Author: Susannah Tysor

Nature published a great summary of Diana Wall’s soil ecology research last month. Wall served as president of ESA in 1999-2000 and became a Fellow of the Society in 2012. If you want to learn more about her, here’s more …

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With this year’s annual meeting fast approaching, we thought it was time for a little meetings trivia! The annual meeting has only ever been held in Florida once before: in Gainesville at the University of Florida in 1954 This is …

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For the history of ESA, see ESA History References. Resources for the History of Ecology Bocking, Stephen. 1997. Ecologists and Environmental Politics: A History of Contemporary Ecology. Yale University Press, New Haven. Croker, Robert A. 1991. Pioneer ecologist: the life …

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Numerous websites, books, and papers describe the history of ecology (see History of Ecology, References). 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 …

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Sidebars are managed with the Custom Sidebars plugin. This plugin allows us to have different sidebars for different posts and pages. To make new sidebars or changes to sidebars, go to Appearance -> Widgets. To change the sidebar associated with …

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As a quick rule of thumb, the category is the “section” of the website the post belongs in and is generally quite broad. Tags specify other areas the post relates to or specific things mentioned in the post to facilitate …

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Posts by Tag is a plugin used to create lists of posts based on tags in sidebars using the Posts by Tag widgets and in posts and pages using shortcodes associated with the plugin. An example of a within-page list …

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In 1917, shortly after its founding, ESA published a detailed directory, or “handbook,” based on questions asked of its early members. The list provided documentation of the individuals’ professional position, field of study, research methods, and other details, making it …

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NOTE: This is currently irrelevant as breadcrumbs are TURNED OFF. Breadcrumbs in this theme typically lead back to category pages, but I’ve used redirects to send them back to some of our top level pages instead. For example, on an …

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TablePress and its associated extensions are the WordPress plugins we use to manage data about ESA. We store the data in TablePress tables accessible from the WordPress dashboard and then insert entire tables or parts of tables into posts using …

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