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Welcome to Your ESA Membership Portal

On this ESA Membership portal, you can:

  • Renew your membership, join as a member or create a web account (Non-Member)
  • Register to attend an event (e.g. Annual Meeting)
  • Review and update your Member/Non-Member Profile
  • Donate to the Society 
  • Access to the Member Directory, Journals, and other Members Only resources
  • ECOLOG-L SUBSCRIBERS: Login is required. Use the links at left to reset your password or username if necessary. If you are new to ECOLOG-L and subscribing for the first time, first create a web account.

ESA Membership

ESA is a community of 9,000 scientists, researchers, decision makers, policy managers, and educators who are dedicated to understanding life on earth. Benefits of belonging to the Society include:


Online access to all ESA publications
including the full archive

 Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

Monthly print copies and online access to
this top ranked journal


Attend the ESA Virtual Meeting
at a reduced rate


Identify and collaborate with researchers and
professionals in your area (log in required)


Significantly lower application fees for ESA
professional certification


Members may apply for page charge grants for
ESA journals that make publishing effectively free


Advance your career through volunteering positions,
peer mentorship, education and diversity initiatives


Connect locally with a regional Chapter or by topic
through 32 special interest groups of Sections


We work with media to convey the value of ecological
research results to the general public, as well as to
garner federal support for ecological resourch


Your membership in ESA supports the field of 
ecological science

Membership Rates

Member rates are based on annual income. Discounted memberships are offered to students and developing country residents. Find more information on our Membership Categories and Dues page. Ready to join ESA? Join as a member to be part of the Society. 

What is my username and password?

Your default username is your email address. If you have changed your username, then you can recover it by following the "forgot" link at left. For security, passwords cannot be recovered; they can only be reset. To reset your password, at left click the forgot password or forgot username link or email us.