It’s time to vote in the SCB Oceania Section Board election! One candidate has been nominated for President-elect, and six candidates have been nominated to fill four Member-at-Large positions. President-elect nominee: Micha Jackson Members-at-Large nominees: Natalie Jane Forsdick Tara Meggett Courtney Melton Owen T Nevin Dominique Pelletier Christopher Woolley The election closes on 21 June. … Continue reading Vote in the SCB Oceania Section Election!
In case you missed it, here’s a letter from SCB President Dr. Adina Merenlender about the Society’s restructuring process, with an invitation for members to provide feedback. In 2020, SCB invested in an in-depth nine-month process to examine how our organizational governance, operations and structures might be improved to best serve the global membership and … Continue reading SCB Pivots to Become a Truly Global Network
Nominations are now open for the Society for Conservation Biology Oceania Section Board of Directors. We have the President-Elect position and 4 member at large positions that will be opening. Interested in joining the SCBO Board, but not sure what it involves? We asked our current board members to share some of their experiences. How much time does … Continue reading Interested in joining the SCBO Board, but not sure what it involves?
HATCH is a 14 week part-time development program focused on discovering and supporting innovative ideas to help address environmental and conservation challenges. The program consists of on-site immersive days at Taronga Zoo in Sydney and weekly online sessions, and is open to applicants from across Australia. Through the program HATCH supports participants with mentoring and … Continue reading HATCH: Taronga Accelerator Program
Members of the Society for Conservation Biology Oceania Section (SCBO) are invited to attend the 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) 10th December 2020 12pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) Location: Zoom Members are also invited to submit agenda items and resolutions for consideration. Agenda items and resolutions must be submitted by 5pm Australian Eastern Daylight … Continue reading Notice of SCBO 2020 AGM
Contributions are welcomed to an upcoming Special Issue in Pacific Conservation Biology: “Transforming Conservation Biology Through Indigenous Perspectives“. For more information, please contact Coordinating Editor Melissa Price. About the Special Issue The field of conservation biology is influenced and shaped by values from many world views. Research, decision processes, and policies are generated by people, … Continue reading Call for contributions to special issue on Transforming Conservation Biology Through Indigenous Perspectives
We are excited to announce the call for nominations for our 2020 Oceania Distinguished Service Award. SCB Oceania awards a Distinguished Service Award biennially to acknowledge an individual or institution who has made significant contributions to conservation biology within Oceania. Nominations are now open and close on 14th February 2020. You may nominate yourself or someone … Continue reading Call for Nominations: SCB Oceania Distinguished Service Award
For our Oceania region conference in 2020, we are partnering with the Hawai’i Conservation Alliance to host a Pacific-wide conference on the theme of Ola ka ‘āina momona : Managing for abundance. Keep your eyes peeled for more information coming soon, and get the dates in your diary now. See you in Honolulu Aug 31st … Continue reading Save the Date for SCBO 2020!
Good news! The early bird registration deadline for ICCB 2019 has been extended to May 3rd, so we’re giving you a few extra days to get your nominations in for the SCBO Student Presentation and Paper awards! More details here.
At SCBO Wellington 2018 Heiko Wittmer convened a symposium on Conservation and Restoration in Peopled Landscapes in Oceania. A special issue accompanying that symposium is now out in Pacific Conservation Biology. You can read the special issue here, and see the table of contents below.