Monthly Archives: March 2014

ESA 2015 Centennial

ESA will celebrate its Centennial in 2015 at the Annual Meeting in Baltimore August 9 through 14, 2015. There will be special symposia and social events commemorating the occasion. Planning began in 2012, when the Governing Board established a Centennial

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A note on the history of the ECOLOG listserv

If you’re already a member of the ECOLOG listserv this won’t be news to you, and if you’re not a member this might just get you to sign up! David Inouye sent the following message and graph on February 26th:

Posted in Historical review

HRC sessions at ESA 2014

JOIN US IN SACRAMENTO August 10-15, 2014 Here’s an early preview of what’s ahead in history sessions for the Sacramento meeting in August. We’ll have more details on HRC programs soon. Annual Meeting page at ESA home. Special Session #9685:

Posted in Meetings, News

Welcome to our new site!

Today (March 4, 2014) we launch our project–this set of pages– as the official ESA History website. We think the new features offered here will help you find a great deal of history information that hasn’t been as readily accessible

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Mary Minerva Steagall

She joined the Biology Department at Southern Illinois University (SIU, then Southern Illinois Normal College, SINC) in 1913 and became its head in 1921, a position she held until her retirement 17 years later at the age of 71. After

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Living Past Presidents

Note: This timeline is a work in progress, by the Past Presidents Committee, under the direction of Dr. Jean H. Langenheim. It provides the perspectives of presidents from 1968 to 2015 on the events and accomplishments of their time in

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Ideals and Aims of ESA

by Victor E. Shelford, as published in the Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, Vol. 1, No. 3 (Mar 1917), pp. 1-8. At Jstor stable URL. The development of modern ecology has received its greatest impetus in a few

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Transeau Resolution of Respect

EDGAR NELSON TRANSEAU 1875-1960 President (1924) of the E.S.A. As published in the Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, Vol. 41, No. 2 (Jun, 1960), pp. 62-64. At Jstor stable URL. The greatest contribution of Edgar Nelson Transeau is

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