The Association of Professional Biology works to advance the application, practice and understanding of applied biology and represents professional biologists in British Columbia. Our practicing members are in good standing with organizations, such as BC's College of Applied Biologists and the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists that are governed by provincial legislation (e.g., the Professional Governance Act).


Support the APB

The APB advocates for the highest standards in the professional practice of applied biology in British Columbia. By supporting the APB, you strengthen its ability to be a voice for professional biologists and anyone in BC  who values the province's incredible biological heritage.

Annual membership costs only $85/year (or less for students, fellow and retired members) and gives you free advertising (for Accredited Members), discounts, and key professional resources to guide and advance your work and practice. Support the APB by becoming a member today and join a growing community with access to benefits, such as:

  • Networking opportunities
  • Access to conference materials
  • Be a voice for professional biologists
  • Professional practice advisory
  • Mentoring for biology students
  • Professional development
  • Access to information
  • Discounted access to selected journals
  • Preferred rates on professional insurance

... and much more!



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Current Trends in Wildlife Management in BC and Beyond?
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
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Increasing the Efficiency of Camera Trap Identification Using Artificial Intelligence”, courtesy of The Canadian Conservation and Land Management Knowledge Exchange. Click the button below to see the full infographic.

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This program helps up-and-coming biologists to prepare for future employment and career opportunities while completing their education. Click below to find out how you can become a mentor or a protége.

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Wildlife Research Infographic

Posted on 11/6/2022
Canadian Conservation and Land Management Knowledge Exchange Infographic: “Increasing the Efficiency of Camera Trap Identification Using Artificial Intelligence”


BC Government Fisher Conservation Forums

Posted on 9/27/2022
The Provincial Fisher Team and the Cumulative Effects and Integrated Monitoring Team will be hosting two online public sessions this fall as part of recovery planning and population management.


Practice Advisory Bulletin - Didymo

Posted on 8/6/2022
Didymo is a very large, easy to identify diatom. This once rare algae is invading freshwater systems across North America, including BC.