|ESA Centennial video: “Ecology in a Changing World”||President Obama wishes ESA a happy 100th birthday.|
New from ESA
LETTER: ESA joined six other scientific societies in a letter to the US House Science Committee [pdf] regarding concerns surrounding an inquiry into a scientific paper prepared by NOAA researchers.
GRAD STUDENT POLICY AWARD: Are you an ecology graduate student interested in the intersection between policy and science? ESA invites you to apply for the 2016 ESA Graduate Student Policy Award. Awardees receive first-hand engagement at the interface of science and public policy during an expense-paid trip to Washington, DC, on April 27 and 28, 2016. Deadline: Jan. 10, 2016.
CITIZEN SCIENCE: “Investing in Citizen Science can improve natural resource management and environmental protection,” No. 19 in ESA’s series Issues in Ecology, is an overview for organizations thinking about citizen into existing research and education programming. The report is included as a resource in the Federal Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing Toolkit, released by the White House OSTP on Sep. 30th in conjunction with a memo mandating the incorporation of citizen science into all federal agency programming.
Journals and Publications
The November Special Issue of Frontiers showcases large-scale infrastructure projects and other innovations being proposed, tested, and implemented to mitigate the impacts of climate change, including floods, drought, and urban heat effects, on humans, wildlife, and ecosystems.
ESA 2016 theme: Novel Ecosystems in the Anthropocene
Ignite, workshop, special session, and field trip proposals due Nov. 19. http://esa.org/ftlauderdale/