Category Archives: News

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 […]

Read More

Smith Fellows 2020 Call for Proposals Announced

The Society for Conservation Biology is pleased to solicit applications for the David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship Program. These two year postdoctoral fellowships provide support for outstanding early-career scientists who want to better link conservation science and theory with policy and management, improving and expanding their research skills while directing their efforts towards conservation […]

Read More

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, […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More