Reminders and Updates

Its time to start gearing up for the 99th ANNUAL ESA meetings in Sacramento California.  

Abstracts are due Thursday Feb. 27th.  Submit your abstract here.

If you are a student, or if you have a student that has a presentation that employs and showcases natural history knowledge to further their ecological studies, please let us know! We would like to showcase these talks at out booth and via twitter.  Also make sure your encourage your students to apply for the Natural History Section Student award – description of eligibility and how to apply on see our AWARDS page. There is a $300 cash award for the winning applicant and honorable mention for runner up. 

Time to start planning ahead, so below are a list of events to put on your radar:

  • Early bird registration is between April and June 19th.
  • Elections for new Natural History Section officers (Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary) in June.  I will solicit nominations at the end of April. 
  • First NATURAL HISTORY SECTION FIELD TRIP – LAKE TAHOE.  This is an all day event on Sunday, Aug 10, 2013, led by our Vice Chair, Sudeep Chandra.  More information will be available soon, so check back here. 
  • Natural History Section Mixer – Wed. 6pm at the Sheraton.  We will introduce the newly elected officers, wrap up the silent auction and discuss the new The Natural History Section Partnership Initiative, which was funded and will commence at the Centennial ESA (2015) meeting in Baltimore. 

Lastly, don’t forget to pay section dues and promote natural history within and beyond ESA!

If you haven’t already, check out our facebook page, and twitter @ESANATHIST