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Ehrenfeld Award

The Joan Ehrenfeld Award for Best Student Presentation in Urban Ecology

Joan Ehrenfeld was one of the pioneers of urban ecology whose contributions helped shape our knowledge of urban ecosystems.  Her work spanned many taxa and systems, ranging from novel work on urban wetlands to the role of people in shaping urban ecosystem processes. Her former students and postdocs are continuing this work around the globe. In recognition of her many contributions to urban ecology, the best oral presentation in urban ecology given at the annual Ecological Society of America meeting is named in her honor. The award is open to both undergraduate and graduate students giving an oral presentation in the field of urban ecology at the annual meeting.

At  the 2019  meeting  the  Urban  Ecosystems  Ecology  (UEE)  section  of  ESA  will  be  awarding  its  8th  annual  award  in  honor  of  the  late  Dr.  Joan  Ehrenfeld.  The  award  is  open  to  both  undergraduate  and  graduate  students  giving  an  oral  presentation  in  the  field  of  urban  ecology  at  the  annual  meeting.  Students  do  not  have  to  be  a  member  of  the  UEE  section  to  be  eligible  for  this  award.  If  you  are  interested  in  being  considered  for  this  award,  compile  the  following  items  by  Wednesday,  July  31,  2019
  • first  and  last  name
  • title  of  talk
  • time  and  location  of  presentation
  • degree  being  sought  (BA/BS,  MS,  PhD)
  • your  accepted  abstract 
  • e-mail  address
Please  send  your  application  materials  with  the  subject  line  “Ehrenfeld  Award”  to:  Olyssa  Starry,  UEE  Section  Vice-Chair, If  you  have  any  questions,  please  feel  free  to contact  Dr.  Starry. We  will  only  be  considering  urban  ecology  presentations  for  the  award.