The Biodiversity Atlas of Los Angeles would not be possible without the contributions of the many individuals and cooperating agencies who have provided valuable data, guidance, and/or research support. 


  • UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge
  • Geospatial @ UCLA
    • Sierra Burkhart, UCLA, Department of Geography
    • Michael Shin, UCLA, Department of Geography


Many researchers have generously contributed species models or field data for inclusion in the Biodiversity Atlas. We are honored to feature their work.

  • Elizabeth Becker, NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center
  • Kyle Cavanaugh, UCLA, Department of Geography
  • Tom Coleman, USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection
  • Akif Eskalen, UC Davis, Department of Plant Pathology
  • John Kabashima, UC Cooperative Extension
  • Shannon C. Lynch, UC Davis, Department of Plant Pathology
  • Tarja Sagar, National Park Service
  • Amanda J. Zellmer, Occidental College, Department of Biology

UCLA Undergraduate Researchers

  • Ashley Campfield
  • Shawn Fujioka
  • Kristi Le
  • Esther Lee
  • Ireland Sherrill
  • Laurel White