About Society for Conservation Biology

Welcome to the SCB Kingston Chapter!

SCB Logo and Stickers (3)The Society for Conservation Biology is a local group committed to promoting environmental and conservation endeavours in the Kingston area. The society is composed entirely of volunteers from the community who meet weekly to discuss relevant current events, host guest speakers, and organize the community outreach programs for which the SCB has become well known. Weekly meetings usually include an overview of our events, information about local conservation efforts, and sign-ups for the multiple programs and activities our club has to offer. Visitors to weekly meetings are welcome! Weekly meetings for 2019/2020 will be on Tuesdays at 5:30pm, in the 4th Floor EEB Lounge in the Biosciences Building on Queen’s Campus.

Our Chapter Committees

Visit our Events Page to see what we’ve been up to recently!

The Education Committee collaborates with schools in Kingston to present environmental conservation-based programming to classrooms. It is also involved with community outreach, organizing classroom-training events, residence potting nights and brainstorming innovative new programs.

The Fundraising Committee organizes environmentally focused events for the members, including the annual Photo Contest and Silent Auction, and raises money for the Chapter so that it can better the Kingston community through various conservation efforts.

The Sustainable Campus & Issues Committee is responsible for many of the Chapter’s sustainable initiatives on campus, such as the implementation of the SCB Native Pollinator Garden, as well as keeping members up to date on conservation issues of local, regional and global focus. It’s 2018 projects include Plastic Free Campus and Campus-Wide Native Landscaping.

Meet our 2019-2020 Executive Team!

Andreea Bosorogan             Taylor MacGillivary

Co-President                         Co-President

Contact us anytime at scb@queensu.ca!

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