After the fire

March 15, 2017By PBIUncategorized

Ponderosa pines and the shrub steppe of the Methow Valley of Washington State are iconic elements of what people may describe as their ‘sense of place.’ These are both fire adapted ecosystems, so they survive fire well, and to some extent may need fire in order to persist in the long term. But how resilient … Read More

PBI welcomes a new executive director

January 16, 2017By PBIUncategorized

We have exciting news to share! Internationally known global change scientist and inspiring conservation leader, Dr. Phoebe Barnard, accepted the position of PBI Executive Director in late 2016, beginning work with PBI January, 2017. Phoebe brings to PBI impressive credentials as a highly motivated climate change ecologist, conservation biologist, sustainability strategist, and environmental planner—as well … Read More