, join an enlightening webinar hosted by the Southern California Water Coalition (SCWC). About the Webinar: In this session, we will delve into the critical […]

Ciclovía at 50: Changing Street Cultures Across the World

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A Mini-Symposium from UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies December 2024 marks the 50th anniversary of the ciclovía in Bogotá, Colombia, the original “open streets” event. Ciclovías close streets to cars and open them to people-powered mobility, creating what co-founder Jaime Ortíz Mariño calls the “world’s largest outdoor classroom.” The ciclovía covers over 75 miles every […]

Themes in World History: Environmental Transformations & Their Impact K-12 Teacher Professional Development Workshop

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This free two-day virtual K-12 teacher professional development workshop will focus on environmental issues in China and Central America to align with themes of "Environmental Transformations" in world history curriculum under the CA History Social Science (HSS) Framework. This PD workshop aims to provide area studies content and pedagogy training to K-12 teachers in California […]

Advanced Nuclear Energy – Electricity and Beyond

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Are you looking to learn more about recent developments in nuclear reactor design, demonstration, and legislation? The advanced reactors being designed and demonstrated today will be capable of doing more than just producing electricity. Hear how nuclear energy, when integrated with other generating sources, can be an enabling technology for local economic development. In this […]

Plastics Redesign for Biorenewable Circularity

HYBRID: UCLA California NanoSystems Institute auditorium 570 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Everyone is welcome to attend this Keynote address, given by Dr. Brett Helms, Senior Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The BioPACIFIC MIP Summer School offers a week-long opportunity to learn about scalable production of bio-derived building blocks and polymers. One of the goals of a circular economy is to design-out waste by re-orienting industry […]

Heat Relief 4 LA Community Campaign Launch 2024

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The City of LA's Chief Heat Officer, Marta Segura, on behalf of the Climate Emergency Mobilization Office (CEMO) and the Board of Public Works, invites you to join the virtual launch of the 2024 Heat Relief 4 LA Community Campaign! The panelists will be partners from non-profit organizations and the City, who together will discuss […]

Lunch & Learn: Wildfire and Public Health: Barriers and Opportunities to State Policy Implementation

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Wildfire smoke presents a population-wide health risk in California with significant environmental justice implications. However, the policy landscape addressing the public health impacts of wildfire remains siloed, posing challenges to integrated policy development and implementation. Join via Zoom for a discussion about the wildfire and public health policy landscape, based on the findings of a […]