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California State Senator Darrell Steinberg named as ESA Regional Policy Award winner
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
ESA’s Regional Policy Award recognizes an elected or appointed local policymaker who has an outstanding record of informing policy decisions with ecological science.

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Ecological Society of America announces 2014 award recipients
Tuesdsay, July 15, 2014
Ten awards recognizing outstanding contributions to ecology in new discoveries, teaching, sustainability, diversity, and lifelong commitment to the profession to be presented during the Society’s 99th Annual Meeting.

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A lovely Augochlora pura extends half of its tongue. A. pura is a member of the relatively short-tongued Halictidae family, uprettily known as the sweat bees. The small, solitary bee is one of the most common bees of forests and forest edges in the eastern United States, and a promiscuous attendant to many flower species. Collected by Phillip Moore in Polk County, Tennessee. Photograph by Phillip Moore. Photo courtesy of the USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab.
For bees (and flowers), tongue size matters
Monday, July 14, 2014
When it comes to bee tongues, length is proportional to the size of the bee, but heritage sets the proportion. Estimating this hard to measure trait helps scientists understand bee species’ resiliency to change.

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Ecologists converge on Sacramento, Cal. for the Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America August 10-15, 2014
Monday, June 16, 2014
ESA’s 99th Annual Meeting features public sessions bringing research into the realms of policy and planning, touching on California coastal resources, organic farming, disease, and wildlife in urban spaces.

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