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Sagebrush ecosystem recovery hobbled by loss of soil complexity at development sites

In big sagebrush country, re-establishing the ecosystem’s namesake shrub may jump-start the recovery process more successfully after oil and gas development than sowing grass-dominated reclamation seed mixes typically used to quickly re-vegetate bare soil on well pads, report two Colorado scientists in the January 2015 issue of Ecological Applications. Read More »

Tracking elephants, ecstasy, and emerging diseases

In the December issue of ESA Frontiers, new diseases travel on the wings of birds In a rapidly changing north and elephants and ecstasy: tracking animal state of being. Read More »

ESA Frontiers November preview

Preview for the November issue of the Ecological Society of America’s journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment Read More »

Seaweed engineers build crustacean homes; old forests store new nitrogen

Highlights from the October 2014 issue of the Ecological Society of America’s journal Ecology. Read More »

River flow by design: environmental flows support ecosystem services in rivers natural and novel

The October 2014 issue of ESA Frontiers spotlights river management in the Anthropocene FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, Last spring, the Colorado River reached its delta for the first time in … Read More »

UMD Professor David Inouye named President of the Ecological Society of America

David Inouye, plant ecologist and professor emeritus of the Department of Biology at the University of Maryland (UMD), College Park has been named President of the Ecological Society of America. Read More »

Volunteer ‘eyes on the skies’ track peregrine falcon recovery in California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, September 11, 2014 Contact: Alison Mize, 202-833-8773 ext. 205,   Datasets from long-running volunteer survey programs, calibrated with data from sporadic intensive monitoring efforts, have allowed ecologists to track the recovery of peregrine falcons in … Read More »

Innovations for Endangered Species Recovery

40 years after enactment of the Endangered Species Act, shifting public priorities remain an uphill battle. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, August 7, 2014 Contact: Terence Houston 202 833-8773 x224; Liza Lester (202) 833-8773 x 211;   Conservation researchers … Read More »

History of fire and drought shapes the ecology of California, past and future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 Contact: Liza Lester (202) 833-8773 x 211;   Fire season has arrived in California with vengeance in this third year of extended drought for the state. A series of large fires east … Read More »

Preparing for the effects of a changing climate: Ecologists unwrap the science in the National Climate Assessment

Findings from The Third National Climate Assessment Report (released in spring 2014) will be presented at the Ecological Society of America’s 2014 Annual Meeting in Sacramento, Cal., August 10–15. Read More »

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