Science to support conservation:

Our mission is to combine innovative scientific research, education, and technical support to inform, enhance and inspire conservation. Our goal is a rich and enduring biological heritage.

Training leaders

Training leaders

Early warning systems for biodiversity

Early warning systems for biodiversity

Wildlands

Wildlands

About PBI

We believe that knowledge, combined with passion, changes the game. Our conservation science fills critical knowledge gaps, and has made a significant difference in the protection and management of forests, rivers, deserts, wetlands, and imperiled wildlife species. We accomplish our mission through:

From the blog

Keep up to date on PBI activities, events, and progress.

PBI welcomes new advisory council members

PBI welcomes new advisory council members

January 23, 2018

Dr Diana Gale is senior lecturer emeritus of Public Affairs at the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, and teaches in the Cascade Executive Programs. Her outstanding career in public policy and administration includes the Leadership Council of Puget Sound, first director of Seattle Public Utilities and City of Seattle’s Office … Read More

Conservation Café #4 – Antarctic Expedition

Conservation Café #4 – Antarctic Expedition

December 18, 2017

Our 4th Conservation Cafe featured our very own executive director, Phoebe Barnard. She talked about her trip with Homeward Bound, on the largest women’s expedition to Antarctica to date. The frozen, but quickly melting world of the Antarctic, is beautiful, wild, and exotic. We viewed photos of penguins, seals, the strong women leaders of Homeward … Read More

An Interview with PBI’s new Executive Director

An Interview with PBI’s new Executive Director

November 22, 2017

We introduced PBI’s new executive director, Dr Phoebe Barnard, earlier this year. But we’d like to invite you to get to know Phoebe better, in her conversation below with one of our fantastic board members, writer and citizen scientist Jan Hersey. Where did you grow up? What first tickled your interest in the environment? I … Read More

Team member highlights