Monthly Archives: February 2014

Some Commentary on Distinguished Ecologists

Published as: Of Interest to Ecologists Presented by Robert Burgess at the Annual ESA Banquet, Pennsylvania State University, 10 August 1982. The Ecological Society of America is honored tonight by the presence of so many Eminent Ecologists and Past Presidents.

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Full Annual Meetings Table

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ESA Through the Years

View special events in ESA’s first one hundred years, 1915-2015, in our interactive timeline. This timeline is a work in progress, developed by the Historical Records Committee. We have many more milestones and other events to add, but please leave

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Past Presidents Addresses

After their term is up, presidents of the ESA give a speech. Originally a “President’s Address,” this task later became a primary project of the outgoing Past President. Addresses are given at the Annual ESA Meeting one year after the

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The Council Member-at-Large positions started in 1948 and were transferred to the Governing Board on its creation in 1995. Three members-at-large are elected for two-year terms. All officers assume their positions at the conclusion of the annual meeting. Past and

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Secretaries and Treasurers

Originally, ESA members elected a President, Vice-President, and Secretary-Treasurer, so this was a combined role. A separate office of Treasurer was created in 1939, but was gradually supplanted by the Business Manager office, created in 1952/54. “For the first 22

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Business Manager

The Business Manager office began as a position supporting production of the Society’s journals in 1920. It was discontinued in 1995, with the reorganization that created a Governing Board and professional paid staff to replace the ESA Council that was

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Sustainability Science Awards

Initiated in 2004, the Sustainability Science Award of the Ecological Society of America recognizes the authors of the peer reviewed paper published in the past five years that makes the greatest contribution to the emerging science of ecosystem and regional

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ESA designates as Fellows of the Society certain members who have made outstanding contributions to the wide range of fields served by ESA. Such contributions include those that advance or apply ecological knowledge in academics, government, non-profit organizations, and the

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Early Career Fellows

ESA designates as Early Career Fellows of the Society certain early career members (typically chosen within 8 years of receiving the Ph.D.) who have begun making and show promise of continuing to make outstanding contributions to a wide range of

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