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Turning to a New Century

Outgoing ESA president Dr. Monica Turner highlighted ESA’s first century as she directed attention to present accomplishments and plans for the decades ahead. Her presidential address, The Turn of the Century (28 mb), included callouts to the centennial celebrated last year in Baltimore, as well as to HRC’s role in drawing attention to the organization’s history. In recognizing the 20th…

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Annual meetings trivia – Fort Lauderdale edition

With this year’s annual meeting fast approaching, we thought it was time for a little meetings trivia! The annual meeting has only ever been held in Florida once before: in Gainesville at the University of Florida in 1954 This is the first time ever the annual meeting is in Fort Lauderdale The annual meeting is huge! More than 4500 people…

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Square logo for the ESA 2016 annual meeting. A transparent image with a building over a circular sun on a yellow background and a ESA 2016 stamp.

2016 HRC-related Sessions at Annual Meeting

August 7-12, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Julie Mulroy and Zoe Nyssa have assembled a terrific program for the Ft. Lauderdale meeting. We have an exceptionally diverse set of disciplines represented, as you will see from the descriptions below. Steven Armour, who is in charge of ESA’s electronic archives at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia, will be…

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ESA’s Struggle for Identity, First 100 Years

OOS 42 ESA’s Struggle for Identity Over the First 100 Years: Lessons for the Future? Thursday, August 14, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM in Room 204, Sacramento Convention Center Organized by Juliana C. Mulroy and Kathleen J. Fichtel; Moderator: Robert H. Jones The Ecological Society of America (ESA) was formed in 1915 with the express intent of bringing those interested in…

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Ecological Century: Perspectives on the Evolution of the Discipline

OPS 3 Ecological Century: Perspectives on the Evolution of the Discipline Wednesday, August 13, 2014: 4:30 PM-6:30 PM at the Exhibit Hall, Sacramento Convention Center Organized by Kathleen J. Fichtel and Juliana C. Mulroy The Historical Records Committee is sponsoring this session in order to provide a forum for fostering discussion about the history of ecology and of the Ecological…

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Explore Ecological Concepts in Monday Session!

SS 2 Ecological Concepts: Of What Value, and for Whom? Bill Reiners and Jeff Lockwood will lead discussion of important “concepts,” participants fill out a survey, and the results will be displayed in a poster on Wednesday. Ecology texts and courses are laden with many concepts, but how useful are they in our practice of ecology? How valuable are they…

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2014 HRC programming for ESA

The upcoming Sacramento meeting of the Society August 10-15 features the following sessions organized by HRC’s Program Subcommittee. Download a printable program list. Join us for historical perspectives in these topics: SS 2 Ecological Concepts: Of What Value, and for Whom? Bill Reiners and Jeff Lockwood will lead discussion of important “concepts,” participants fill out a survey, and the results…

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ESA 2015 Centennial

ESA will celebrate its Centennial in 2015 at the Annual Meeting in Baltimore August 9 through 14, 2015. There will be special symposia and social events commemorating the occasion. Planning began in 2012, when the Governing Board established a Centennial Committee, chaired by Alan Covich. The committee’s recommendations are now being implemented by the Centennial Implementation Committee, chaired by Nancy…

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HRC sessions at ESA 2014

JOIN US IN SACRAMENTO August 10-15, 2014 Here’s an early preview of what’s ahead in history sessions for the Sacramento meeting in August. We’ll have more details on HRC programs soon. Annual Meeting page at ESA home. Special Session #9685: “Ecological concepts: Of what value, and for whom?” Monday, August 11, 2014 10:15 AM – 11:30 AM Organized Poster Sessions…

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