Category Archives: News

Report on Microplastics in the Chesapeake Bay and Watershed

Today, the Chesapeake Bay Program Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) released a new report entitled, ‘Microplastics in the Chesapeake Bay and its Watershed: State of the Knowledge, Data Gaps, and Relationship to Management Goals’.  This report provides a summary of the proceedings of a STAC-sponsored workshop on the state of the research, data needs, methodologies, and […]

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NPS releases RFPs for four programs

The State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division of the National Park Service is now accepting applications for four grant programs through the Historic Preservation Fund: $14.5 million is available in funding for the 2019 African American Civil Rights (AACR) grant program, $8 million for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) grant program, $13 […]

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RISE 2019 Resilience Meeting and Student Poster Competition

RISE CONFERENCE 2019 Transforming University Engagement In Pre- and Post-Disaster Environments: Lessons from Puerto Rico 18-20 November 2019 | https://www.albany.edu/rise2019/home.html National Council for Science and the Environment | SUNY Albany Join universities and colleges from across the nation for a three day conference that will explore how higher education can strengthen preparedness, response, and recovery in the face of […]

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Call for Papers: Seventh Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds, March 30-April 2, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS Seventh Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds March 30 – April 2, 2020 in Tifton, Georgia Deadline: November 1, 2019 ICRW7: Enhancing Landscapes for Sustainable Intensification and Watershed Resiliency offers a unique opportunity to engage with researchers from government, academic, non-profit, and community organizations working to protect, restore, and manage water […]

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Continental Divide Research Learning Center (CDRLC) announces funding opportunity

Do you have a park management question that a research project could address? 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 to promote the informed decision making and adaptive management of Rocky Mountain National Park or […]

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Hood College Partners with Chesapeake Watershed

From Hood College Office of Marketing and Communications FREDERICK, Maryland—Hood College has been accepted as a new member of the Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystems Unit (CHWA CESU). Hood is a non-federal member, and this partnership enables Hood faculty to enter into cooperative agreements with federal members of the unit, such as the National Park Service, […]

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CHWA CESU Research Coordinator’s Corner (Spring 2019)

By: Dan Filer, CHWA CESU NPS Research Coordinator Growth in Funding We had another successful fall and winter in the Chesapeake Watershed CESU Research Network.  In the National Park Service (NPS) alone, one of our eleven federal partners, the network saw the creation of 74 new projects/agreements, a 33% increase over the number executed in […]

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CHWA CESU Project Spotlight: NPS Spanish Translation

  By Dan Filer, NPS CHWA CESU Research Coordinator  The Archeology Program at the Washington Office of the National Park Service (NPS) worked with the University of Maryland’s School of Languages, Literatures, & Cultures to translate eleven lesson plans into Spanish through a CHWA CESU agreement from August through December, 2018.  The Translation and Interpretation […]

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