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CHWA CESU funded project leads to Bear Rocks NNL designation

by Rhonda Schwinabart, Host staff, with material from previous releases by NPS and University of Richmond  In January 2021, the Bear Rocks and Allegheny Front Preserve became the 600th National Natural Landmark (NNL) of the United States, thanks in part to the research efforts Dr. Todd Lookingbill and Dr. Dave Kitchen of the University of […]

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CHWA CESU launches new projects database

By Rhonda Schwinabart, Host staff  In spring 2021, the Chesapeake Watershed (CHWA) CESU launched a new cloud-based projects database hosted on AirTable. Designed by Katie Kline, a staff member at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Appalachian Laboratory, the new database streamlines the data entry process for staff and allows for “real-time” reporting […]

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CHWA CESU 2021 Renewal Update

By Rhonda Schwinabart, Host staff  The Chesapeake Watershed (CHWA) CESU is pleased to announce that we have been renewed for another five-years!  The CHWA CESU is one of seventeen (17) regional CESUs in the national network, and like those other regional CESUs, it operates under a five-year master agreement between federal and research partners. This […]

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CHWA Research Coordinator’s Corner May 2021

by Dan Filer, CHWA CESU NPS Research Coordinator State of the Network Fiscal year 2020 was the most productive year in the Chesapeake Watershed CESU Research Network’s history in terms of volume of funding and number of financial actions: we facilitated just over $8 million passing from our twelve federal partners to our cooperators using […]

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RSOI: TERRESTRIAL INVERTEBRATE SURVEY SPECIMEN IDENTIFICATION AND CONSULTATION FOR U.S. NAVY SUPPORT FACILITY, DIEGO GARCIA

REQUEST FOR STATEMENTS OF INTEREST/REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Amendment 1 NUMBER N62742‐21‐2‐0002 PROJECT TO BE INITIATED IN 2021 Project Title: TERRESTRIAL INVERTEBRATE SURVEY SPECIMEN IDENTIFICATION AND CONSULTATION FOR U.S. NAVY SUPPORT FACILITY, DIEGO GARCIA Responses to this Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) will be used to identify potential Recipients for a project to be funded […]

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Leading Edge Fellowship

Leading Edge Fellowship American Friends Service Committee is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) as a host organization for a Leading Edge Fellowship, which demonstrates the potential of humanistic knowledge and methods to solve problems, build capacity, and advance justice and equity in society. Leading […]

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Pathways Recent Graduate – Archeologist (Data Manager)

Pathways Recent Graduate – Archeologist (Data Manager) DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Resource Stewardship & Science, Cultural Resources Open & closing dates:  04/30/2021 to 05/13/2021 Service: Competitive Pay scale & grade: GS 11 Salary: $72,750 to $94,581 per year Appointment type: Permanent Work schedule: Full-time Location: 1 vacancy in Washington, DC Relocation expenses […]

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Postdoctoral Researcher in Wildlife Connectivity Modeling with the University of Montana

Postdoctoral Researcher in Wildlife Connectivity Modeling with the University of Montana and the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute Postdoctoral position focused on wildlife habitat suitability and connectivity is available with Dr. Kathy Zeller (Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute) and Dr. Erin Landguth (University of Montana). Postdoc will work on forecasting habitat suitability and connectivity for multiple focal species throughout […]

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2021 Soil Science Collaborative Research Funding Announcement

Notification of Funding Opportunities USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service – 2021 Soil Science Collaborative Research Funding Announcement Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-NHQ-SOILS-21-NOFO0001107 Application Deadline – 11:59 PM EDT, 15 June 2021 The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is announcing the potential availability of funding for agreements for the purposes of: Promoting research collaboration between the NRCS […]

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Science Communication Internship

Science Communication Internship Hosted by the Greening Youth Partnership with support by the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Internship program and the National Park Service. Location: Fort Collins, Colorado Position Type: Internship Start Date: 05/16/2021 Pay Rate : $ 16.00 /Hour PROGRAM OVERVIEW The need for preserving all of our nation’s history has never been […]

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