Eugene Odum, Author of Fundamentals of Ecology

In “Eugene Odum: The father of modern ecology” (UGA Today, 9 January 2018), James Hataway writes (: Eugene Odum was not given to fits of anger, but this time he was furious. It was the fall of 1946. Odum, then a young associate professor in the University of Georgia‚Äôs biology department, had taught a course …

John Tester, Author of Minnesota’s Natural Heritage

On the University of Minnesota’s website, in the College of Natural Sciences, they write: John Tester was a pioneering ecologist who helped found the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior in the College of Biological Sciences. He was known as an early advocate of using controlled burns to maintain prairies and forest and was early …