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Notice prepared by Robert Peet and Sharon Kingsland, HRC. If you are interested in submitting a full obituary or resolution for Dr. Goodall or another deceased colleague, contact Bob Peet (robert_peet AT unc DOT edu) or Bob Jones (rhj AT …

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Contents The Ecological State of Mind: E.O. Wilson, transformative art and literature, and “translational ecology.” Exploring the Archives: The History of Physiological Ecology HRC and Archives News (below) Read the entire April issue here. The HRC Newsletter welcomes contributions from …

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Harriet George Barclay, August 31, 1901- May 25, 1990 “She kept saying she couldn’t die because she had too much to do,” recalls retired University of Tulsa biology professor Dr. Paul Buck, for whom Barclay was mentor and friend. … …

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We received the following announcement from the ESA Human Ecology Section. Announcing a special issue of Human Ecology Review, titled Human Ecology—A Gathering of Perspectives: Portraits from the Past—Prospects for the Future. It provides short biographies of a range of …

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The latest newsletter from the Historical Records Committee focuses on oral history, with articles on an environmental history project in Louisiana and an update on HRC’s own Oral History Project, which includes interviews with 21 ecologists. Read or download the …

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Terry McGlynn is the Editor-In-Chief of Small Pond Science, a collaborative blog. In recognition of Ada Lovelace Day 2017, he wrote this profile of entomologist Mary Talbot, cross-posted here with permission and minor edits. We’ve provided some dates and other …

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From the October 2017 HRC newsletter: Preserving Historical Records in Ecology: Opportunities and Challenges By Juliana Mulroy, Sharon Kingsland, Tom Mulroy, Fred Swanson, Charles Nilon, and Alan Covich The Historical Records Committee (HRC) sponsored a Special Session at the Portland …

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ESA’s annual awards, to be presented in Portland at the August annual meeting, include high honors to four distinguished women in ecology. Awards are announced in the July issue of the ESA Bulletin. Eminent Ecologist Award: Diana Harrison Wall The …

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The Historical Records Committee is sponsoring a Special Session on “Saving Historical Records: Challenges for Ecology and Its Historians in the 21st Century,” which will be held on Monday evening, August 7, from 8:00-10:00 p.m. in the conference hotel. Julie …

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Winona H. Welch May 5, 1896-January 18, 1990 Although she was a well rounded botanist and field ecologist who taught dozens of students, Winona Welch chose to focus most of her research attention on bryophytes. She taught general botany, ecology, …

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