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ESA Early Career Ecology Section

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  • Preserving the Future: The Importance of Seed Vaults in Conserving Wild Plants

    Sanghyun Kim1,2*, Minseon Kim3, Naharin Sultana Anni4, Keehwa Bae3 1Group of Research in Ecology-MRC Abitibi (GREMA), Forest Research Institute, University of Québec in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Amos, QC J9T 2L8, Canada; sanghyun.kim@nulluqat.ca (S.K.); 2Center for Forest Research, University of Québec at Montréal, Montréal, QC H3C 3P8, Canada; 3Seed Vault Department, Baekdudaegan National Arboretum, Bongwha, Republic of Korea 4Department of Global Health, McMaster…

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  • The Pandora’s box of subsoil carbon storage under conservation agriculture: Curse or a blessing in disguise?

    by Rounak Patra Conservation agriculture sounds like a great way to protect our environment. It promises to help keep the soil healthy, with more carbon locked in the ground, and less fertilizer runoff. But the reality is much more complicated. A recent study published last October found that forty years of no-tillage practice alone was not enough to add carbon…

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  • Meet Your New ECE Chair!

    This month’s blog post is an introduction to your new Chair for 2022-2023! Kathleen is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at UW-Madison in the SILVIS Lab.   Introduction – tell us about yourself! I want to start by mentioning how grateful I am to be the new chair! I answered these questions just a couple weeks after the annual meeting in…

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  • ECE Events at ESA 2022!

    ECE Events at ESA 2022! Whether you want to show your appreciation for being awarded travel funds, love the resources in the monthly newsletter, have ideas for how the ECE Section can serve you better, or just want to meet others in this transitional phase of our careers, come hang out with the ECE Section at our events in Montreal!…

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Who is included in "Early Career"?

Who is included in "Early Career"?

Early career individuals may include postdoctoral researchers, assistant professors, lecturers, adjunct faculty members, and employees of government, non-profit, advocacy, university, and industrial scientific entities. However, section membership will be open to any member of the Society

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Early Career Mentoring Program

Early Career Mentoring Program

The mentorship program pairs selected early career ecologists (mentees) with an established scientist in their field (mentor) who has agreed to meet one-on-one for career guidance.

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ECE Newsletter

ECE Newsletter

If you missed the newsletter in your inbox, or are for some reason not receiving it, you can find all past issues here!

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