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Welcome to Member Services

On ESA's Member Services portal, you can:

  • Renew your membership
  • Register to attend an event
  • Donate to the Society    
  • Review and update your Member Profile
  • Access the Member Directory, journals, and other members' only resources


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:

  • RESEARCH: Online access to all 7 ESA publications
  • FRONTIERS IN ECOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT: Monthly print copies of this top-ranked journal
  • MEMBER DIRECTORY: Identify and collaborate with researchers and professionals in your area.
  • ANNUAL MEETING: Attend the 2018 ESA Annual Meeting in New Orleans at a reduced rate.
  • ADVOCACY: 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 research.
  • ENGAGEMENT: Advance your career through peer mentorship, education, and diversity initiatives
  • CHAPTERS-SECTIONS: Connect by topic through our 32 special interest groups or meet locally with a regional chapter.
  • CERTIFICATION: Significantly lower application fees for ESA professional certification.
  • IMPACT: 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. Click here for more information on our membership options and categories. Ready to join ESA? Create an account

What is my username and password?

For your default username, look for the six-digit number above your name on all mailing labels for any of our journals to which you subscribe, or check the payment confirmation e-mail sent by ESA.  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, follow the "forgot" link at left or email