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Note: This newsletter is the last to be contributed by former HRC Chair Dr. Sharon Kingsland. We appreciate her efforts on behalf of ESA’s historical records. Forty Years Ago: The Ecology of Infectious Diseases as an Emerging Field By Sharon …

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The latest HRC newsletter (April 2020) offers a look back in recognition of the 40th anniversary of LTER programming. Here’s the introduction: The Long-Term Ecological Research Program turns Forty 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the National Science Foundation’s Long …

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This is the last of the HRC newsletters prepared by Sharon Kingsland. Since April 2015, the following issues have been published: July 2020, featuring Robert May and the ecology of infectious diseases. April 2020, 40th anniversary of the Long-Term Ecological …

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Grace Brush, January 18, 1931- Education 1949 B.A., Economics, St. Xavier University 1951 M.S., Botany, University of Illinois (with Wilson Stewart) 1956 Ph.D. Paleobotany, Harvard University (with Elso Barghoorn) Career Highlights According to Dr. Brush’s 1988 letter to Dr. Jean …

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In 1982, these twelve ESA presidents and past-presidents gathered at the annual meeting for a photo. They represent 32 years of ESA history, from 1951 to 1981, but quite a few are missing. The earliest president in attendance for this …

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Jean Harmon Langenheim September 5, 1925 – Obsessed with ideas of “how it all fit together,” Dr. Jean Langenheim, in reflecting on her long career, finds a “unifying aspect to the research I’ve done” (JH Langenheim, 2016a). Ranging from paleobotany …

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Deep Ecology with Becky: A remembrance of Dr. Rebecca Sharitz by Neil Pederson, who posted this tribute at his site Broadleaf Papers. He is Senior Ecologist at Harvard Forest. We think it nicely conveys a sense of being in the …

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Fifty Years Ago: The Development of Thermal Ecology at the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory by Sharon Kingsland From the HRC newsletter, #16, January 2019 Download the January 2019 HRC Newsletter, as pdf. The recent passing of Rebecca (Becky) Sharitz in …

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The plenary talk at the 2018 New Orleans meeting, presented by Robert Twilley, has been uploaded by ESA and is available. Robert Twilley is executive director of the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program and a distinguished professor in the Department …

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Looking for Women in Science (especially Ecology)? You can find a bunch of them here. For the last few years, we’ve been focusing on female ecologists, especially during Women’s History Month (March) each year. Visit our page devoted to these …

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