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 as a warm, capable, and engaging personality.

New PBI leadership enables PBI’s founder and former executive director Peter Morrison to once again delve into what he enjoys most: wildland exploration, writing, photography, and research. As he guides Phoebe into the executive director role, Peter will transition to a part-time senior research position with PBI.

Click here to learn more about Dr. Phoebe Barnard’s background, and this exciting time of transition for PBI.