Category Archives: News

Rocky Mountain National Park 2019 Call for Park-Funded Research Proposals

Rocky Mountain National Park 2019 Call for Park-Funded Research Proposals Due: January 21, 2019 Do you have a park management question that a research project could address? Purpose The Continental Divide Research Learning Center (CDRLC) is issuing a request for proposals in three categories including research, technical assistance, and education projects.  These projects should aim […]

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US Forest Service Announces Available Funding for Collaborative Citizen Science Projects

The US Forest Service has announced available funding for collaborative citizen science projects related to forest management and resource conservation and that help meet USFS needs for information. Activities do not necessarily have to occur on FS-managed lands. Topics are unlimited and may address natural resources, cultural resources, history, social issues, etc. Because the program is explicitly […]

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Grants Now Available: African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund

African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund:  Telling the Full American Story If you or someone you know has a historic place such as a site, museum, or landscape representing African American cultural heritage, you’ll want to submit your Letter of Intent for the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund. From capital projects to organizational capacity building, there […]

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NCPTT Announces the 2019 PTT Grants Funding Opportunity

National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) Preservation Technology and Training Grants 2019 Deadline for submission: Thursday, January 10, 2019 for Projects beginning August 15, 2019 Funding Opportunity Number: P19AS00001 CFDA Number: 15.923 Purpose:  The competitive grants program will provide funding to federal agencies, states, tribes, local governments, and non-profit organizations. PTT Grants will support the following […]

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2019 Washington Biologists Field Club Research Awards competition announced

2019 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, […]

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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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