The Society was established in 1997, its aims are the followings:
- Coordination and help of the basic and applied research of Hungarian ecologists;
- Creating and organizing meetings and conferences for the Hungarian ecologist to demonstrate their research, professional knowledge transfer and discussions;
- Establishment and maintenance of professional national and international collaborations;
- As an NGO, protect the professional interests of Hungarian ecologists;
- Ecological knowledge transfer to the whole Hungarian Society including education on different levels.
Headquarter: H-6726 Szeged, Közép fasor 52., Hungary
Tax number: 18461644-1-06
International bank account (IBAN): HU54117350052048100300000000
One of the most important activities of the Association is the dissemination of knowledge and a wide range of Hungarian ecological researches. In this connection, we would like to honor the impact of the members of the Hungary ecologists . The terms of the prizes were based on several awards, the first one being a "For the Hungarian Ecology".
The plaque is awarded at the Hungarian Ecological Congress, and the awardees are plenary speakers of the congress.
Awarded so far:
2000 Gábor Fekete, László Papp
2002 Tibor Jermy
2004 Endre Sárkány-Kiss
2005 László Gallé
2006 György Dévai
2009 Gábor Vida
2012 Zoltán Varga
2015 Gábor Lövei
2018 János Podani
Two new awards were founded in 2006 to reward the most prominent young ecologist, and individuals and organizations who work forpopularize and distribute ecology.
Winners of the Youth award:
2006 Ferenc Jordán
2009 Veronika Bókony
2012 Péter Török
2015 Orsolya Valkó
2018 Anikó Kovács-Hostyánszki
Winners of the Award for Promoting Ecology :
2006 Péter Újhelyi
2009 Bocs Alapítvány
2015 National Geographic Hungary