Events and Field Trips

Saturday, August 4, 2007

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
ESA Governing Board  
SER Governing Board Meeting  

8:00 AM-11:55 PM
FT 6 - Big Sur Forests and Grasslands (OVERNIGHT)  

8:30 AM-5:30 PM
FT 2 - A trip through time: Plant-soil relationships of the Santa Cruz marine terraces  

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
SEEDS Alumni Breakfast  

9:00 AM-1:30 PM
FT 3 - Jasper Ridge Global Change Experiment  

10:30 AM-1:00 PM
SEEDS Student Orientation  

1:00 PM-2:00 PM
SEEDS Student Lunch  

2:00 PM-11:55 PM
FT 4 - Bats of Pinnacles National Monument  

4:00 PM-6:00 PM
SEEDS Mentor Orientation  

6:00 PM-8:00 PM
SEEDS Dinner  
Sunday, August 5, 2007

7:30 AM-5:00 PM
FT 8 - Big Sur bird banding and condor tracking  

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
ESA Governing Board  

8:00 AM-4:00 PM
FT 13 - Northern California redwood ecology  

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
SER Governing Board Meeting  
FT 12 - Marine mammals and redwoods  

8:15 AM-2:00 PM
FT 9 - South San Francisco Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project  
FT 10 - San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge  

8:30 AM-5:00 PM
FT 11 - Monterey Bay Aquarium  

9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Global Soil Biodiversity Project Meeting  

11:00 AM-11:30 AM
Presider Training Session 1  

12:00 PM-12:30 PM
AV Training Session 1  

1:00 PM-2:00 PM
ESA Buell Braun Judges Meeting  

2:00 PM-5:00 PM
ESA Council Orientation Meeting and Reception  

3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Fungal Environmental Sampling and Informatics Network Open Forum  

5:00 PM-6:30 PM
ESA Opening Plenary Session  

6:30 PM-7:30 PM
ESA Welcome Mixer  
Monday, August 6, 2007

6:45 AM-8:00 AM
ESA Education and Human Resources Business Meeting  

7:00 AM-7:30 AM
AV Training Session 2  

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
ESA Development Meeting  
ESA Ecology Editorial Board Meeting  
SEEDS Breakfast  

7:00 AM-10:00 PM
Student Lounge  

8:00 AM-10:30 AM
Opening Plenary, Awards Ceremony, and MacArthur Lecture  

9:00 AM-1:30 PM
FT 14 - Jasper Ridge Global Change Experiment  

11:30 AM-1:15 PM
Federal Ecologists Brown Bag Lunch  
ESA Awards Committee Meeting  
ESA Brown-Bag Lunch: SEEDS chapter highlights  
ESA Undergraduate Student Orientation  
ESA VIP Editor's Lunch  

11:45 AM-12:15 PM
AV Training Session 3  
Presider Training Session 2  

4:30 PM-9:00 PM
FT 15 - Cultivating Agroecological Research: Dinner and Discussion at the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems  

5:00 PM-5:45 PM
ESA Award Recipients' Reception (by invitation only)  

5:00 PM-6:30 PM
Musicians Central  

5:00 PM-8:00 PM
SER Membership Meeting  

6:30 PM-8:00 PM
Christian Ecologists Mixer  
Oikos Drinks Reception  
ESA Aquatic Ecology Meeting  
ESA Student Mixer  
ESA Theoretical Ecology Section Meeting  
ESA Vegetation Section & NA-IAVS MIxer  
Utah State University Ecologists  
Tuesday, August 7, 2007

6:00 AM-10:00 AM
FT 16 - Birding the South San Francisco Bay  

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
ESA Graduate Student & Post Doc Bagels Roundtable with NEON leadership  
ESA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Meeting  
ESA Rocky Mountain Chapter and Western Chapter Meeting  
SEEDS Advisory Board Meeting  

7:00 AM-9:00 AM
ESA Meeting Committee  
ESA Professional Certification Board Meeting  
Frontiers Editoral Board Meeting  
NPER Meeting  

7:30 AM-8:30 AM
ESA MacArthur Award Meeting  

11:30 AM-1:15 PM
ESA Long-term Studies Business Meeting  
SER Chapter Caucus Meeting  
Cooperative Sagebrush Initiative: Citizen Stewardship for the Conservation of the Sagebrush Biome and Sage Grouse  
Ecosystem Editorial Board Meeting  
ESA Agroecology Section Brown Bag Meeting  
ESA Past President's Forum Luncheon  
ESA Public Affairs Committee Meeting  
ESA Student Section Pizza Lunch and Business Meeting  
ESA Urban  Ecosystem Ecology Section Meeting  
No Child Left Indoors Discussion  

3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Ecology Letters Editorial Meeting  

5:00 PM-6:30 PM
ESA Ecological Applications Editorial Board Meeting  
Musicians Central  

6:30 PM-8:00 PM
ESA Soil Ecology Mixer  
Organization for Tropical Studies Reception  
Ecology Letters Drinks Reception (by invitation only)  
ESA Education Section Meeting  
ESA Physiological Ecology Section Mixer  
ESA Statistical Ecology Section Meeting  
ESA Traditional Ecological Knowledge Section Meeting  
The ESA Donor Reception (by invitation)  
University of Georgia Ecology Reception  
University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Alumni and Friends Mixer  
USGS Staff Reception  

7:00 PM-10:00 PM
Oecologia Editorial Board Dinner Meeting  
SER Awards Reception and Banquet  
Wednesday, August 8, 2007

5:30 AM-7:30 AM
ESA Sunrise 5K Fun Run/Fun Walk  

7:00 AM-9:00 AM
ESA Meetings Committee  
ESA Publications Committee Meeting  

7:00 AM-1:30 PM
FT 17 - Santa Clara Valley riparian habitat restoration  

11:30 AM-1:15 PM
Ecologists from Undergraduate Institutions Brown Bag Lunch  
ESA Microbial Ecology Section Meeting  
ESA Paleoecology Section Brown Bag Lunch  
ESA Rapid Response Team Lunch  
ESA Science Committe Meeting  
ESA Southeastern Chapter Meeting  
Gay and Lesbian Brown Bag Lunch  
Putting your scientific skills to use for the public interest and environmental protection  

11:45 AM-12:15 PM
Presider Training Session 3  

4:00 PM-8:45 PM
FT 18 - Checkerspot butterfly and grassland restoration and work party at Edgewood County Park and Natural Preserve  

4:30 PM-6:30 PM
University of California Press Authors Reception  

5:00 PM-6:30 PM
Musicians Central  

6:30 PM-8:00 PM
ESA Canada Chapter Mixer  
ESA Plant Population Biology Mixer  
Restoration Ecology Editorial Board Meeting  
British Ecological Society Drinks Reception (by invitation only)  
Brown University Environmental Change Initiative Mixer  
Colorado State Univeristy Ecologists Mixer  
ESA Agroecology, Applied Ecology, Long-Term Studies, and Rangeland Sections Business Meeting and Mixer  
ESA Biogeosciences Mixer  
ESA Diversity Mixer - SEEDS Dispersal  
ESA Mexican Chapter Meeting  
UC Davis Ecology Mixer  
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies Alumni/ae Reception  

8:00 PM-10:00 PM
Recent Advances Lecture: Multiple feedbacks link changes in climate and ecosystems  
Thursday, August 9, 2007

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
ESA Historic Record Committe Meeting  

7:30 AM-11:30 AM
ESA Vegetation Classification Panel BM  

8:30 AM-11:30 AM
FT 19 - Guadalupe River: Advancing ecological function in managed ecosystems  

11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Issues in Ecology Editorial Board Meeting  

11:30 AM-1:15 PM
ESA Brown-Bag Lunch: A guided tour of ESA'S digital library  
ESA Diversity Luncheon: Women in power-networking, negotiating, and nurturing ecology careers  
Wisconsin Ecologists Brown Bag Lunch  

1:00 PM-2:00 PM
SEEDS Undergraduate Research Fellowship Meeting  

1:00 PM-6:00 PM
FT 20 - Santa Cruz Sandhills  

4:00 PM-5:00 PM
SEEDS Student Closing  

5:00 PM-6:30 PM
Musicians Central  

7:00 PM-9:00 PM
ESA/SER Fiesta Fling  
Friday, August 10, 2007

7:30 AM-12:00 PM
ESA Vegetation Classification Panel BM  

8:30 AM-10:30 AM
ESA Governing Board Meeting  

11:30 AM-1:15 PM
ESA/SER Closing Plenary Brunch: Reflections by distinguished ecologists  

12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Musicians Central  

12:00 PM-2:30 PM
ESA Braun Student Award Committee Meeting  
Saturday, August 11, 2007

8:00 AM-6:00 PM
FT 21 - Lettuce, landscape and labor: A one-day exploration of the agriculture and environment interface on the California Central Coast  

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