Category Archives: News

Announcing the Conway Science Fellowship

The National Park Foundation is excited to announce the Conway Science Fellowship, funded through the generous support of Karen Swett Conway, National Park Foundation Board of Directors, and her husband Brian Conway.  The fellowship will benefit the National Park Service through innovative scientific research that can inform park management. As the National Park Service begins […]

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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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Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds, March 30 – April 2, 2020

Tifton, Georgia, March 30-April 2 The Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds (ICRW) brings together watershed scientists, stakeholders, and managers to share scientific advances and management strategies to sustain the country’s water resources.  The Conference highlights interdisciplinary research and synthesis on topics associated with watershed resilience, with a focus on solutions that integrate interacting […]

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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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