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!

Want to take your abstract submission to the next level for #NACCB2024?

REGISTER NOW with this link SCB North America’s Abstract Preparation Workshop on Thursday, January 25, from 1 – 2:30 pm EST!  Join our experienced speakers for valuable tips and tricks to help you craft a compelling abstract!

The Call for Abstracts for Oral, Speed, and Poster Presentations is now OPEN for #NACCB2024

The deadline to submit is Friday, February 9, 2024.

Learn more about the requirements and how to submit here!

The North America Section of the Society for Conservation Biology is excited to announce the start of its 2022 Board Special Election for the President Elect position! The election ballot will close on Monday, November 7th.

The President Elect position is a critical role on the SCBNA Board, as the first in the ‘President-series’ – a 6-year total commitment: 2 as President-Elect, 2 as President, 2 as Past-President. The President-Elect serves on the Executive Committee of the SCBNA Board, chairs the Conference Committee, and provides support for the President, including filling in as needed.

Even though there is only one excellent candidate running for President Elect, we still need SCBNA members to vote! Thank you for voting in this important election! 

It’s easy to cast your ballot:

  1. Go to the SCB website and log in to your member home page (click “Member Login” at the top of the page).
  2. On your SCB member home page, click the link for the North America Section Election in the blue box at the top of the page. 
  3. Read the candidates’ profile on the bottom of the ballot.
  4. Cast your vote.
  5. After you select your candidate scroll to the bottom of the page and click “submit” to validate your vote. 

Not a Member?

Learn more about the President Elect Candidate:

Rebecca Hufft, PhD

Board Position: President-elect

Dr. Hufft is the Associate Director of Applied Conservation at Denver Botanic Gardens, where she has overseen plant conservation projects since 2011. Prior to coming to the Gardens, she received her doctorate in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of California Santa Cruz, conducted a postdoctoral fellowship at Colorado State University, and served as a Senior Supervising Scientist at the National Ecological Observatory Network. She is a broadly trained conservation biologist whose research interests include restoration, urban biodiversity, ex situ conservation, long-term monitoring, and phenology. She co-chaired the North American Congress for Conservation Biology 2020 and has served as the Treasurer for SCBNA since 2020. She has enjoyed helping to shape society meetings and engaging with SCBNA members. As an SCBNA board member she has also participated in planning for the global organizational restructuring and looks forward to continuing to shape SCBNA as it moves through this transition. She would like to continue to support the organization and its mission by continuing to serve on the board as President-Elect, contributing her many years of research, education, outreach, and project management experience.