ESA Science Policy News: August 2, 2017

ESA signs letter opposing cuts to NIST forensic science funding, ESA joins with AFRI Coalition members for meetings on funding priorities, coalition of scientific societies requests meeting with EPA administrator, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: July 5, 2017

ESA submits comments on upcoming Farm Bill, ESA opposes termination of National Commission on Forensic Science, Sentate and House Agriculture Committees hold hearings on agricultural and university research, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: June 5, 2017

ESA co-signs letter with 40 other scientific organizations advocating for science funding, ESA's Science Policy Fellows visit Washington, DC, USDA reorganization plans announced, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: May 2, 2017

ESA, Lewis-Burke, and AAAS host a webinar on science advocacy and the March for Science, ESA submits appropriations testimony to agriculture subcommittees, new writing committee launched to develop ESA position statement on biological diversity, and more.

Preparing for the March for Science

April 19, 2017
2 p.m. EDT

Speakers from ESA, Lewis-Burke Associates, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) discuss the logistics of the March, best practices for non-partisan advocacy on behalf of science, and advice for productively engaging with the media during and after the March. For more information about ESA's activities in Support of the March for Science, click here.

ESA Science Policy News: April 4, 2017

ESA opens applications for next class of Science Policy Fellows, activities planned related to the March for Science, ESA visits Capitol Hill to advocate for the Endangered Species Act, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: March 2, 2017

ESA endorses the March for Science and promotes grassroots engagement, ESA shares tiered science-policy priorities, Senate Environment and Public Works Committee holds hearing on the Endangered Species Act, and more.

Science Advocacy Priorities

The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is a non-partisan scientific organization.  We represent a broad spectrum of opinions united under one principle: the promotion and advancement of scientific inquiry, discovery, and communication. The issues below are those on which we are most actively engaged.

ESA Science Policy News: February 2, 2017

Senate confirmation hearings for several federal departments, ESA President Susan Weller's letter to the editor in The Wall Street Journal, the nomination of fomer Georgia governor Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture, $184 million in CDC funds awarded to continue fight against Zika, and more.

The Mississippi Case Study

Synopsis of Dr. Jeff Harris' presentation, presented at P-IE Afternoon Session during ICE 2016, which inspired this event: