San Diego Management & Monitoring Program

2018 State of Biodiversity Symposium

February 20, 2018 9:00am to February 20, 2018 15:30pm


Location: San Diego Natural History Museum ( Google Maps)

After the State of the Union, State of the State, and State of the City addresses, the State of Biodiversity Symposium convenes national and regional scientists and conservationists to discuss the latest science, emerging threats, and management success stories in the world of conservation.

Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Michael Soulé along with numerous other scientists and industry leaders, this inaugural event invites conservation practitioners, researchers, and those interested in the environment to explore the status of regional conservation and biodiversity research efforts.

Tickets for the full-day event are $50 for museum members and $65 for non-members, and are available at Space is limited.

The symposium will culminate in a Nat Talk at 7 PM, in which Dr. Michael Soulé and select panelists will share the headlines and key takeaways from the discussions throughout the day.

The Nat Talk is a separately ticketed event and is open to all. Tickets are $9 for members and $12 for non-members, and are available at