Dr. Margaret Palmer, UMD Entomology Professor and Director of the National Socio-environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), along with her colleague J.B. Ruhl, was awarded for the 2016 Sustainability Award from the Ecological Society of America (ESA) for their 2015 paper published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment entitled "Aligning restoration science and the law to sustain ecological infrastructure for the future." Click here to see the full citation.
According to ESA, "The Sustainability Science Award is given to the authors of a scholarly work that makes the greatest contribution to the emerging science of ecosystem and regional sustainability through the integration of ecological and social sciences."
Dr. Palmer and her colleagues also recently published a paper in the April 2016 edition of Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability entitled "Socio-Environmental Systems (SES) Research: what have we learned and how can we use this information in future research programs". Click here to see the full citation.
Congratulations Dr. Palmer!