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Anurag Agrawal receives 2016 Robert H. MacArthur Award

The MacArthur Award, presented by the Ecological Society of America in alternate years, recognizes the contributions of an outstanding ecologist in mid-career. Anurag Agrawal of Cornell University has shown consistent leadership in opening up new research themes in ecology and continues to push the envelope with novel approaches to science, teaching, and community building. Like Robert H. MacArthur, Dr. Agrawal…

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Jerry Franklin named the Ecological Society of America’s 2016 Eminent Ecologist

ESA honors Jerry Franklin, professor of ecosystem analysis in the College of Forest Resources at the University of Washington in Seattle, with the 2016 Eminent Ecologist Award. The Eminent Ecologist Award honors a senior ecologist for an outstanding body of ecological work or sustained ecological contributions of extraordinary merit. Jerry Franklin is renowned in the field of ecology for applying forestry research…

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2016 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America comes to Southern Florida

Environmental scientists will gather in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on 7 – 12 August 2016 for the 101st Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. The meeting theme “Novel Ecosystems in the Anthropocene” invites conversation on the new relationships between species arising under the influence of global change as a backdrop for 2,000 presentations of breaking research and ecological concepts at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/ Broward County Convention Center.

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US Senator Ben Cardin of Maryland named 2015 ESA Regional Policy Award winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 16, 2015 Contact: Alison Mize, 703-625-3628; gro.asenull@nosilA   The Ecological Society of America (ESA) will present its eighth annual Regional Policy Award to U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) during the Society’s Centennial Meeting conference in Baltimore, Md. The ESA award recognizes an elected or appointed local policymaker with an outstanding record of informing policy decisions…

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Charcoaling manure and greening neighborhoods: ecological approaches to cleaner water in the Chesapeake Bay watershed

ESA 100th Annual Meeting, August 9-14, 2015 in Baltimore, Md. Ecological Science at the Frontier FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL Conference website Program Native Apps More press releases for the 100th Annual Meeting   When ecologists gather in Baltimore, Md., this August for the 100th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society…

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The Quino Checkerspot Butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) is federally listed as “Endangered” throughout its range in California and New Mexico. Credit, US Fish and Wildlife Service

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; gro.asenull@ecneret Liza Lester (202) 833-8773 x 211; gro.asenull@retsell   Conservation researchers and managers will discuss how prospects for endangered species recovery have changed since the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was passed…

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A controlled burn of central marine chaparral conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Fort Ord, Cal., on October 14, 2013.Credit, U.S. Army.

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; gro.asenull@retsell   Fire season has arrived in California with vengeance in this third year of extended drought for the state. A series of large fires east of Redding and Fresno, in Yosemite, and on the Oregon border prompted Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of…

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