Latest about COVID-19 and W&M's Path Forward.

Info for... William & Mary
William & Mary W&M menu close William & Mary

Institute for Integrative Conservation

Connecting academic innovation to conservation solutions

As global change accelerates, uncertainty about its impact increases, and the need for solutions that address emerging conservation challenges rise.

The Institute for Integrative Conservation (IIC) is at the forefront of transformational research and education to solve some of the most critical conservation issues our planet faces today. By combining forces with public, private, and nonprofit sectors, the IIC leads global efforts to advance sustainability and protect the environment for generations to come. William & Mary’s size, entrepreneurial culture, and breadth and depth of academic and research fields make it uniquely positioned to help lead this conservation revolution.

Learn more and get involved.

Announcements
Apply for a 2022 Spring Research Opportunity

The IIC is looking for W&M undergraduate students to take the lead on applied conservation research projects in the spring semester. The students will work alongside a faculty mentor and a conservation partner to conduct research that advances real-world conservation outcomes. Learn more here.

Streaming now: Season two of the Conservation Stories Podcast, Trailblazing Women in Conservation is available now on all major platforms.

This season highlights experiences, perspectives, and ideas from diverse women in conservation to raise awareness about the need for gender equity, and showcases approaches for breaking down barriers to gender equity in the field. Listen here.

Learn about the new minor in integrative conservation

The IIC is excited to announce that we have launched a new minor in integrative conservation. The CONS minor will require 21 credits, with five credits in each of three distributional areas: biodiversity, human well-being, and communities. Learn more here.

Sign up for the IIC Listserv

Join the IIC conservation network. We will be using this listserv to advertise events, programs, and opportunities for engagement. Sign up here.

Introduction to the Institute for Integrative Conservation

{{youtube:large|rjVv7nBDc9U, The Institute for Integrative Conservation (IIC) will be at the forefront of transformational research and education to solve some of the most critical conservation issues our planet faces today. Learn more about how you can get involved in the IIC Network.}}

Past Events

Visit the IIC Youtube channel to see all of our recorded events and lectures.