Category Archives: News

National Park Contributions to the History of Science Graduate Student Symposium

National Park Contributions to the History of Science Graduate Student Symposium Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, 12:00 – 2:00 EST John Muir Room, Dept of the Interior Building Off-site? Register for the webinar: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7837708496459946241 What do the hot springs of Yellowstone, the plant communities of Indiana Dunes, and the Pleistocene fossils of Tule Springs have in […]

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Are We There Yet? Preservation of Roadside Architecture and Attractions Symposium Call for Presentations, Papers and Posters

 April 10-12,  2018,  Tulsa, Oklahoma The symposium will bring together architects, engineers, landscape architects, site managers, conservators, facility managers, and other cultural resource professionals to discuss issues related to the preservation of roadside features, such as:The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) will host a three-day symposium on the preservation of roadside architecture […]

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Washington Biologists’ Field Club Announces 2018 Research Awards Competition

2018 Research Awards Competition of the Washington Biologists’ Field Club Website: www.pwrc.usgs.gov/resshow/perry/bios/WBFCHome.htm Purpose: The Washington Biologists’ Field Club (WBFC), organized in 1900, annually provides competitive grants to support field research on the natural history of the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States. The WBFC welcomes proposals that consider aspects of natural history, systematics, biodiversity, ecology, […]

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Marine Debris Program announces available grants

Marine Debris Removal Grants – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Marine Debris Program is seeking proposals for Marine Debris Removal Grants for grassroots, community-based activities that improve living marine resource habitats through the removal of marine debris. Projects should implement on-the-ground marine debris removal activities, prioritizing medium to large-scale debris, including derelict fishing gear. […]

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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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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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Daniel Filer to lead the Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit Network

National Park Service News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 17, 2016 Contact: Jenny Anzelmo-Sarles, jenny_anzelmo-sarles@nps.gov, 202-619-7177 WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) has selected Daniel Filer, who has a doctorate in education, to lead the Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit (CESU) Network. As the coordinator, he will facilitate research among the NPS, other […]

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