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!

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 9, 2023.

Learn more about the requirements and how to submit here!

The Call for Proposals for Symposia, Interactive Sessions, Short Courses & Workshops is now OPEN for #NACCB2024

The deadline to submit is October 26, 2023.

Learn more about the requirements and how to submit here!

We are excited to share our Summer Skill-Building Series recordings on our YouTube Channel!

Even if you were unable to attend, you can still learn a few skills with our recordings 📝

Remaining sessions will be added within the next few weeks!

SCB North America is proud to introduce your new board members!

We are so excited to have them on board to help us make our community an even better place for everyone interested in conservation biology.

Thoughtfully designed by Sage Paul, a Coast Salish Artist, a beautiful narrative behind the inspiration of our logo has been created to take you on a journey – From Summit to Sea.

Check out more of our wonderful artist’s work here: https://sageowl.ca

Learn a bit more about Bernie:

Bernie’s background includes research in developmental ecology and amphibian conservation and positions in non-profit leadership, community outreach, and science education. Before joining SCBNA, Bernie served as the Director of Science Outreach at Edgewood College in Madison, WI, where he led the development and implementation of community-based science education programs for underrepresented communities across the state. He is also a current Board Member of the Urban Learning Collaborative, a Milwaukee-based non-profit aimed at training the next generation of K-12 educators. Bernie is passionate about connecting scientists with community leaders, grassroots organizations, and students of all ages through his role at SCBNA, all in an effort to protect our natural world. Bernie received a B.S. in Biology from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX, and an M.S. in Biology from Washington State University. He lives and works in Milwaukee, WI, with his wife, Alexandra, and their cat, Zuri. 

We are so excited for this new step and wish Megan Keville, our former director, all the best in her new role!