Catherine Hickey

Founded as Point Reyes Bird Observatory in 1965, our award-winning bird ecology research, management tools and field training programs are advancing biodiversity conservation on land and at sea. Birds are excellent indicators of environmental health. Relatively inexpensive to monitor and widely distributed, birds serve as ideal proxies for the ecosystems they inhabit.

As of June 5th 2013 we have changed our name from PRBO Conservation Science to Point Blue Conservation Science.  Our new tagline is Conservation Science for a Healthy Planet. Our mission remains constant: to conserve birds, other wildlife and their ecosystems through scientific research, educaiton, restoration and extensive partnerships.
We will launch a new website as in the Fall of 2013, until then, we will continue to use this site.

Point Blue has catalyzed the development of some of the most innovative conservation partnerships and decision support tools in the nation. Major conservation initiatives are achieving more effective outcomes as a result of Point Blue’s innovative science, training and outreach.

Working in partnership with wildlife and habitat management agencies, nongovernmental organizations, academic institutions, private landowners, fisheries and others, our award-winning science advances win-win solutions to today’s conservation challenges.

Contact Catherine Hickey

Contact Catherine Hickey

Point Blue Conservation Science
3820 Cypress Drive
Suite 11
Petaluma, California  94954
Phone: 707-781-2555
Fax: (707) 765-1685


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