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CESU Grant Program

A New Opportunity to Apply for Research Funding through ESA ESA is launching a new program to provide members with additional opportunities to apply for research funding. We are a partner of the Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit (CHWACESU), which regularly issues requests for proposals for funded research opportunities. We encourage ESA members whose institutions are not already part…

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Master Plant Science Team A Sponsored Opportunity for Graduate Students Download ESA Master Planting Science Team brochure [PDF] The Ecological Society of America invites graduate students to join the 2021-2022 PlantingScience Master Plant Science Team. Applications are due August 16, 2021. The Master Plant Science Team is designed to provide compensation for a cohort of 5 graduate students who make a…

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Ecology Education

ESA-QUBES Life Discovery Faculty Mentoring Network Now Accepting Applications A stipend of $750 is available for participants who complete all requirements. The Life Discovery Faculty Mentoring Network (FMN) is an extension of the Life Discovery – Doing Science Education Conference (LDC). The FMN will work on implementation of LDC thematic tracks into teaching.  Funding support comes from the National Science…

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Past Webinars

January 24, 2019  The ESA’s Four Dimensional Ecology Education (4DEE) Framework: Opportunities and Challenges   Webinar Slides ESA-Webinar(4DEE)-Opportunities-and-Challenges from Ecological Society of America on Vimeo. On November 14, 2018, the Governing Board of the Ecological Society of America voted unanimously to endorse the 4DEE framework! Learn more with the Blog on Ecotone.  What an exciting launch!  The webinar gave an overview of the Framework…

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Science Engagement

The ESA Panel on Vegetation Classification provides impartial scientific expertise to agencies and partners, and represents the expertise of professional ecologists spanning academic, agency, and non-governmental sectors.

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Sustaining Biological Infrastructure (SBI) Training Initiative Workshops and courses to help scientists gain the skills they need to navigate changes in funding, policy, and technology This initiative, launched by ESA in 2014 and supported by the National Science Foundation, provides project directors with the core business planning, marketing, and communication skills they need to ensure their labs, collections, field stations,…

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SEEDS Program

Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability What’s New? Accepting applications for the 2019 ESA Annual Meeting SEEDS Travel Awards! Sign up to be a SEEDS Mentor at the 2019 ESA Annual Meeting!   The Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability program is the flagship award-winning education program of the Ecological Society of America. Its mission is to diversify and advance…

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Student Programs

ESA-USGS Summer Cooperative Fellowship Program  Now Accepting Nominations  The Ecological Society of America is pleased to partner with the US Geological Survey to offer summer internships to outstanding field-trained undergraduates for whom the experience would be transformative. Faculty and Directors of Field Programs and Courses: Nominate your students by October 30, 2021 (extended). Students: Please contact the director of the…

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