Robert Arkle collected data at Clover Creek in 2009 near the perimeter of a fire that burned on Idaho’s Owyhee High Plateau in 1994. Credit (co-author) David Pilliod, July 2009. A greater sage grouse male. Credit, Jeanne Stafford, US Fish and Wildlife Service Nevada office. Eating is an agricultural act. (Wendel Berry) – Lisa Schulte Moore sketched a Leopold- style Message Box in preparation for her Science Cafe adventure last August.
David Pilliod Jeanne Stafford/FWS Lisa Schulte Moore

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New from ESA

In January 2015, the Ecological Society of America, in partnership with the Ecological Society of China, will launch a new peer-reviewed, open access journal, Ecosystem Health and Sustainability. The aim is to provide a venue for high-quality science from all around the world, with particular emphasis on international collaborations between developed and developing world scientists. For information on the aims and scope of the new journal, the members of the international advisory board and editorial board, and the types of articles that will be considered for this new publication, please visit www.esa.org/ehs

Journals and Publications

Applications Apr 14

European vultures such as the Pyrenean Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) shown here face a variety of non-natural threats in their natural habitats. In the April edition of Ecological Applications, Margalida et al. discuss how recent changes in European Union sanitary policies concerning domestic animal carcass disposal are affecting demographic parameters in this long-lived species.


Journals Bulletin EcoTrack

Annual Meeting

ESA Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CAThe 99th Annual Meeting will be held August 10-15, 2014, in Sacramento, CA. The theme for the meeting is “From Oceans to Mountains: It’s All Ecology.”

ESA 99th Annual Meeting in Sacramento
The deadline for companies and organizations to sign up to participate at the ESA 99th Annual Meeting may be months away, but exhibit space and print advertising are selling well. To ensure your preferred locations for each, please don’t delay in submitting the required Application Form. Prospectus of Opportunities, and related documents can be found under Exhibitors tab at the meeting web site, www.esa.org/sacramento.