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RSOI: Historic Resource Study of African American Communities on the Antietam Battlefield & in Sharpsburg

Request for Letters of Interest: Historic Resource Study of African American Communities on the Antietam Battlefield & in Sharpsburg Project Title: Historic Resource Study of African American Communities on the Antietam Battlefield & in Sharpsburg Project Budget: $77,812 (this is the total compensation for the principal investigator(s), RAs, Section 508 Compliance, travel, and research expenses) […]

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2023 Second Century Stewardship Fellowship Request for Proposals

The partners of Second Century Stewardship have announced the Request for Proposals for fellowships to support research in Acadia National Park in 2023. Second Century Stewardship is a partnership of Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park and  the National Park Service, and seeks to advance conservation and ecosystem science, support management of park resources, and […]

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RSOI: Recommend Effective Student/Teacher Engagement with National Parks about the Potomac Watershed

Solicitation for Chesapeake Watershed CESU Cooperator to Recommend Effective Student/Teacher Engagement with National Parks about the Potomac Watershed Goal: Determine most effective way to engage students in the DMV region (District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia) in learning about the Potomac Watershed through national parks. This effort will be funded by the National Park Service. […]

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NOFO: USFWS MENTOR-Bat, a global conservation fellowship program

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Notice of Funding Opportunity – MENTOR-Bat Program Notice of Funding Opportunity Number: F22AS00398 Deadline for Submissions – 09 September 2022 Eligibility – public and private institutions of higher education; non-profit non-governmental organizations; multi-national secretariats; foreign national and local government agencies; for-profit organizations; individuals; and U.S. territorial governments; Project Title – MENTOR-Bat […]

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Coordinator’s Corner: Spring/Summer 2022

By Dr. Dan Filer, CHWA CESU NPS Research Coordinator  2022 is shaping up to be one of the strongest years yet for the Chesapeake Watershed CESU Research Network!  We are coming off the highpoint of our 2021 renewal with the launch of our brand new, five-year strategic plan.  This plan, which involved several iterations of […]

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CHWA CESU Strategic Plan

By: Katie Kline, UMCES-AL  Following last year’s renewal as the host institution for the Chesapeake Watershed (CHWA) CESU Research Network, the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES-AL) along with National Park Service (NPS) Research Coordinator, Dr. Dan Filer, developed a new strategic plan to help guide CHWA CESU priorities […]

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CHWA CESU Project Spotlight: Urban Archeology Corps

By: Katie Kline, CHWA CESU Database Manager Dr. Laurie Miroff from Binghamton University’s Public Archeology Facility (PAF) recently received funding through the Chesapeake Watershed (CHWA) CESU Research Network to lead a new project associated with the Urban Archeology Corps (UAC) program in the Hudson Valley region of New York state.  The UAC is a national […]

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Stress-Loving Plants and At-Risk Flora in Harpers Ferry

By Megan Nortrup, National Park Service  Riversides scoured by constant flooding. Thin soils on top of rock beds. Some habitats are so stressful, only a few species have adapted to them and can survive. But in adapting to these tough conditions, these specialized plants (some are “edaphic” and are restricted to certain soil conditions) don’t […]

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