Numerous websites, books, and papers describe the history of ecology (see History of Ecology). This page provides sources on the history of the Ecological Society of America.
History of the Ecological Society of America
For a summary of important events in the history of ESA, go to Timelines.
For information on ESA’s repository for historical documents, go to Archives.
- The Ecological Society of America: Historical Data and Some Preliminary Analyses, by Robert L. Burgess (PDF) —Reviews administrative aspects and membership data through about 1976
- The First Ten Years, a summary by Kiyoko Miyanishi, from the Bulletin, Vol. 94, July 2013.
- The Second Decade, a summary by Kiyoko Miyanishi, from the Bulletin, Vol. 95(1), January 2014.
- ESA’s Third Decade: The War Years, a summary by Kiyoko Miyanishi, from the Bulletin, Vol. 95(2), April 2014.
Selected Articles from the Bulletin:
Some Reflections on ESA: Then and Now, v87#4, October 2006