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Societies speak out on climage change

ESA joined 30 leading scientific societies in a 28 June letter to the U.S. Congress reaffirming the reality of human-caused climate change. 
  Press Release»  » Letter (pdf)

Announcing the 2016 ESA Fellows

ESA established its fellows program in 2012 with the goal to honor its members and to support their competitiveness and advancement to leadership positions in the Society, at their institutions, and in broader society. The Society’s fellows program recognizes the many ways in which our members contribute to ecological research and discovery, communication, education and pedagogy, and to management and policy. ESA fellows and early career fellows are listed on the ESA Fellows page.

» Fellows announcement

Congratulations to the 2016 ESA Award winners!

The award ceremony will take place at the 2016 Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Monday, August 8, at 8 AM in the Floridian Ballroom AB, Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.

Honorary Member: Richard Hobbs

» Awards announcement

Annual Meeting

ESA-Conf-logo-20161Registration and hotel reservations for the 2016 meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, are now open. 
Quick Links:  FAQ’s »   Exhibitor Information »   Plenaries »» Official Meeting Website

Inclusive Ecology Section

ESA welcomes our newest section! Spearheaded by Elita Baldridge, Inclusive Ecology will encourage and support ecologists from underrepresented groups, as well as support all ecologists striving to make ecology more inclusive through their research, teaching, outreach and engagement with policymakers, managers and other ecologists.» Visit Inclusive Ecology’s website

US National Vegetation Classification Debuts

USNVC infographicThe long-awaited public release of a consistent and adaptable national reporting system for plant communities opens new avenues for broad-scale and long-term analyses of landscape change. ESA’s Panel on Vegetation Classification has worked for two decades on this massively collaborative effort and will manage the ongoing peer review process for revisions and additions. » Read the USNVC announcement

Annual Report

annual-report-cover This year, we moved to an online format that allows multimedia content and gives readers an option to click through for more details on specific highlights and projects. Take a moment to revisit the highlights of ESA’s centennial year and the society’s reflections on the past, present, and future of ecology.
(photo credit: BLM) » Explore the annual report