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ESA Receives NSF Award to Transform Ecology Education

The ecology education world is about to go multidimensional with the help of a $499,700 award from the National Science Foundation to support ESA’s new research coordination network, Transforming Ecology Education to 4D (TEE).

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Honoring Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month and the Ecological Society of America honors our Native American members and the broader Native American communities as stewards of the lands and waters they have inhabited for many generations.

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ESA Journals Achieve Historically High Impact Factors

The impact factors for the Ecological Society of America’s five journals have increased by 18% on average, according to the 2021 Edition of the Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) published by Clarivate Analytics.

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Ecological Monographs Update

30 June 2021 Dear ESA Membership, Dr. Aimée Classen gave the Governing Board notice of her resignation as Editor-in-Chief of Ecological Monographs, effective December 2021. We thank her for her exemplary service and dedication to Monographs, and to ESA publications. She put her vision into action and strengthened Monographs’ impact to become one of the leading outlets for comprehensive studies…

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ESA Governing Board Approves Major Initiatives

by Kathleen Weathers, ESA President The ESA Governing Board members met for its spring meeting over Zoom May 11-12. Even with the virtual social limitations, Board members were highly engaged, and ever-thoughtful as we considered several important—some even called them historic—positive strides forward. Agenda topics focused on advancing ESA’s strategic priorities, the health of ESA’s finances, discussions of future ESA…

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ESA Annual Meeting: Lessons learned and the path forward

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge effect on how we interact with each other and how we communicate scientific information to advance research. Working and interacting virtually has affected all societies and every field of science and ESA and ecology are no exception. Nearly all in-person conferences have been converted to an online format, the so-called virtual conference. 2020…

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Advancing Science through Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice

By Kathleen Weathers, Pamela Templer, and Catherine O’Riordan “To fulfill ESA’s mission to advance the science and practice of ecology, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color must be fully supported throughout their careers.” -DEIJ Task Force Recommendations At its November 2020 meeting, the Governing Board of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) unanimously endorsed the recommendations submitted by the Task…

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