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ESA2014 Sacramento logoESA's 99th Annual Meeting in Sacramento, August 2014

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Innovations for Endangered Species Recovery

40 years after enactment of the Endangered Species Act, shifting public priorities remain an uphill battle. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, August 7, 2014 Contact: Terence Houston 202 833-8773 x224; terence@esa.org Liza Lester (202) 833-8773 x 211; llester@esa.org   Conservation researchers … Read More »

History of fire and drought shapes the ecology of California, past and future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 Contact: Liza Lester (202) 833-8773 x 211; llester@esa.org   Fire season has arrived in California with vengeance in this third year of extended drought for the state. A series of large fires east … Read More »

Preparing for the effects of a changing climate: Ecologists unwrap the science in the National Climate Assessment

Findings from The Third National Climate Assessment Report (released in spring 2014) will be presented at the Ecological Society of America’s 2014 Annual Meeting in Sacramento, Cal., August 10–15. Read More »

Climate change, predators, and the trickle down effects on ecosystems

Ecologists are just beginning to understand how the impacts of climate change are affecting predatory keystone species and their ecosystems. Ecologists will report on this and other climate-ecosystem research news at the Ecological Society of America’s 2014 Annual Meeting in Sacramento, Cal., August 10–15. Read More »

The Rim Fire one year later: a natural experiment in fire ecology and management

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Contact: Ecological Society of America: Liza Lester (202) 833-8773 x 211; llester@esa.org U.S. Forest Service: Jon Heil (707) 562-9004, jheil@fs.fed.us   The enormous conflagration known as the Rim Fire was in full fury, … Read More »

2014 Earth Stewardship Initiative Demonstration Project: sustaining and enhancing Earth’s life-support systems

The American River Parkway at the nexus of ecological science and design Read More »

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

Before 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 »

California State Senator Darrell Steinberg named as ESA Regional Policy Award winner

ESA2014 Sacramento logoFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Contact: Alison Mize (703) 625-3628; alison@esa.org   On Sunday, August 10, 2014, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) will present its seventh annual Regional Policy Award to California Senate President Pro Tem Darrell … Read More »

Ecological Society of America announces 2014 award recipients

ESA2014 Sacramento logoThe Ecological Society of America (ESA) will present ten awards recognizing outstanding contributions to ecology in new discoveries, teaching, sustainability, diversity, and lifelong commitment to the profession during the Society’s 99th Annual Meeting in Sacramento, California. The awards ceremony will take place on Monday, August 11, at 8 AM in the historic Memorial auditorium near the Sacramento Convention Center. Read More »

For bees (and flowers), tongue size matters

When it comes to bee tongues, length is proportional to the size of the bee, but heritage sets the proportion. Estimating this hard to measure trait helps scientists understand bee species’ resiliency to change. Ecologists will report on this and other pollination research news at the Ecological Society of America’s 2014 Annual Meeting in Sacramento, Cal., August 10-15. Read More »

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