|ESA Centennial video: “Ecology in a Changing World”||President Obama wishes ESA a happy 100th birthday.|
New from ESA
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.
NEW ESA PRESIDENT: Landscape ecologist Monica Turner of UW-Madison takes the reins for 2015-16. ESA news release.
NOTABLE PAPERS OF THE LAST CENTURY: Notable research reports from ESA journals are open access for the rest of 2015. Discover or rediscover these seminal papers and join the conversation! Members are invited to read and submit commentaries. Browse the centennial collections for: Ecology, Ecological Monographs, Ecological Applications, Frontiers, Ecosphere.
Journals and Publications
While eradicating parasites has long been a goal of human societies, the loss of these organisms from ecological communities could have unexpected consequences. In the October issue of Frontiers, Wood and Johnson discuss the potential implications of “a world without parasites”, highlighting the many roles that parasitic organisms play in ecosystems.
ESA 2016 theme: Novel Ecosystems in the Anthropocene
Ignite, workshop, special session, and field trip proposals due Nov. 19. http://esa.org/ftlauderdale/