CDFW Conservation Lecture Series

The Conservation Lecture Series is organized by CDFW’s Science Institute. The lecture series is designed to deliver the most current scientific information about conservation issues in California.

Below is a list of lectures and speakers for the Conservation Lecture Series. Lectures are open to anyone who is interested in participating. Participants may attend in-person (when available) or remotely via webinar. Please be sure to register for each class. Lectures are recorded and posted for those unable to attend the day of the event. Visit the archive page to see recordings of past lectures.

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Upcoming Lectures

November 30, 2023, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Pacific Time): "Effects of Artificial Light at Night on Wildlife and Strategies to Mitigate Them," presented by Travis Longcore, PhD (UCLA)

Please register for this event using one of the links below:

Public Registration

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Employee Registration

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Videos and Past Lectures

TWS Training Certification

Training hours from the Conservation Lecture Series may be used towards The Wildlife Society (TWS) Category I of the Certified Wildlife Biologist Renewal/Professional Development Certificate Program (up to 8 hours)

CDFW Staff Video Credit

CDFW employees must log-in for video credit information.