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Undergraduate students: Travel to Alaska with the SEEDS program!

Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to travel to Alaska with the SEEDS program! The spring SEEDS field trip will be to the Bonanza Creek LTER from May 25-31 with the theme of “ecology on the edge: polar ecosystems and their response to climate change”. SEEDS serves undergraduate students who are underrepresented in the ecology profession. Applications is…

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More reflections on SEEDS and Santa Barbara

First of all, I would like to thank the ESA for the opportunities offered to students and for allowing me to participate in your program. Every experience I have had with SEEDS has been a great learning experience and once in a life time opportunities. I learn a lot from the field trips and it’s nice to meet people with the same general interests and future aspirations. The staff that escorts the students is always exceptionally nice and I learn a lot with each new opportunity that I have been privileged enough to be included on. The field trips are definitely that “little push” for people who aren’t quite sure if Ecology is the field for them.

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SEEDS Undergraduate Research Fellowship

he SEEDS Fellowship is an opportunity for undergraduate students who are underrepresented in the field of ecology to conduct an independent ecological investigation with an ESA member mentor. The application deadline for the 2008-2009 Fellowship is September 21, so apply today! http://esa.org/seeds/fellowship/.

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Student Educational Outreach Initiative

I sit here finally home after a very long summer of incredible experiences. One of the most amazing experiences was coordinating and participating in the first ever Educational Outreach field trip at the ESA Annual Meeting.

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SEEDS field trip to Santa Barbara

ESA’s SEEDS program is pleased to announce a fall field trip to the Santa Barbara Coastal Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) site, October 25-28, 2007. Undergraduate students with a sincere interest in promoting the SEEDS mission – to diversify and advance the field of ecology – are eligible to apply.

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SEEDS Field Trip: Hope from Chiapas

A week ago, I had the honor of participating in the SEEDS field trip to Chiapas. I had been to two past field trips, and just couldn’t pass this one up, especially because it was in southern Mexico.

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