Steward Pickett works as a plant ecologist with the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. His expertise includes urban ecology, landscape design and succession. Pickett recently completed his service as President of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) (2011-2012). Here, he reflects on his tenure as ESA President and on nurturing a diverse ecological community.
For more on Pickett’s perspective on diversity and Earth stewardship, see the accompanying post on ESA’s blog, EcoTone.
Photo: Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies