ESA Science Policy Newsletter

ESA Science Policy News: March 16, 2022

Science Policy Fellow alum briefs House Ag Committee on invasive forest pest threats, VBDN encourages Congress to complete FY 2022 appropriations, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: February 11, 2022

ESA launches new grassroots advocacy platform to power member engagement, ESA participates in Vector Week 2022, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: January 18, 2022

ESA Science Policy Fellows build new relationships with Capitol Hill and White House; Watch ESA, Nature Conservancy joint webinar series on invasive species; and more.

ESA Science Policy News: December 8, 2021

ESA priorities included in bipartisan infrastructure bill signed into law; ESA and Nature Conservancy host webinar series on invasive forest pests; community encourages Congress to complete NSF reauthorization and support HHS agencies; and more.

ESA Science Policy News: November 12, 2021

ESA renews position statements on endangered insects, biodiversity; Science Policy Committee hosts symposium, workshop on advocacy and communication; ESA invites invasive species and forest health experts to join webinar series, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: October 14, 2021

ESA announces class of 2021 Science Policy Fellows; ESA joins OSTP meeting on helping Afghan scientists; Vector-Borne Disease Network meets with HHS chief data scientist to discuss LymeX, National VBD Strategy; and more.

ESA Science Policy News: September 14, 2021

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. 

ESA Science Policy News: August 12, 2021

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 Science Policy News: July 14, 2021

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.

ESA Science Policy News: June 10, 2021

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 Science Policy News: May 11, 2021

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 Science Policy News: April 9, 2021

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 Science Policy News: March 11, 2021

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 Science Policy News: February 9, 2021

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 Science Policy News: January 14, 2021

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.

ESA Science Policy News: December 10, 2020

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 Science Policy News: November 6, 2020

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 Science Policy News: October 6, 2020

ESA launches civic engagement initiative ahead of 2020 election, ESA endorses new public health infrastructure legislation from Senate HELP Committee, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: September 4, 2020

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 Science Policy News: August 3, 2020

ESA prepares for Entomology Advocacy Week 2020; ESA, ASTMH lead community letter to Congress urging continued support for World Health Organization, and more. 

ESA Science Policy News: July 1, 2020

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 Science Policy News: June 11, 2020

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 Science Policy News: May 7, 2020

ESA shares ideas for future stimulus legislation with House Science staff, ESA joins agricultural research community to advocate for research relief, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: April 8, 2020

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 Science Policy News: March 5, 2020

ESA, research community advocate for scientific research funding, ESA builds relationships for Vector-Borne Disease Network at CDC Vector Week, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: February 6, 2020

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.

ESA Science Policy News: January 9, 2020

Tick Act passed, VBD Network meets, comments sought on ESA position statements, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: December 5, 2019

ESA leads the charge on the TICK Act, the 2019 ESA Science Policy Fellows begin their term, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: November 5, 2019

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 News: October 7, 2019

ESA Science Policy Fellows visit Washington, DC, ESA joins Invasive Species Coalition, NIFA relocation progresses, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: September 5, 2019

ESA sponsors national week of entomology advocacy, ESA signs letters of support for America Grows Act and Recovering America's Wildlife Act, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: August 5, 2019

Submit your comments on entomophagy fact sheet and collections position statement, ESA building support for TICK Act to address vector-borne disease, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: July 10, 2019

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 News: June 6, 2019

ESA Science Policy Fellows meet with Congress to advocate for entomology, ESA launches Vector-Borne Disease Network, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: May 6, 2019

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 Science Policy News: April 4, 2019

ESA joins community in advocating for Congressional funding for research, ESA presents priorities at USDA Farm Bill listening session, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: March 6, 2019

ESA takes biodiversity and climate change conversation to Capitol Hill, ESA participates in USDA listening session, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: February 7, 2019

Climate change position statement, shutdown after-effects, Hutchins begins at USDA, and more. 

ESA Science Policy News: January 9, 2019

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.

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