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!

  JOIN HERE!

 

Do you need a Registered Professional Biologist (RPBio)? Search our database to look for one in your area.

FIND A PROFESSIONAL BIOLOGIST

 

 

Are you an Accredited Member? Help the public to find your services.

ADVERTISE HERE

 

 

Job Board

On the APB's job board you can post information about positions you need to fill, or you see what jobs are available.

FIND A JOB/POST A JOB

 

NFW is coming up! Canadians are invited to learn more about Canada’s forest heritage and to raise awareness about this valuable resource that is fundamental to our economy, culture, traditions and history.

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The APB 2022 Virtual Fall Forum
Life After Reserved Practice: Now What?

FREE REGISTRATION!
Thursday, October 13, 2022
6:00 - 8:00 PM (PT)

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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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Latest News and Articles


  

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.


  

BC CDC releases 2022 Species and Ecosystems update

Posted on 7/27/2022
The 2022 species taxonomy and ecological community classification updates and changes to Provincial Conservation Status Ranks are available through BC Species and Ecosystems Explorer (BCSEE).


  

College of Applied Biologists seeking subject matter experts

Posted on 7/3/2022
The College is recruiting subject matter experts to provide analysis and advice for the College's audit and practice review programs.