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.

Wildlands

Wildlands

Ocean health

Ocean health

Training leaders

Training leaders

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 does Festival Season: Skagit River Salmon Festival!- September 9

September 15, 2017

We had a great time at the Skagit River Salmon Festival this past weekend! Our hardy PNW neighbors braved the rain, and were rewarded with kids games, great entertainment, a fabulous birds of prey exhibition by Sardis, and of course, great educational booths from Skagit and the surrounding areas. Our PNW Tree of Life game was a … Read More

PBI Thanks Volunteers at Village Pizza! – June 28

September 15, 2017

In June 2017, the Institute hosted a pizza party to thank the dedicated volunteers and supporters that have donated their time and skills to our various projects. PBI’s new executive director, Dr. Phoebe Barnard, gave a short presentation about PBI’s strategic plan and future initiatives. Her talk was followed by the debut of two new … Read More

PBI exhibits at Padilla Bay Day, Anacortes – August 12

PBI exhibits at Padilla Bay Day, Anacortes – August 12

August 12, 2017

Our interns had a fabulous time hobnobbing with the many wonderful organizations represented at Fidalgo Bay Day! They were able to meet various members of the community, eat really great food from local restaurants, and also, educate folks about the various species that are threatened or endangered in Washington State through the PNW Tree of … Read More

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