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US FWS Posts Instructions for 2019 NMBCA Grant Program

The US Fish and Wildlife Service has posted application instructions for the 2019 Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (NMBCA) grant program. Description from FWS: The NMBCA provides critical funding each year for bird conservation and research throughout the Western Hemisphere and is the only source of federal funding solely dedicated to the conservation of our shared […]

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Second Century Stewardship: Science for America’s National Parks announces availability of research fellowships

The partners of the Second Century Stewardship: Science for America’s National Parks announce the availability of research fellowships to support research in Acadia National Park. Second Century Stewardship (SCS) was founded in 2016 by Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, the National Park Service (NPS), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and the […]

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FY2018 Underrepresented Community Grants Application Open on Grants.gov

The State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division is now accepting applications for $500,000 in funding for the 2018 Underrepresented Community (URC) grant program. These competitive grants work towards diversifying the nominations submitted to the National Register of Historic Places Eligible applicants are Federally Recognized Indian Tribes, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiian Organizations, States and Territories, and Certified […]

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CESU Bat Project Featured in Washington Post

A Virginia Tech project designed to study white-nose syndrome in northern long-eared bats was featured in a recent Washington Post article.  The project, funded through the Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Units Network (CESU), aims to improve researchers’ understanding of how bats at Marine Corps Base Quantico and Rock Creek Park have survived the disease, when as […]

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Ohio University to Host Dan Filer for CESU Information Session

New Chesapeake Watershed CESU partner Ohio University will host an on-campus CESU information session at the Athens Campus for University faculty and staff on Wednesday, August 8.  CHWA CESU Research Coordinator Dan Filer will give a presentation on federal funding trends and the benefits of CESU membership, followed by a Q&A session and individual meetings […]

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CHWA CESU Now on Twitter!

The Chesapeake Watershed (CHWA) Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit (CESU) recently launched a Twitter account: @CesuChwa.  Unit staff will tweet links to Requests for Statements of Interest (RSOIs), updates on CESU research projects, and CESU-related news from our partners.  With the new Twitter account, the CHWA CESU joins other CESUs in the CESU National Network that use […]

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Shepherd professors to study lives of blacks in 19th century

Originally Published by and Reposted from Herald-Mail Media By: Valerie Bonk SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Sharing the stories of those who no longer can is the goal for three professors starting work on a new project at Shepherd University that brings the narratives of those enslaved to life through a partnership with the National Park Service […]

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MSU Joins Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit

Morgan State University is now a member of the Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CW CESU), a research network consisting of nine federal agencies and 40 non-federal institutions offering leadership in watershed science, particularly as it relates to the Chesapeake Bay. Dr. Scott Knoche, director of Morgan’s Patuxent Environmental and Aquatic Research Laboratory (PEARL), will serve as the University’s […]

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