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Diversity Award

The Commitment to Human Diversity in Ecology Award (formerly the Diversity Award) provides recognition of long-standing contributions of an individual towards increasing the diversity of future ecologists through mentoring, teaching, or outreach.

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Corporate Awards

The Corporate Award was established in 1988 to recognize a corporation, business, or individual that has demonstrated accomplishments in incorporating sound ecological concepts, knowledge, and/or practices into its planning and operating procedures. In 2008 the award became an occasional award

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Barrington Moore to A.G. Vestal, re: book review, 1930

Barrington Moore, Editor-in-Chief of Ecology, responds to A. G. Vestal’s difficulty in reviewing Plant Ecology by Weaver and Clements. Vestal’s long review, published in Ecology in January 1931, pointed out that some ecologists thought that Clementsian views of succession were

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Cornelius Mueller to Vestal, 1930s

Letters from Cornelius H. Mueller to A. G. Vestal describe financial hardships at the University of Texas, Austin, during the Depression, a collecting trip to Mexico, and Mueller’s wish to take a PhD under Vestal’s direction in Illinois. Mueller inquires

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Barrington Moore to Vestal, 1920

In this appeal to A. G. Vestal in 1920, ESA President Barrington Moore reveals that there was a letter-writing campaign from ESA members to congressional nominees, intended to oppose power and irrigation schemes in national parks and monuments. (A. G.

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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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Biography Table

This table contains biographical information and links for important members of ESA. Please help us fill it in!

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1926 photo identification

Ecology photograph, IV International Botanical Congress, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. August 18, 1926 According to the records of Bob Burgess, the photograph includes 16 charter members of the Ecological Society of America (Bray, Cooper, Cowles, Dana, Fuller, Gates, Gleason,

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