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.

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

Fidalgo Shoreline Academy – October 21

Fidalgo Shoreline Academy – October 21

November 10, 2017

We had a great time at Fidalgo Shoreline Academy in October! Our executive director, Phoebe gave the keynote address: When Rome is Burning: The Effects of a Global Decline in Biodiversity. Her address was well received and the crowd was interactive and engaged. The various breakout sessions were informative, with a great number of people in attendance. … Read More

Lucila Castro – Finalist for 2017 NAAEE Award!

Lucila Castro – Finalist for 2017 NAAEE Award!

October 4, 2017

Lucila  Castro, PBI’s Argentina representative was selected as a finalist for the 2017 NAAEE (North American Association for Environmental Education) Award, for young researchers under 30 who are dedicated to protecting the environment. This award showcases young conservationists in a leadership role who are using powerful educational tools to create change through consensus building and community … Read More

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