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About the chapter

About the chapter

The Chapter has a two-fold vision: To promote, develop and coordinate regional-to continental-scale research and education activities, and to promote ESA’s relevancy to existing and emerging ecological issues in the Southwest, including Mexico.

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Research Highlights

Research Highlights

Ever wondered where Southwestern Chapter members are working? Want to increase the visibility of your research? We are making it easy for you to contribute your published works to JournalMap!

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2019 Awardees

2019 Awardees

Courtney Currier is one of 2019's travel award winners for her research on phenological controls of productivity and plant-soil nutrient cycling in drylands

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News

  • ESA Southwestern Chapter Communicating Science Workshop

    ESA Member Opportunity Attend the ESA Southwestern Chapter Communicating Science Workshop **Travel Awards of up to $200.00 will be given to each attendee as a supplement for travel costs.** RSVP now Reserve your spot now.  June 7, 10:00 am-5:00 pm  Northern Arizona University, 1100 S Beaver Street 86011 Attend and hone your science communication skills. Learn how to effectively communicate…

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  • ESA Southwestern Chapter Travel Award 2019

    Southwestern Chapter Student Travel Award (2019) The Southwest Chapter of ESA is sponsoring travel grants to help support student travel to the 2019 ESA meeting. Both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply. Requirements: a. The student or the faculty mentor must be a current member of the Southwest Chapter; b. the student must be giving an oral presentation…

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  • Beyond traditional ecological restoration on the Colorado Plateau

    Winkler et al. 2018 published a commentary in Restoration Ecology on the challenges and opportunities restoration practitioners, land managers, and researchers face on the Colorado Plateau. They provide a multi-stakeholder perspective on what the future of restoration ecology may look like and how this public land-dominated region of the country may be able to meet its management goals for decades to come….

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  • Post-Doc: Mapping High Carbon Stock Forests @NCEAS, Santa Barbara

    The Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) seeks a postdoctoral fellow to collaborate on a new, two-year project titled “Landscape-scale forest assessments to support zero-deforestation supply chains.” This project is designed to empower the participation of small producers in zero-deforestation supply chains and support companies and governments to make conservation decisions based on landscape-scale connectivity. The project focuses on…

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  • Looking for plant ecology technicians in Nevada

    Description: The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), is recruiting six Plant Ecology Technicians to join our AmeriCorps program to assist US Geological Survey researchers with all aspects of post-fire restoration and restoration plant materials development research projects in the Mojave Desert. These projects are designed to evaluate traditional and novel restoration practices based…

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  • Program Specialist at Jornada Experimental Range, NMSU

    The Jornada Experimental Range in the College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University is seeking a Program Specialist. This position requires a bachelor’s degree in related field and one year of professional experience. Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, environmental science, or other quantitative field preferred. Position will provide support of research activities for the Land…

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  • Summer 2018 Newsletter

    Please read on for information on how to vote for Southwestern Chapter officers and how to participate with the chapter at ESA New Orleans. Officer Elections Members are invited to vote for Southwestern Chapter governance via electronic ballot. Please respond by August 5th, 2018 . Election results will be made official at the Southwestern Chapter Breakfast Social and Business meeting….

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