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

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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; U.S. Forest Service: Jon Heil (707) 562-9004,   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;   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 »

Ecologists converge on Sacramento, Cal. for the Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America August 10-15, 2014

ESA2014 Sacramento logoFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, June 16, 2014 Contact: Liza Lester (202) 833-8773 x 211;   The Ecological Society of America’s 99th Annual Meeting “From Oceans to Mountains: It’s all Ecology” will meet in Sacramento, Cal., from Sunday evening, August … Read More »

ESA announces 2014 Fellows

ESA LogoFor immediate release: 11 June 2014 Contact: Alison Mize, 202.833.8773, ext. 205   The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce its 2014 fellows. The Society’s fellows program recognizes the many ways in which our members contribute … Read More »

Slowing the insect invasion: wood packaging sanitation policy yields US $11.7 billion net benefit

Risk analysis finds savings for homeowners and local governments of excluding invasive pests like the emerald ash borer outweigh added cost to imported goods FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 23, 2014 Contact: Liza Lester (202) 833-8773 x 211;     … Read More »

Third US National Climate Assessment reports our ecosystems are already changing

Today, the US Global Change Research Program released its Third National Climate Assessment (NCA) of the impacts of climate change on biodiversity and ecosystems. Read More »

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