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ESA communications works with members of the press worldwide to inform the public about recent advances in ecological science.

 

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Press Releases

The control of nature: stewardship of fire ecology by native Californian cultures

ESA2014 Sacramento logoBefore the colonial era, 100,000s of people lived on the land now called California, and many of their cultures manipulated fire to control the availability of plants they used for food, fuel, tools, and ritual. Contemporary tribes continue to use fire to maintain desired habitat and natural resources. Read More »

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Primary contact: ESA Communications Officer Liza Lester, llester@esa.org; 202-833-8773 x211.

 

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ESA Publications:

  • Ecology
  • Ecosphere
  • Ecological Applications
  • Ecological Monographs
  • Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
  • ESA Bulletin

 

ESA’s 2014 Annual Meeting in Sacramento, California. August 10 – 15

 

ESA2014 Sacramento logo“From Oceans to Mountains, it’s all ecology” at the Ecological Society of America’s 99th annual meeting. ESA invites press and institutional public information officers to attend. To register, please contact ESA Communications Officer Liza Lester at llester@esa.org.

We waive registration fees for reporters with a recognized press card and for current members of the National Association of Science Writers, the Canadian Science Writers Association, the International Science Writers Association and the Society of Environmental Journalists.

Meeting abstracts are not embargoed.

Communications Training

ESA provides periodic and invitation-based communications training workshops for scientists. Ecologists learn how to describe their research directly and succinctly and to respond to tough questions from the press.

News clips from the 2013 Annual Meeting

News clips from the 2013 Annual Meeting