The Ecological Impact Award was established by the Ecological Society of Australia to celebrate and recognise the working partnership between ecological researchers and ecological practitioners.
Applications are now open for the 2020 award.
The award aims to showcase and communicate applied ecological research projects grown out of partnerships between researchers and practitioners. It is intended to assist in promoting and upscaling on-ground outcomes based on robust ecological science and to support opportunities to build on project successes.
The prize covers funded attendance for two people to attend the ESA's Annual Conference (including conference registration, flights and accommodation (to the value of $5,000) where the awardees will be invited to give a joint Plenary as part of the Practitioner Engagement Symposium.