In the 2nd part of our Career Conversations series next Friday, May 31st @ 2 PM EST, we will continue to hear from professionals working in the conservation field, specifically in the non-profit and private sectors. Our panelists will be on hand to answer your questions about what work and life are like in their career paths. Topics might include educational requirements, important skills to build, and what day-to-day life looks like in their workplaces.

***All attendees will also receive a special extended early bird registration rate for NACCB 2024!

Panelists for the non-profit and private sectors panel include:

Peter Soroye, Key Biodiversity Areas Assessment and Outreach Coordinator, Wildlife Conservation Society Canada

Alison Ormsby, Forest Specialist, Adventure Scientists

Mike Chang, Director, Cascadia Consulting Group

Amrita Gupta, Applied Research Scientist, Microsoft AI for Good Lab

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/yeywub2n

Submit questions for panelists: https://tinyurl.com/36tjw7w9

Learn more and register for NACCB 2024: https://scbnorthamerica.org/index.php/naccb-2024-registration/

Thank you for the active engagement from all those who joined us in part 1 of the panels! 

Hope to see you in part 2!

Registration for #NACCB2024 field trips closes TOMORROW! Be sure to secure your spot for these amazing learning experiences about the local environments, conservation projects, and cultures!

Browse and register for tripsNACCB 2024 Field Trips – Society for Conservation Biology North America

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Check out our posts on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for trip spotlights! 

Register for #NACCB2024 field trips by next Wednesday, May 15th to secure your spot! Join us for these amazing learning experiences about the local environments, conservation projects, and cultures!

Browse and register for tripsNACCB 2024 Field Trips – Society for Conservation Biology North America

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Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for the next few days to learn more about each trip!

Please join the SCBNA Student Affairs Committee on Monday, May 6, at 2 PM EST to learn more about different career options in conservation! In Part 1 of this two-part series, we will hear from professionals working in the academic and government sectors of the conservation field. Our panelists will be on hand to answer your questions about what work and life are like in their career paths. Topics might include educational requirements, important skills to build, and what day-to-day life looks like in their workplaces.

Stuart Livingstone, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Andrea Schreier, Associate Adjunct Professor, University of California Davis

Elizabeth Nelson, Science Advisor, Parks Canada | Adjunct Professor, University of Toronto

Wynne Moss, Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center

Register for the panels: https://tinyurl.com/yeas94pu

Submit questions for panelists before the session: https://tinyurl.com/36tjw7w9

Register for the conference: https://scbnorthamerica.org/index.php/naccb-2024-registration/

Please see below for current updates on NACCB2024!

The registration deadline for #NACCB2024 has been EXTENDED!!

Register by the early bird deadline of Apr 26, 2024 (1 week from today!), to guarantee your accepted talks/posters/proposals in the NACCB 2024! https://scbnorthamerica.org/index.php/naccb-2024-registration/

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#NACCB2024 online program is now live!

https://www.xcdsystem.com/scbna/program/R8bSS6t/index.cfm

Email conferences@scbnorthamerica.org for any questions/concerns! 

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Did you know about the conservation-focused field trips at #NACCB2024?

Spots are limited – register TODAY: https://scbnorthamerica.org/index.php/naccb-2024-field-trips/… 

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#NACCB2024 will host several workshops and short courses on conservation communications and strategies!

Find the catalog and register here: https://scbnorthamerica.org/index.php/naccb-2024-workshops-short-courses/…

Deadline: May 1, 2024

SCB Davis is CALLING FOR SIGNATURES on their petition to list the California White Sturgeon under California’s Endangered Species Act! This will reduce threats of overharvest, drought, water diversion, and nutrient pollution on sturgeons. Please show your support for our local chapter by signing their petition via the Google Form before Wednesday, Apr 11.

Read & Sign: http://tinyurl.com/4hhckmyr

Hello everybody! Please see below for important updates regarding #NACCB2024!!! 

Know a leader who is translating principles of conservation biology into real-world conservation?

Nominate them for the Edward T. Laroe Memorial Award at #NACCB2024! Nomination closes Mar. 29th, 2024: https://apply.conbio.org

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#NACCB2024 will host several workshops and short courses on conservation communications and strategies!

Find the catalog and register here: Workshops & Short Courses

Deadline: May 1, 2024

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Registration for #NACCB2024 is now OPEN!!!

Register by the early bird deadline of Apr 12, 2024, to guarantee your accepted talks/posters/proposals in the NACCB 2024!

Find more here: NACCB 2024 Registration

Affordable hotel reservations right on the UBC campus are available to attendees! Reserve here: NACCB 2024 Hotel Reservations – Society for Conservation Biology North America

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Attending #NACCB 2024? Explore Vancouver and its conservation projects with exciting field trips.

NACCB will host six field trips during our pre and post-conference days (June 23, 24, and 28). Spots are limited on each trip, so we recommend registering and reserving your spot as soon as possible.

Read more and register for them here: https://scbnorthamerica.org/index.php/naccb-2024-field-trips/

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Financial aid grant applications for #NACCB2024 are LIVE! Deadline for all applications is March 15, 2024. Visit here for details: NACCB 2024 Financial Aid – Society for Conservation Biology North America

Please see below for important updates regarding NACCB2024!!! 

Registration for #NACCB2024 is now OPEN!!!

Register by the early bird deadline of Apr 12, 2024, to guarantee your accepted talks/posters/proposals in the NACCB 2024!

Find more here: NACCB 2024 Registration

Affordable hotel reservations right on the UBC campus are available to attendees! Reserve here: NACCB 2024 Hotel Reservations – Society for Conservation Biology North America

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Attending #NACCB 2024? Explore Vancouver and its conservation projects with exciting field trips.

NACCB will host six field trips during our pre and post-conference days (June 23, 24, and 28). Spots are limited on each trip, so we recommend registering and reserving your spot as soon as possible.

Read more and register for them here: https://scbnorthamerica.org/index.php/naccb-2024-field-trips/

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Financial aid grant applications for #NACCB2024 are LIVE! Deadline for all applications is March 15, 2024. Visit here for details: NACCB 2024 Financial Aid – Society for Conservation Biology North America

Introducing our new SCBNA Communications Intern and Conference Assistant, Lisa Wang!

Lisa is a second-year undergraduate student at Penn State University Schreyer Honors College and is from Hershey, PA. She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in biology and has a background in molecular ecology, non-profit marketing, and scientific/climate communications.

We are very excited to have her helping with SCBNA communications and NACCB2024!

We would also like to give a huge thank you to our past communications intern Jules Duran for her amazing work with us during the past two years and assistance with NACCB2022. She will be completing her Master of Science in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management from the North Carolina State University this May. Congratulations Jules and all the best in the future!

Happy Monday ☆

It is an eventful Fall, so here are a few updates from SCB North America to keep in mind:

  • We are looking for a Communications Intern 🎉   Are you interested or know anyone who would be? Build connections within our organization as you grow your skills and make a difference in #SciComm 📝   Please see the full Position Description

  • We are Seeking Sponsors for #NACCB2024 🌱    Help us make our conference the talk of the town as we visit Vancouver this Summer 📷  PLUS there are benefits for YOU Contact us at conferences@scbnorthamerica.org if you would like to learn more

  • The Call for Proposals for Symposia, Interactive Sessions, Short Courses & Workshops is now OPEN for #NACCB2024 💌  The deadline to submit has been extended to November 9th. Learn more about the requirements and how to submit on our website!