Membership Dues

Memberships and Subscriptions

    All memberships and subscriptions (except Life and Emeritus) are based on the calendar year and run from January 1 through December 31. Members who join or renew between January 1 and September 15 will receive free online access to all ESA JournalsMembers will continue to receive copies of Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment in print and online format.  As of September 30 the membership year is closed.  Membership will re-open around the third week of October at the new rates.  A $15 shipping and handling fee per print subscription (with the exception of Frontiers) applies to renewals received after December 31. On-line subscription includes 19 years (1997-2016 volumes) in a fully searchable format.

    newFor 2016 you will receive FREE online access to all ESA Journals.  Members will continue to receive copies of Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment in print and online format.  You will be able to select from a ‘New’ Latin America chapter and four ‘New’ sections that includes; Invasion Ecology section, Open Science section, Science Communication section, and Ecological Restoration section. You can also select the option to automatically renew your membership for the next year.

    2016 Rates

    blue arrow Download 2016 Membership and Subscription Renewal Form

    Regular Membership

    Annual Income Dues
    Under $40,000 $65
    $40,000 – $60,000 $100
    $60,001 – $100,000 $120
    $100,001 – $150,000 $147
    Over $150,000 $172

    Student Membership

    $35 – copy of valid student ID card required for mailed or faxed forms. For online renewals, we are now asking students to indicate their anticipated degree and graduation date as proof in place of a copy of a student ID card.

    Developing Country Membership

    Developing Country Memberships are available to individuals who are citizens of a developing country and currently residing in that country. For a list of developing countries, click here. Starting in 2016, all subscriptions will be online-only.

     Developing Country (**New ~All Online-Only**) Dues
    Developing Country Student Membership $21
    Membership $55
    Membership with EC – Print $57
    Membership with EC, EA, EM – Print $93

    Life Membership

    Life subscriptions to journals online-only. Life membership does not include chapter dues and sections dues must still be renewed on a yearly basis.

    Lifetime Dues
    Life Membership (**New ~All Online-Only**) $2,600

    Emeritus Membership

    Complimentary and available to retired individuals who have been ESA members for at least 30 consecutive years. If you have recently retired and think you may be eligible for this membership type, please contact to verify your eligibility. Subscriptions other than Frontiers, chapter dues, and section dues must still be renewed on a yearly basis.

    Contributing Membership

    $280 – provides an additional level of annual support to ESA.

    Chapters and Sections

    $5 per chapter or section – full list and more information available here.