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Get Involved & Take Action

We facilitate opportunities for members to engage beyond the scientific community through media contacts, press releases, social media, briefings, and one-on-one meetings with policymakers.

Policy Toolkit

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ESA’s policy toolkit provides best practices and tips for engaging with lawmakers and public officials.

Rapid Response Team

ESA’s Rapid Response Team serve as resources for policymakers and the media

Policy Resources

Resources from ESA on taking action in policy

Graduate Student Policy Award

ESA’s Graduate Student Policy Award provides training and policy experience to graduate students in ecology each year. Applications are now being accepted through Jan. 8, 2023!

Policy Training

ESA policy staff offer training workshops designed to help ecological scientists engage more effectively with policymakers