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Urban Ecosystem Ecology Section

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Welcome

Welcome

The Urban Ecosystem Ecology Section of the Ecological Society of America

  1. promotes an understanding of the importance of urban ecosystems among ecologists and members of related disciplines,
  2. encourages education and research in urban ecosystem ecology
  3. sponsors meetings and publications for the communication of research and educational activities in urban ecosystem ecology, and
  4. encourages student participation in the Society.
  5. For more information please contact us:

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Membership

Membership

We hope you will consider joining our section! See below for details on how to join. To join us, fill out the membership form located on the ESA Membership site and scroll down to “V. Section Affiliation” and select “Urban Ecosystem Ecology Section”. Annual membership dues are $5. You can join us at any time, but you must be a member of ESA. If you’re not already a member of ESA, you can go here on the ESA Membership site to join ESA. ESA memberships run January-December, regardless of when you join.

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Resources

Resources

The Urban Ecosystem Ecology section offers a number of resources for Urban Ecologists and those interested in the field. We also encourage you to follow and engage with us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/UrbanEcosystemEcologySection) and Twitter (@UrbanEcosystems, https://twitter.com/UrbanEcosystems).

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Urban Ecosystem Ecologists

Urban Ecosystem Ecologists

Learn more about the section and joining the largest community of professional ecologists in the nation.

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Leadership

Leadership

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Travel Awards

Travel Awards

Learn about the annual Urban Ecosystem Ecology section awards.

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Academic Journals

Academic Journals

The following journals regularly publish urban ecological manuscripts:

  • Biological Conservation
  • Cities and the Environment
  • Ecological Applications
  • Ecological Engineering
  • Ecology and Society
  • Landscape and Urban Planning
  • Urban Ecosystems
  • Urban Naturalist
Know a journal that should be on this list? e-mail us: UrbanEcosystemEcology@gmail.com

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Programs

Programs

Interactive Map of Urban Programs

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Syllabi

Syllabi

As an interdisciplinary field, there are a variety of approaches to teaching an urban ecology course. Some focus on the scientific aspects. Some focus on the physical environment. Others draw on the geo-politics of the built environment.

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