News and Events
Join ESA for 2019!
Thinking of joining for the first time? Here are just a few reasons why you should!
ESA Webinar: Four Dimensional Framework for Ecology Education (4DEE)
ESA’s Four Dimensional Framework for Ecology Education (4DEE): Opportunities and Challenges.
Find out about the ESA Governing Board-endorsed 4DEE Framework. The webinar will give an overview of the Framework and the opportunities and challenges for its implementation, highlight examples of its application and map out an agenda for research and assessment.
January 24, 2019
2:00 pm EST
Those who are affected by the federal government shutdown
ESA is thinking about its members who are affected by the partial government shutdown: federal workers, contract workers, collaborators, and students. ESA is facilitating member-to-member sharing by collecting offers of assistance and resources in this form to share with those affected on an Ecotone virtual bulletin board.
ESA Leadership Nominations
Nominate your colleagues (or yourself!) for the 2020 ESA Governing Board and the Board of Professional Certification.
2019 Certification Cycle is Now Open
The ESA is now accepting applications from individuals wishing to become certified ecologists. Applications will be accepted online through February 1, 2019. You can start your application now and save it and come back later to complete. Learn more about the application process, requirements, fees, and certification levels.
Concern for the Clean Water Act
ESA voices concern about the Environmental Protection Agency’s effort to weaken the Clean Water Rule.
2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award
Calling all graduate students interested in policy for science and science for policy for the 2019 cohort! Applications are due January 13, 2019.
New Appointments to Governing Board Announced
ESA members have voted! Those selected by the membership to serve on the Governing Board are President Elect for 2020 Kathleen Weathers, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Vice-President for Science Diane Pataki, University of Utah; Secretary Jessica Gurevitch, Stony Brook University, who was re-elected for a second term; and Member-at-Large Jacquelyn Gill, University of Maine.
Evolving Landscape for Scientific Publishing
ESA President Laura Huenneke outlines ESA’s journal publishing program and Plan S.
Public health, medical, academic, and scientific groups oppose EPA transparency rule
ESA joins with 68 science and health organizations to oppose the EPA “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science” proposed rule.