ESA Science Policy Newsletter
ESA receives grant to increase diversity in public health entomology, Senator Angus King joins ESA for Entomology Advocacy Week webinar, ESA encourages Biden administration to support scientists from Afghanistan, and more.
Senator Angus King joins ESA for Entomology Advocacy Week kickoff, ESA submits feedback on Cures 2.0, ESA hosts webinar on job opportunities for entomologists at EPA, and more.
ESA advocates for appropriations priorities, inclusion in infrastructure package, ESA provides stakeholder input on national strategy for vector-borne diseases, ESA liaison to EPA Office of Pesticide Programs shares updates, and more.
Science Policy Fellows participate in virtual Hill meetings, ESA endorses House NSF reauthorization, ESA submits testimony to Appropriations Committees regarding funding priorities, and more. ...
ESA and science community advocate for greater investment in research, USDA issues 2021 Strategic Pollinator Priorities and Goals Report, HHS seeks input to shape National Strategy for Vector-Borne Disease Control and Prevention, and more. ...
ESA endorses new invasive species legislation; ESA supports legislation to protect western monarchs, other pollinators; VBDN advocates funding of Kay Hagan Tick Act, gets data modernization win; and more.
ESA joins several appropriations requests from the scientific community; Congressional staff offer insights and support for vector-borne disease efforts; Secretary of Agriculture confirmed by Senate, deputy secretary nominee announced; and more.
ESA leadership meets with new NIFA director, ESA contributes to invasive species coalition document and shares on hill, Biden issues executive orders and memoranda on scientific priorities, and more.
ESA notes Congressional advocacy "wins" in 2020, welcome letters sent to new members of Congress on swearing-in day, ESA builds awareness in Senate about global locust crisis, and more.
Science Policy Fellows continue fall series of meetings with policymakers, ESA nominates three entomologists for Tick-Borne Disease Working Group, scientific societies encourage Congress to pass FY 2021 budget, and more.
ESA prepares policy guidance papers for next administration and Congress, Science Policy Fellows begin fall series of meetings with policymakers, ESA signs multi-society letter opposing changes to diversity training for federal workforce, and more.
ESA launches civic engagement initiative ahead of 2020 election, ESA endorses new public health infrastructure legislation from Senate HELP Committee, and more.
ESA celebrates Entomology Advocacy Week with webinars, online engagement; ESA endorses House Science Committee bill to help support postdocs through COVID disruption; ESA signs letter supporting NASEM study on diversity in academia, and more.
ESA prepares for Entomology Advocacy Week 2020; ESA, ASTMH lead community letter to Congress urging continued support for World Health Organization, and more.
ESA supports Asian giant hornet bill, urges vector-borne disease inclusion in public-health bill, offers State Department input on regulation of digital genetic sequence information, and more.
ESA signs onto letters from the Center for Lyme Action and letters supporting international collaborations and immigrant researchers, ESA joins scientific community to oppose EPA rule change related to research exclusions, applications for ESA Science Policy Fellows Program now open, and more.
ESA shares ideas for future stimulus legislation with House Science staff, ESA joins agricultural research community to advocate for research relief, and more.
ESA submits testimony on value of entomological research to appropriations committees, Vector-Borne Disease Network asks Congress to support funding authorized in Tick Act and PAHPAI, and more.
ESA, research community advocate for scientific research funding, ESA builds relationships for Vector-Borne Disease Network at CDC Vector Week, and more.
ESA's federal relations team looks ahead to 2020, VBDN helps slow spread of dengue in Puerto Rico following earthquakes, Cadwalader joins ESA as director of strategic initiatives, and more.
Tick Act passed, VBD Network meets, comments sought on ESA position statements, and more.
ESA leads the charge on the TICK Act, the 2019 ESA Science Policy Fellows begin their term, and more.
ESA leads efforts to support TICK Act, responds to federal requests for information on the bioeconomy and the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research strategic plan, and more.
ESA Science Policy Fellows visit Washington, DC, ESA joins Invasive Species Coalition, NIFA relocation progresses, and more.
ESA sponsors national week of entomology advocacy, ESA signs letters of support for America Grows Act and Recovering America's Wildlife Act, and more.
Submit your comments on entomophagy fact sheet and collections position statement, ESA building support for TICK Act to address vector-borne disease, and more.
Entomologists featured at Capitol Hill briefing on invasive species, ESA signs letter supporting CDC funding, President signs Pandemic Preparedness Act including mosquito abatement provisions, and more.
ESA Science Policy Fellows meet with Congress to advocate for entomology, ESA launches Vector-Borne Disease Network, and more.
ESA meets with EPA to explore partnerships, ESA helps shape National Strategy for Vector-Borne Disease Prevention and Control, Science Policy Fellows applications due June 1, and more.
ESA joins community in advocating for Congressional funding for research, ESA presents priorities at USDA Farm Bill listening session, and more.
ESA takes biodiversity and climate change conversation to Capitol Hill, ESA participates in USDA listening session, and more.
Climate change position statement, shutdown after-effects, Hutchins begins at USDA, and more.
115th Congress concludes with some wins for ESA priorities, ESA greets new incoming Members of Congress on swearing-in day, shutdown continues with impacts for higher education and research, and more.
ESA Nominates Entomologists to EPA Panel, Hutchins Gets Hearing With Senate Ag Committee, and more.
Science Policy Fellows visit DC, ESA sends support letter for Hutchins nomination, and more.
ESA submits comments on proposed changes to Endangered Species Act, Congress passes appropriations package, and more.
New class of Science Policy Fellows, Entomology Advocacy Week recap, a busy month for ESA in DC, and more.
Entomology Advocacy Week coming soon, ESA supports entomologist's USDA nomination, ESA opposes proposed changes to Endangered Species Act, and more.
ESA Pollinator Health Language Included in Senate Farm Bill, Passed w/ Bipartisan Support, and more.
ESA Science Policy Fellows visit Washington, DC; ESA hosts Congressional briefing on Areawide Integrated Pest Management; House and Senate Appropriations Committees approve FY 2019 agriculture appropriations bills; and more.
ESA submits testimony for FY19 federal budget, House Ag Cmte. approves Farm Bill, and more.
ESA earns legislative victories in FY 2018 omnibus, ESA endorses Areawide Integrated Pest Management Act of 2018, ESA debuts 2018 March for Science artwork, and more.
ESA signs on to Coalition for National Science Funding advocacy letter, five ESA recommendations appointed to HHS Tick-Borne Disease Working Group Subcommittees, ESA launches development of new position statement on global climate change, and more.
ESA Science Policy Committee working on fact sheet on Bacillus thuringiensis and position statement on science communication, DOI Invasive Species Advisory Committee releases request for nominations, and more.
ESA launches call for volunteers, comments for new position statement on science communication; ESA supports nominations for federal Tick-Borne Disease Working Group subcommittees; and more.