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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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Southwest Chapter Student Travel Awards

Southwest Chapter Student Travel Awards The Southwest Chapter of ESA is sponsoring travel grants to help support student travel to the 2018 ESA meeting. Both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply. Requirements: 1) The student or the faculty mentor must be a current member of the Southwest Chapter; 2) the student must be giving an oral presentation or…

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Two graduate assistantships in restoration ecology at NMSU

Two funded restoration ecology graduate assistantships are available in the Faist Lab starting fall of 2018 at New Mexico State University. These positions are exciting opportunities be a part of a multi-disciplinary, collaborative, interagency group that is seeking innovative solutions to long-standing and pressing restoration questions. The two areas of focus for the advertised positions are: seed based restoration efforts…

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Postdoc position: Dryland Hydrology, Erosion, and Restoration

Dryland Hydrology, Erosion, and Restoration Post Doc Job Description: The post-doctoral research associate is responsible for overseeing erosion field measurements (wind tunnel, rain fall simulator, silt fences, passive dust traps, and others) at biological soil crust restoration experiments (Jornada Experimental Range and Hill Air Force Range) and grazing experiments (Grand Junction, CO). The position will be located in the USGS…

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Southwest chapter elections and ESA 2017 meeting events

Members are invited to vote for Southwest Chapter governance via electronic ballot. You’ll receive shortly an email from Surveymonkey.com with the ballot. Please respond by August 7th, 2017 . Election results will be made official at the Southwest Chapter Breakfast Social and Business meeting. Please take note of the Southwest Chapter’s events at this year’s ESA Annual Meeting: ESA Joint Section Mixer Monday, August…

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Nominees for Vice Chairperson and Secretary 2017

Southwest Chapter Members, We have received nominees for this years officer election for Vice Chairperson and Secretary. The results of the election will determine changes to our Chapter Officers. Here, we have provided biographical sketches of the nominees. An electronic ballot will be sent in two weeks and member will have 30 days to return their vote. Officers will assume…

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ESA Student Travel Awards 2017 – Southwest Chapter

The Southwest Chapter of the Ecological Society of America is offering travel awards ($400) available for students to support travel to the Annual ESA Meeting. Students wishing to apply for an award should send application materials to Anne Kelly (akelly5@nullucmerced.edu), Chair of the Southwestern Chapter by June 9th, 2017. Successful applicants will be notified of their award by June 29,…

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Master’s Project Opening: Biodiversity of moss biocrusts, and resilience to climate climate change

  The School of Forestry, Northern Arizona University, seeks a motivated Master of Science (M.S.F.) student to conduct field and greenhouse experiments in Flagstaff, Arizona and field sites in southeast Utah starting in Fall 2017. The student will be co-advised by Matthew Bowker and Anita Antoninka on a new NSF-funded Dimensions of Biodiversity project in collaboration with 5 institutions (PI-…

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Forrest Shreve Student Award

Forrest Shreve Student Award – Deadline October 15 http://www.esa.org/esa/about/esa-awards/ To be given full consideration, nominations for awards should be completed by October 15, 2016. We welcome nominations that reflect the diversity of the Society’s membership. A nomination should be submitted as a single PDF file to E-mail: awards@nullesa.org with the name of the award in the subject line. An award…

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