Special Session

Monday, August 4, 2008

10:15 AM-11:30 AM
SS 1 - Data Sharing in Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology: Issues, Obstacles, and Paths Forward  
SS 2 - Are We Managing Holistic Ecosystems or Parts of Ecosystems?  
SS 3 - Student Ecological Research on K-12 School Grounds  
SS 4 - Opportunities for Funding in Environmental Biology and Related Areas at NSF  
SS 5 - Student Diversity: Trail Blazers in Transforming the Culture of Ecology  
SS 6 - Sense of Place  

8:00 PM-10:00 PM
SS 7 - Studying Chicago Wilderness: An Urban Conservation Model as a Regional Interdisciplinary Laboratory  
SS 8 - Pedagogical Frameworks for Teaching Inquiry in Middle and High School Classrooms: Lessons from GK-12  
SS 9 - Creating Environmental Stewardship Through Discovery: An All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory of US National Parks  
SS 10 - International Polar Year: Research and Educational Opportunities in Antarctica for Minorities (IPY-ROAM)  
SS 11 - Wild Rice Roundtable Discussion  
SS 12 - Research Grants for Ecologists at Undergraduate Institutions: A Conversation with Funding Agencies  
Tuesday, August 5, 2008

8:00 PM-10:00 PM
SS 13 - Ecological Literacy in Public Audiences: Building upon Successful Strategies and Defining the Research Agenda  
SS 14 - NSF Undergraduate Education Session - CANCELLED  
SS 15 - Projects Linking Science Research and the Community: Examples and Ideas  
SS 16 - How to Get and Keep a Job at a Small College  
SS 17 - Linking Research and Education In and Beyond Our National Parks  
Wednesday, August 6, 2008

8:00 PM-10:00 PM
SS 18 - Ecological Practices and Public Awareness: A Dialogue Between the US and China  
SS 19 - Prioritizing Wildlife-Friendly Agricultural Research  
SS 20 - Phenology as a Tool to Enhance Ecological Understanding through Integration of Research and Education  
SS 21 - "No Child Left Indoors": An Action Plan for Future Involvement by ESA Members  
SS 22 - Bridging Ecohydrological Research from Arid Lands to Humid Environments  

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