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Mary Malec Erin Gleeson

New from ESA

The Early Career Ecologist Section, ESA’s newest section, is dedicated to supporting this sizeable demographic of the Society in the transitional period of their professional development (i.e. from student through the first few years of permanent full-time employment).  Topics of interest include the job search process, tenure and promotion, securing research funding, course development, fulfilling service responsibilities, and work-life balance, among many others. Membership is open to all and activities are aimed toward all ecologists who self-identify as “early career” regardless of their career trajectory.  Titles may include, but are not limited to, postdoctoral researchers, assistant professors, lecturers/instructors, adjunct faculty members, and employees of government, non-profit, advocacy, university, and industrial entities.

Questions and comments can be directed to Daniel Scholes, Chair, at earlycareer@esa.org or via Twitter @esa_earlycareer

Journals and Publications

Frontiers October 14

Increasing global food demand requires higher crop yields, leading many farmers to rely on single pollinator species such as honey bees. In the October issue of Frontiers, Garibaldi et al. discuss ways that farmers can improve the diversity of wild-insect pollinators on their land, thereby further enhancing crop pollination services.


Journals Bulletin EcoTrack

Annual Meeting


Annual Meeting 2014 Survey
Did you attend the ESA 99th Annual Meeting in Sacramento? If so, we encourage you to complete our online survey.
We take your comments very seriously and constantly strive to improve our events in response to attendee feedback.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2014ESAAM

Annual Meeting 2015
The 100th Annual Meeting will be held August 9-14, 2015 in Baltimore, MD. The theme for the meeting is “Ecological Science at the Frontier: Celebrating ESA’s Centennial.”