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Sustainable Northwest receives environmental offsets from the Ecological Society of America

2017 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America: Linking biodiversity, material cycling and ecosystem services in a changing world 6–11 August 2017   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, 8 August 2017 Contact: Liza Lester, 206-553-9964, gro.asenull@retseLL   PORTLAND, Ore. — The Ecological Society of America (ESA) will donate over $22,000 to local non-profit Sustainable Northwest’s Forest Program, to offset the…

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Weighing the benefits of incidental habitat protection

2017 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America: Linking biodiversity, material cycling and ecosystem services in a changing world 6–11 August 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, 2 August 2017 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL     Regulations on land use that have been put in place to protect water quality, human lives, and property, may also protect…

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Adorable alpine animal acclimates behavior to a changing climate

2017 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America: Linking biodiversity, material cycling and ecosystem services in a changing world 6–11 August 2017   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, 1 August 2017 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL   As climate change brings new pressures to bear on wildlife, species must “move, adapt, acclimate, or die.” Erik Beever and colleagues…

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Paintings from Ellie Irons’ Two Meadows instillation, part of her Invasive Pigments Project. The right painting depicts a research meadow and the left, an urban meadow in vacant lot, both created with color pigments made by Irons. Pigments used in the left meadow were made from plants that live on the margins of a harsh urban landscape, often derided as noxious weeds.

Art inspiring ecological science, inspiring art

2017 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America: Linking biodiversity, material cycling and ecosystem services in a changing world 6–11 August 2017   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, 20 July 2017 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL       Ecologists and artists will explore the intersection of their craft in two back-to-back Ignite-style sessions on Tuesday, August 8,…

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ESA announces the recipients of the 2016 Murray F. Buell and E. Lucy Braun Student Awards

Awards recognize students for outstanding research presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, 22 May 2017 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL   The Ecological Society of America recognizes Michael J.M. McTavish and Julienne E. NeSmith for outstanding student research presentations at the 101st Annual Meeting of the Society in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in August 2016. ESA…

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102nd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America convenes in Portland, Ore.

Linking biodiversity, material cycling and ecosystem services in a changing world 6–11 August 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, 11 May 2017 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL   Environmental scientists from 50 U.S. states, U. S. territories, and countries around the world will converge on Portland, Oregon this August for the 102nd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of…

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Distant volcanic eruptions foster saguaro cacti baby booms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday 25 July 2016 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL   One hundred and thirty years ago, the volcano Krakatoa erupted in what is now Indonesia, unleashing a cataclysm locally and years of cool temperatures and rain globally. On the far side of the world, a bumper crop of saguaro cacti were getting their start in…

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Richard Hobbs named Honorary Member of ESA

Honorary Membership is given to a distinguished ecologist who has made exceptional contributions to ecology and whose principal residence and site of ecological research are outside of North America. Richard Hobbs, a professor of restoration ecology at the University of Western Australia, is an innovative, collaborative scientist with proven capacity to bridge the fields of basic and applied ecology. He…

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