Growing the Future of Ecology

Make a Donation

We invite you to contribute to ESA's SEEDS program (Strategies for Ecology Education, Development, and Sustainability) and help support and encourage greater diversity in the ecology profession.

Download the Commitment of Support for SEEDS 2013 Fall Appeal form.

Contributions to the SEEDS program are tax deductible and are used to support special initiatives for underrepresented students.

Examples include:

  • Travel awards for students to attend the ESA Annual Meeting.
  • Research fellowships for undergraduates to conduct an independent ecological investigation with an ESA member mentor.
  • Awards for students to participate in bi-annual SEEDS sponsored field trips.
  • Funding for SEEDS Chapters at home institutions to carry out unique projects that further encourage diversity in ecology.

Thank you for supporting ESA's SEEDS Program

How to Donate

Three Easy Ways to Make a Contribution to the SEEDS Program:

  1. Make a credit card gift online by clicking here to fill out the secure online giving form.
  2. Call ESA and make a credit card contribution by phone at 202-833-8773.
  3. Send a check made out to ESA with SEEDS in the memo line to ESA 1990 M Street, NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036

2012 Donors

SEEDS is grateful to all our friends who have contributed in 2012. To our growing Sustainer Circle, thank you for keeping the SEEDS foundation strong. To our Leadership Circle and our Corporate Donors, thank you for your confidence in SEEDS. We are also very grateful to the ESA members who responded to the SEEDS fundraising drive at the ESA Annual Meeting in Portland, OR. Your kind and generous support enables us to sponsor diverse students to the full spectrum of opportunities to discover and nurture their interest in ecology as a viable career choice. This list reflects gifts received through December 31, 2012 Thank you for your generosity.

Leadership Circle

Sustainer Circle

 
Contributors of $100 and moreBarbara Abraham Sara Baer Mary Barber Jill Baron Ann Bartuska Lawrence Bliss Mark Brunson Charles Canham Stephen Carpenter F. Stuart Chapin, III Becky Chaplin-Kramer Norman Christensen Scott Collins Alan Covich John Dennis Marge Fisher Deborah Goldberg Katherine Gross Jeffrey Herrick Ridgely Hoyt-Whitaker Laura Huenneke David Inouye Edward Johnson Mark Johnson Annegret Klaua Simon and Carole Levin Margaret Lowman James MacMahon Pamela Matson Katherine McCarter George Middendorf Tim Nuttle Sonia Ortega William Parton, Jr. Ivette Perfecto Mary Power Julie Reynolds Robert Ricklefs William Robertson, IV F. Leland Russell J. H. Sodergren Daniel Stanton Eva Thompson John Vandermeer Cynthia Wilber Ruth Yanai Warren Abrahamson, II Laura Aldrich-Wolfe Susan Alterio Christopher Anderson Paul Angermeier Dean Anson, II Kenneth Armitage William Ashby Rebecca Barak Tracy Benning Alan Berkowitz Frederick Bevis Jan Beyers Lori Biederman Seth Bigelow Patricia Blackwell Janis Boettinger William Boggess Cari Borresen Jere Boudell Berenger Bourgeois Richard Boyce Stephen Boyce Eleanor Brooks Gordon Brown Carol Bryant Liana Burghardt Deron Burkepile Rebecca Burton Rachel Cable Martyn Caldwell Leonardo Calle Ron Carroll Jacoby Carter Joseph Cech, Brian Chabot Stephen Chaplin Peter Chen Robert Chew Robert Christian Chris Clark Jennifer Clark Sharon Collinge Alexandra Contosta Arthur Cooper Jeffrey Corbin Stephan Crawford Martha Cruse Jack Culpepper Peter Curtis Claas Damken Carla Dantonio Stephen Davis Fernandez del Viso Diana Delgado Robin Dennis Julie Denslow Naomi Detenbeck James Detling Luben Dimov Philip Dixon Kathryn Docherty Michael Dockry Clifford Duke Wanda Duncan Bohdan Dziadyk Erle Ellis James Elser Ruti Fadel Regis Ferriere Alexander Flecker Stephan Flint Jesse Ford Douglas Fraser Gary Geller Jeroen Gerritsen Anne Giblin David Glaser Eville Gorham Bruce Grant Louis Gross James Grover Carola Haas Carola Haas Suzanne Hagell Barbara Hagen Nelson Hairston, Charlie Halpern Stephanie Hampton Carla Handshaw David Hart Bret Harvey Alan Hastings Hermann Heilmeier Jena Hendry Joan Hett Ann Hild Janneke HilleRisLambers Martha Hoopes Carol Horvitz Nancy Huntly Boyd Hutchison Ines Ibanez Brian Inouye Robert Jackson Alex Janssen Stephen Jenkins Anthony Joern Julia Jones Marianne Krasny Frank Lake Janet Lanza Loralee Larios Brian Laub George Lauff Sharon Lawler Thomas Lentz Heather Leslie Bai-Lian Li William Lidicker, Richard Lindroth Kathleen LoGiudice Orie Loucks Nadine Lymn Jose-Luis Machado Greayer Mansfield-Jones Daniel Markewitz James McGraw Marla McIntosh Albert Meier Peter Meserve Marc Meyer Lee Miller Nancy Mitchell Kiyoko Miyanishi Brenda Molano-Flores Rebecca Montgomery Harold Mooney Chester Moore Lisa Moore Emily Moran Thomas Mulroy Alison Munson Knute Nadelhoffer Dana Nakase Ronald Neilson Elizabeth Newell Steven Oberbauer Mary OConnor Camellia Okpodu Heather Oliver Paige Olmsted Jerry Olson Rebecca Ostertag Robert Paine Margaret Palmer David Parsons Duncan Patten Yolanda Pavon Robert Peet Alison Perkins Sheryl Petersen Kenneth Petren Christopher Picone Louis Pitelka Dwight Platt Peter Price Barry Quinn Brenda Ramirez Dudley Raynal Carla Restrepo Jessica Rettig Jonathan Richardson Courtney Richmond Wayne Richter Victor Riemenschneider George Robinson Dickinson Roop Ricardo Rozzi Dave Rugg Michael Ryan Akiko Sakai Osvaldo Sala Robert Sanford, Joshua Schimel Bernhard Schmid Timothy Schowalter Lisa Schulte Eugene Schupp Shannon Scroggins Tim Seastedt Owen Sexton Gaius Shaver Nicholas Shaw Miss Sigmon Charles Simenstad Gaston Small Charles Southwick Emilie Stander Emily Stanley Alan Stiven Joe Sullivan Kenzi Takamura Jarrod Thaxton James Thorne William Tietjen Jan Topercer Rebecca Trueman Genevieve Tvrdik Carolyn Tysor Dirk Vanderklein Carl Von Mark Walbridge Robert Washington-Allen Stephen Watts Thompson Webb, III Harold Weeks Peter Weigl Marissa Weiss Merlin White Susan Williams Kenneth Wool Sarah Workman Jerrold Zar Adam Zeilinger Jess Zimmerman  
 May 30, 2012

Joseph Fail

We have lost a faithful mentor, adviser and friend. With much appreciation to:
Meta Thompson Fail
Ruti Fadel
Barbara Hagen
Carla Handshaw
Jena Hendry
Mark Johnson
Nancy Mitchell
J. Sodergren
Eva Thompson
Ridgely and Wallace Hoyt-Whitaker