Save the Date: Montreal, Canada May 10-13, 2017

State of Ethnobiology: Advocacy, Ethics, and Applications
40th Annual Conference of the Society of Ethnobiology

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Journal of Ethnobiology in BioOne's 2015 Annual Report

 BioOne, the organization who provides online access to the Journal of Ethnobiology, higlighted its relationship with the Society of Ethnobiology in its recently published 2015 annual report. BioOne is a nonprofit publisher that works with with us to bring the Journal of Ethnobiology to the forefront of scientific literature.

Open Letter: SOE members denounce the murder of Berta Cáceres and condemn Gustavo Castro Soto’s incarceration in Honduras.

For Press Release: Monday, March 28, 2016

From: The Society of Ethnobiology

Re: Society of Ethnobiology (Scholars and Professionals) denounce the murder of Berta Cáceres and condemn Gustavo Castro Soto’s incarceration in Honduras.

2016 Undergraduate Ethnobiologist Award, goes to Lindsie Linaburg

The 2016 Undergraduate Ethnobiologist Award, goes to Lindsie Linaburg. Ms. Linaburg is a senior in the ethnobotany program at Frostburg State University. She is committed to course-related applied ethnobiology projects in Cherokee, Maryland, and New Zealand. Lindsie's enthusiasm impressed the committee along with her expressed interest in being a long-term society member. Lindsie will be invited to sit on our Board as an appointed "Student Advisor".

In Memorium: Daniel Gade

Dan Gade, emeritus professor at the University of Vermont, and a geographer with diverse interests who pursued fieldwork on four continents over four decades, passed away on June 15, 2015, aged 78.

Daniel Wynne Gade was born in Niagara Falls, NY, on September 28, 1936. He completed his bachelor’s degree at Valparaiso University, IN, in 1959, immediately followed by an MA at University of Illinois at Champaign ­Urbana (1960), then an MS (1961) and PhD (1967) both at University of Wisconsin ­Madison.

December 30 Deadline for Undergraduate Ethnobiologist Award

The Undergraduate Ethnobiologist Award is given to a keen undergraduate ethnobiologist who will sit on our Board as an appointed "Student Advisor." The student should come with ideas and energy to increase undergraduate student involvement in our Society.

Board Nominations Due by November 20, 2015

The November 20th deadline is quickly approaching for you to submit nominations for two individuals to join the Board of Trustees.

Best Poster Award Winner for 2015

The Best Ethnobiology Poster Award was given to Heather Thakar from Temple University. Her poster title was "Food & Fertility in Prehistoric California: A Case-study of Risk-Reducing Foraging Behavior and Population Growth from Santa Cruz Island, California." Heather's research in the Northern Channel Islands of California reveals fascinating information about the links between fertility, population growth, and food acquisition. Congratulations to Heather on her poster! 

Membership Prices Increase January 1, 2016

Our membership prices will be increasing as of January 1, 2016. Here are the prices:

Student: $20
Retired: $25
Regular: $30

Student: $55
Retired: $60
Regular: $65