Eco-stewardship: cultivating a sustainable future through eco-oriented actions, education, and science

-photos by Molly Steinwald

This site provides information and opportunities for those interested in stewardship and sustainability issues. It is very much a work in progress. Check back soon for updates!


  • Interested in developing the necessary tools to address our planets most pressing ecological problems? Check out the 4th international Ecosummit on Ecological Sustainability: restoring the planet’s ecosystem services. (Sept 30 – Oct 5, 2012)

    “EcoSummit 2012 will bring together the world's most respected minds in ecological science to discuss restoring the planet's ecosystems. Come hear Pulitzer Prize winners E.O. Wilson and Jared Diamond, Kyoto Prize winner Simon Levin, Stockholm Water Prize laureates Sven Jørgensen and William Mitsch, and many others in the first conference ever linking the Ecological Society of America (ESA), The International Association for Ecology (INTECOL) and the Society for Ecological Restoration International (SER).”

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  • There will be a conference on citizen science held the weekend before the ESA annual meeting in Portland. For more information go here.

Citizen Science

The two most comprehensive collections of citizen science projects in the United States (they also include worldwide projects)


Sustainability related programs

Degree Programs

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Other Opportunities

Useful links

Great link for finding peer reviewed publications on citizen science