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Welcome to the North America Policy Program

We hope these pages will provide our members with a wealth of information and resources related to biodiversity policy in North America.  Here you can learn about what SCB does to advance policy on behalf of conservation biologists and the biodiversity that they study and work to protect.  You can also access resources to help you engage in the policy process either through SCB or on your own.  If you're looking for particular biodiversity policy information and can't find it here, please let us know and we'll be happy to help you find it.

Our Mission

The mission of the North America Policy Program is to leverage the research and scientific expertise of the Society’s members to ensure that critical knowledge relating to the conservation of biological diversity is used by decision makers when shaping policies that affect the planet’s biodiversity.
We have three key initiatives:
3. Scientific integrity

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