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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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New: The Paper Trail

For ESA’s upcoming centennial in 2015, Bulletin editor Ed Johnson has announced a new series called The Paper Trail (pdf), to be published in the Bulletin beginning with the January issue. We expect these essays will become a significant contribution

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All about Eminent Ecologists on Twitter

Enjoy our Twitter series on Eminent Ecologists without signing up for Twitter! If you do have a Twitter account, be sure to follow us @ESAhistory, and check here to make sure you didn’t miss anything in this set. For more

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All about ESA Presidents on Twitter

Enjoy our Twitter series on ESA presidents without signing up for Twitter! If you do have a Twitter account, be sure to follow us @ESAhistory, and check here to make sure you didn’t miss anything in this set. For more

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ESA Centennial in 2015

ESA Centennial in 2015 Carol Brewer , Hal Balbach , Nancy Huntly from the

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History lovers guide to ESA2013

We’ll be celebrating ESA’s history again this year, with major displays and demos at our joint Historical Records/Centennial Committee booth. Look for us in the Exhibit Hall all week, but especially during poster sessions. (Booth 613) In addition to our

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The British Ecological Society’s Centennial

The British Ecological Society is celebrating their centennial this year. To reflect on all they’ve accomplished, they’ve compiled a list of 100 of the best papers in their archives – with commentary! See the results here.

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History posters at Portland 2012

At the Portland meeting, HRC sponsored an entire poster session, as well as an organized oral session, devoted to history. We’ll be continuing that trend this year with new sessions in Minneapolis. The nine posters in the 2012 session explored

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Romping through the records

Looking for a little ecoentertainment? We’ve been sharing little known facts about ESA’s eminent ecologists and presidents via our Twitter account, @ESAhistory! (Tweets have been edited slightly for web presentation; we also added dates to some for clarity.) Twitterati are

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Portland meeting 2012

Numerous visitors stopped by our 3rd annual HRC booth during the 2012 annual meeting in Portland last August. Lots of posters were on view, generating lively discussions. Draft of Living Past Presidents’ Timeline Jean Langenheim displayed a draft of the

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