The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) is...

...an international professional organization of over 9000 individuals dedicated to advancing the science and practice of conserving the Earthís biological diversity. The Society's membership comprises a wide range of people interested in the conservation and study of biological diversity: resource managers, educators, government and private conservation workers, and students.

If you are interested in learning more, or subscribing to our e-mail list, please contact scbofficers@iastate.edu and let us know. We would love to hear from you!

The Mission of the Society is...

...to advance the science and practice of conserving the Earthís biological diversity.

What are the Society's Objectives?

What are the Chapter's Objectives?

What is the SCB Vision?

Our vision for the future takes a global perspective both in how we want the world to be and how we, as a Society want to be. In these visions we see:

What are the Organizational Values of SCB?

Five Year Strategic Plan for the Society for Conservation Biology: 2006-2010

Click to here read the five year conservation strategy decided upon at the 2005 Society for Conservation Biology conference.

Bonus Material

If you have a special interest in learning more about Iowa's natural resources, please consider checking out the Iowa Master Conservationist Program sponsored at Iowa State University Extension. To learn more about the program, please visit their website.