Policy News: December 3, 2019
Dec03

Policy News: December 3, 2019

The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Applications are now being accepted. ESA is now accepting applications for its 2020 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Visit the ESA website for more information and details on...

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Alumni share their experience with the Future Park Leaders internship program
Dec02

Alumni share their experience with the Future Park Leaders internship program

The call for internship applications is open! Apply here What does it mean to become a Future Park Leaders intern? To get a better idea of the internships, we reached out to some past alumni to share their personal experiences, memories, and lasting benefits of the program. The Future Park Leaders of Emerging Change internship program pays upper level undergraduate and graduate students over the summer to work in a unit of the...

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ESA Member Opportunity: Attend the ESA Southeastern Chapter Communicating Science Workshop
Nov26

ESA Member Opportunity: Attend the ESA Southeastern Chapter Communicating Science Workshop

ESA Member Opportunity Attend the ESA Southeastern Chapter in Partnership with NIMBioS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Communicating Science Workshop **Travel Awards of up to $200.00 will be given to each attendee as a supplement for travel costs.** RSVP now Reserve your spot now.  February 3, 10:00 am-5:00 pm  NIMBioS (The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis is centrally located on the University of...

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Ecological Society of America Announces New Members Elected to Governing Board
Nov15

Ecological Society of America Announces New Members Elected to Governing Board

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is proud to announce the election results for its governing board members. Those selected by the membership to serve are Member-at-Large Zoe Cardon, Ecosystems Center at Marine Biological Laboratory; Vice President for Finance Jeannine Cavender-Bares, University of Minnesota; President-Elect for 2020 Dennis Ojima, Colorado State University; Vice President for Public Affairs Laura Petes, NOAA...

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ESA Seeks Editor-in-Chief for Ecological Applications
Nov08

ESA Seeks Editor-in-Chief for Ecological Applications

The Ecological Society of America is seeking applicants for the position of Editor-in-Chief of its journal Ecological Applications. David Schimel, who has led this journal since 2001, will be stepping down as Editor-in-Chief in December 2020. Ecological Applications focuses on the applications of ecological science to environmental problems. It publishes papers that develop scientific principles to support environmental...

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Fantastic Grandmothers and Where to Find Them
Oct29

Fantastic Grandmothers and Where to Find Them

Seven snorkeling grandmothers helped scientists uncover a large population of venomous sea snakes in a bay popular with residents and cruise passengers Amateur enthusiasts are changing the game for science and research. Citizen passion for hands-on experience with nature is helping scientists gather more and more data each day. Many of these citizen-science led projects rely on enthusiastic children and working-age adults. But a study...

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ESA’s Strategic Plan
Oct21

ESA’s Strategic Plan

By ESA President Osvaldo Sala, The landscape of science is changing, and the Society strives to be flexible and evolve to serve its members. Over the past year, I was charged as President-Elect to lead the Governing Board members and staff to thoughtfully craft the ESA’s Strategic Plan for 2019-2021 to meet the needs of ecologists. In-person and Zoom meetings ensued over multiple time zones where we asked ourselves, “What does...

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Wind-wildlife interactions are focus of newest Issues in Ecology report
Sep23

Wind-wildlife interactions are focus of newest Issues in Ecology report

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) announces the publication of a new report, “Impacts to Wildlife of Wind Energy Siting and Operation in the United States,” in ESA’s Issues in Ecology publication.

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ESA Joins with the Portuguese Ecological Society to Celebrate Ecology Day 2019 on September 14
Aug29

ESA Joins with the Portuguese Ecological Society to Celebrate Ecology Day 2019 on September 14

Celebrate Ecology Day 2019 on September 14 #ecologyday The Ecological Society of America is joining its international sister societies to celebrate a world Ecology Day September 14. You may still register an event up to Sept. 14 even though the date in the flyer  above says July 31. ESA will be doing an online social media event Sept. 14 to celebrate Ecology Day. The day’s origins came from the celebration of the 150th...

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Philanthropic roots yielding fruit at ESA’s meeting
Jul29

Philanthropic roots yielding fruit at ESA’s meeting

Blogpost from ESA President Laura Huenneke July 29, 2019 As I’ve written here previously, the Ecological Society of America works hard to manage its financial resources for the broadest possible benefit of its members. We strive to keep dues, meeting registration fees, and the cost of our services as low as possible to maximize access and value. Grants from governmental and foundation sources can support additional offerings. But in...

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