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Cover image of the July 2016 issue of the Bulletin. The cover has a closeup of a forest fire.

July 2016 Bulletin Rich in History

The July Bulletin of the ESA offers a wealth of history-related material, collected here (along with a few republished from April) for your browsing convenience. Resolutions honoring the memories of recently deceased ecologists: Historical Records Committee Newsletter: Upcoming Sessions at the Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Bill Reiners reflects on the “Cowles-Cooper” tradition in plant ecology, as demonstrated by Murray…

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ESA Bulletin reflects on the Society’s first 100 years

In recognition of ESA’s centennial in 2015, the Bulletin is publishing a series on the Society’s history, its practitioners, and the history of ecology as a discipline.Most links below open PDFs from the Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. For more reviews and reflections, visit the references page. Centennial Articles The Ecological Society of America at Mid-Century: Finding Its…

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Bulletin’s First 100th Anniversary Issue

In this centennial year, Bulletin editor Ed Johnson will be focusing on articles outlining ESA history and related themes in addition to regular reports. The January issue contains a nice launch of this series celebrating the 100th anniversary. ESA Founders Pictured on the Cover, ESA Bulletin 96:1 p 3The Ecological Society of America: Founders, Founding Stories, Foundations, by Sharon Kingsland….

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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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ESA Through the Years

View special events in ESA’s first one hundred years, 1915-2015, in our interactive timeline.This timeline is a work in progress, developed by the Historical Records Committee. We have many more milestones and other events to add, but please leave a comment below to share missing items if you like!Visit the full version at

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