ESA invites press and institutional public information officers to attend our Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 4 – 9.
To register, please contact ESA Communications Officer Liza Lester at firstname.lastname@example.org. To register on site, please come to the press office, room 204B, on the second floor of the convention center.
We waive registration fees for reporters with a recognized press card and for current members of the National Association of Science Writers, the Canadian Science Writers Association, the International Science Writers Association and the Society of Environmental Journalists.
We waive registration fees for press officers. If you cannot attend but would like to promote presenters from your institution, we are happy to distribute your press releases in the meeting Press Room. Press officers may request copies of all abstracts related to their institution. Contact Liza Lester.
We do not waive registration fees for editors of peer-reviewed journals, ad sales representatives, publishers, program officers or marketing professionals.
Meeting abstracts are not embargoed.
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Rattlesnakes and ticks, competition and cannibalistic salamanders, and beneficial, predatory, parasitic Fungi
Presentations on species interactions figure large at ESA’s 2013 annual meeting
Agriculture alters the landscape more than any other human activity, with trickle-down effects on water, soil, climate, plant and wildlife diversity, wildfire, and human health. Crop and rangeland occupies nearly 40 percent of earth’s ice-free land, and mountains and deserts make much of the remaining surface unwelcoming to agriculture. Multiple sessions will examine routes to improved soil, water, and nutrient retention, and opportunities to increase biodiversity alongside food production.
Spillover of infectious wildlife diseases to domestic animals and people and the link between environmental processes and human health.
The Arctic is a big, cold, and desolate place. Not to mention that much of it is fairly inaccessible. For these reasons, conducting meaningful on-the-ground research there is a tricky business…
Oak Ridge National Lab
Despite the enormity of climate research in the past couple of decades, one area in particular still poses major questions. The Arctic is a vast, complex ecosystem that covers a large portion of the Earth’s surface and plays a critical role in global climate processes. Yet we know remarkably little about it, particularly its plants…
Oak Ridge National Lab
Fire, logging, insects and extreme weather can wreak havoc on forests. Climate modeler Daniel Hayes and University of T ecologist Joseph Hughes map eastern U.S. forests to characterize changes…
In a world full of hungry predators, prey animals must be constantly vigilant to avoid getting eaten. But plants face a particular challenge when it comes to defending themselves…
A selection of University of Minnesota experts who are speaking at the meeting and can offer applicable insights — Institute on the Environment Director Jon Foley will deliver the opening plenary.
University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment
Why can’t the snakes cross the road, secret lives of baby snakes and other New Jersey Pineland snake science
Why can’t the pine snakes cross the road? Hint: New Jersey traffic might have something to do with it. Drexel students will bring to light these and other findings about the plight, perils and peculiarities of the Northern Pine Snake in several presentations and posters.