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Breadcrumbs and redirects

NOTE: This is currently irrelevant as breadcrumbs are TURNED OFF. Breadcrumbs in this theme typically lead back to category pages, but I’ve used redirects to send them back to some of our top level pages instead. For example, on an Officers page like Business Manager, the Officers breadcrumb links by default to the category page. I’ve used the Redirection plugin…

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TablePress

TablePress and its associated extensions are the WordPress plugins we use to manage data about ESA. We store the data in TablePress tables accessible from the WordPress dashboard and then insert entire tables or parts of tables into posts using shortcodes. The TablePress menu and options within WordPress are pretty self-explanatory, but if you run into problems or want to…

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Miscellany – tasks and tips

A great deal of material from the Bulletin has been uploaded to our site and needs to be linked to the appropriate posts and tables. You can see which files are available at http://esa.org/history/Awards/bulletin/ and http://esa.org/history/obits/. A good resource on digitizing documents was provided by Stephen Smith – Digitizing documents: how to produce and manage an archive of high-quality, searchable…

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Newsletter

The HRC Newsletter is currently written and organized by Sharon Kingsland. It is manually created and completely separate from the website, though volunteers typically upload the newsletter to the website and often create News posts from the newsletter sections. At some point in the future, HRC may wish to switch to a more legally compliant and website-integrated newsletter. The below…

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A note on the history of the ECOLOG listserv

If you’re already a member of the ECOLOG listserv this won’t be news to you, and if you’re not a member this might just get you to sign up! David Inouye sent the following message and graph on February 26th: The number of ECOLOG-L subscribers reached 19,000 this week, up a thousand since October. While meeting with graduate school applicants…

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Past Presidents Addresses

After their term is up, presidents of the ESA give a speech. Originally a “President’s Address,” this task later became a primary project of the outgoing Past President. Addresses are given at the Annual ESA Meeting one year after the president leaves office and two years after a president takes office. They are published in the ESA Bulletin the following…

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Member-at-Large/Member

The Council Member-at-Large positions started in 1948 and were transferred to the Governing Board on its creation in 1995. Three members-at-large were elected for two-year terms.  In 2022 the position of Member-at-Large was eliminated and replaced by Governing Board Member.  Board Members serve three-year term. All officers assume their positions at the conclusion of the annual meeting. Past and current…

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