Santa Barbara on my mind

My first field trip with SEEDS took place last week and I simply had to share how wonderful this trip was.

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A reflection on the UCSB LTER SEEDS field trip

This year�s ESA/SEEDS field trip to sunny Santa Barbara, California and the UCSB LTER was incredible! I can�t remember the last time I had sooo much fun with people I barely knew and had only just met.

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Announcing the First ESA Millennium Conference

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: OCTOBER 31, 2007 The Governing Board of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) invites proposals for the first ESA Millennium Conference. The new Millennium Conference Series provides ESA members the opportunity to organize special conferences highlighting emerging, exciting ideas in ecology with the endorsement and support of the Society. Organizers are encouraged to work across disciplinary boundaries,...

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Sputnik and Ecology

Fifty years ago today, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the world�s first artificial satellite. As John Noble Wilford describes in the New York Times (September 25, 2007, page D2), �Climbing out of the terrestrial gravity well, rising above the atmosphere and into orbit, Sputnik crossed the threshold into a new dimension of human experience.

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NAS Colloquium -”ILE II: Biodiversity and Extinction”

This is to invite you to attend an Arthur M. Sackler colloquium, In the Light of Evolution II: Biodiversity and Extinction, sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences. The Colloquium will be December 6-8, 2007, at the Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering in Irvine, California. A preliminary program can be viewed at www.nasonline.or.

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