To those of you who voted in the SCB North America  election – thank you! The votes are in, and we are excited to announce the following new members of the SCB North American Board, with terms beginning 1 July 2017:

  • President-Elect: Karen Root, Department of Biological Sciences, Bowling Green State University, Ohio
  • Treasurer: Kristin Carden, Earthjustice, Northern Rockies Office, Bozeman, MT
  • Vice President for Policy & Programs: Brett Hartl, Government Affairs Director, Center for Biological Diversity, Washington, D.C.
  • Vice President for Education & Chapters: Steve Trombulak, Biology Department and Environmental Studies Program, Middlebury College, Vermont
  • Chapters Representative: Rebecca McCaffery, U.S. Geological Survey, Olympic National Park, WA
  • Student Representative: Sarah Klain, Geography, College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Oregon State University

Learn more about the incoming SCBNA Board members!


The April 2017 USDA Forest Service Bulletin edited by Roy Van Driesche and Richard Reardon is now available. This bulletin was produced from the proceedings of SCBNA’S NACCB 2016 Symposia: “Use of Biological Control for the Protection of Biodiversity and Native Ecosystems” by organizers: Roy Van Driesche, Dept. of Environ. Conserv., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; and Dan Simberloff, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville​

Download the bulletin

*Remember to mark your calendars from NACCB 2018‘s Call for Symposia, Short Course, and Workshop Proposals, opening in late August of this year! 




We encourage anyone planning to participate in the April 22 March for Science, April 29 People’s Climate March, or other public demonstration to read and distribute the pamphlet available at the link below; more informed science advocates will result in safer, more successful marches.

For more info: March for Science: Know Your Rights – Climate Science Legal Defense Fund