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Thanks to the Following Donors for Their Support

In appreciation of their generous donations to the 2020 Summer SEEDS Gholz Matching Fund Campaign, ESA would like to recognize and thank the following donors. Osvaldo Sala                                       Paige Warren Sarah Anderson                                 Elizabeth Walsh Floria Uy                                           …

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Help Us Beat This Fundraising Challenge to Support Diverse Students in Ecology

President Osvaldo Sala Accepts the Challenge The reality is clear. The next generation of scientists and leaders involved in decisions being made about our land, air, water, energy and communities must be as diverse as the communities we live in. Recent events have forced all of us to confront where we stand and assess what we are doing to build…

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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 Mastering Planting Science Team Brochure [PDF] The Ecological Society of America invites graduate students to join the 2022-2023 Planting Science Master Plant Science Team. Applications are due August 19, 2022. (Extended through Aug 21, 2022) The Master Plant Science Team is co-sponsored by the ESA Education, Natural History…

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Ecology Education

Education events at ESA Annual Meeting Montreal, Canada | August 14-19, 2022 For a set of sessions, workshops and events related to Education, Teaching and Learning please visit     Join us for the 2022 Resources for Ecology Education – Fair and Share (REEFS) at the ESA Annual Meeting 14th Resources for Ecology Education – Fair & Share (REEFS) Resources…

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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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Student Programs

SEEDS – Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability The Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability (SEEDS) program is the award-winning flagship education program of the Ecological Society. Its mission is to diversify and advance the ecology profession through opportunities that stimulate and nurture the interest of underrepresented students to participate, and to lead in ecology. The core SEEDS…

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