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Past president Davies featured in new article outlining WOTUS

August 28, 2017 -  SWS past president Gillian Davies was recently featured in an article outlining the complexities of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Clean Water Rule; "Davies likened wetland tributaries to capillaries in the body. If you introduce a pollutant into a capillary it can reach a vein and affect organ functioning. And just...
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SWS President's Report

July 12, 2017 - Arnold van der Valk, Ames, IA  Internationalizing SWS One of the major objectives of the SWS Strategic Plan 2015-2020 is to make SWS an effective international scientific society with a global reach. This plan identified a number of specific actions that should be taken to achieve this strategic objective. Some progress ha...
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Former SWS President, Frank Day, wins national award

Former SWS President and Chair of the Human Diversity Committee, Dr. Frank Day, will be awarded the Commitment to Human Diversity in Ecology Award by the Ecological Society of America this summer. Here is the link to the official announcement from the ESA . 
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