Author Archives: Rhonda Schwinabart

Second Century Stewardship 2018 Research Fellowships Announced

A request for proposals was recently announced for the Second Century Stewardship 2018 Research Fellowships. The Second Century Stewardship initiative is a partnership among National Park Service, American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Schoodic Institute. Proposals are due October 23. There will be an informational webinar on September 13 at 1pm eastern. Those interested can register here for the webinar. The […]

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Shenandoah National Park Trust Research Fellowship Program Opens for Applications

Luray, Virginia: Applications for the Shenandoah National Park Trust research fellowship program to facilitate and encourage scientific research in Shenandoah National Park will be accepted from September 15 to October 31, 2017. Funded by the Shenandoah National Park Trust, the grant supports field research in the physical, biological, ecological, social, and cultural sciences. The funding […]

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National Park Service Releases Cultural Resources Climate Change Strategy

National Park Service News Release Release Date:  January 6, 2017 Contact:    Jeffrey Olson, Jeffrey_olson@nps.gov 202-208-6843   National Park Service Cultural Resources Climate Change Strategy WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) today released its strategy that connects cultural resources and climate change. The Cultural Resources Climate Change Strategy (CRCC Strategy) is a landmark statement for […]

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The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) Wants to Hear from You: Climate Science Special Report

The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) seeks public comment on the draft of its Climate Science Special Report (CSSR). This special report provides an update to the physical climate science presented in the Third National Climate Assessment released in 2014. The draft CSSR provides updated climate science findings and projections, and is an important input to […]

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Win Money – Reclamation Launches 3 New Prize Competitions

The Bureau of Reclamation is launching 3 more prize competitions. The first 2 launched last week, and the Sub-Seasonal Climate Forecast Rodeo is scheduled to launch Tuesday, Dec 20th. Learn more about each competition and how to register at the following websites: Sub-Seasonal Climate Forecast Rodeo: https://www.usbr.gov/research/challenges/forecastrodeo.html More Water Less Concentrate – Stage 1: https://www.usbr.gov/research/challenges/morewater.html Arsenic Sensor […]

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CHWA CESU Research Project Recently Featured in NPS Newsletter

A research project funded through the Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystems Study Unity (CHWA CESU) was recently featured in an article in the Winter 2016 NCRN Natural Resource Quarterly newsletter of the National Park Service.  The article, written by Dan Filer, CHWA CESU Coordinator, and Andrew Landsman, Biologist & GIS Manager (CHOH), discusses a bat hibernation site […]

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