Category Archives: News

Matthew Hansen Endowment for Wilderness Studies RFP

The annual call for proposals to the Matthew Hansen Endowment for Wilderness Studies is now open.  The Endowment grants awards to individuals– students and independent scholars–for projects that explore Montana’s land and people through historical research, wilderness studies, and creative writing, including poetry – whose work promotes the protection, enhancement, & understanding of wilderness values […]

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Department of Defense (DoD) Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) FY2022 Funding Announcement

Pre-proposal deadline – 2:00 PM EST, 04 March 2021 The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) is seeking proposals for demonstrations of innovative environmental and installation energy technologies as candidates for funding beginning in FY 2022. DoD organizations (Service and Defense Agencies) may submit pre-proposals for demonstrations of innovative technologies in […]

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Non-CESU funding opportunity available with NPS

As a courtesy to our members, we are distributing the following notice of a funding opportunity from the National Park Service. Please note this is not a CESU (RSOI) opportunity. Please see below for a short description with the link for more information. Notice ID: 140P2121Q0008 Department/Ind. Agency: INTERIOR, DEPARTMENT OF THE Sub-tier: NATIONAL PARK […]

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NPS State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division Competitive Grant Programs Now Accepting Applications

Competitive Grant Programs Now Accepting Applications The State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division is now accepting applications for the following grant programs:  African American Civil Rights Grant Program The National Park Service (NPS) is proud to announce the expansion of the African American Civil Rights Grant Program (AACR). This year the program will document, interpret, and preserve sites telling […]

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NPS Battlefield Preservation Planning Grants

Where do history, conservation, and public engagement intersect? “At a battlefield” might not be the first answer you think of, but it’s true. Sites of armed conflict are part of American heritage, and as preserved landscapes, they are also important spaces for natural resource conservation and public access to green space. The National Park Service […]

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The New Park Science Journal webinar 12/9

Please join us for the upcoming webinar  – The New Park Science Journal  – on Wednesday, 09 December @ 1:00 PM EST. Register Now  Park Science is changing! It will no longer be a peer-reviewed journal, but it will still be a forum for park scientists to share their work and a gateway to research done in or about the […]

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BOEM seeking input on its Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Studies Development Plan

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is responsible for managing the development of U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) energy and mineral resources in an environmentally and economically responsible way. A critical component of BOEM’s mission is protecting the environment while overseeing the development of OCS energy and marine mineral resources. BOEM’s Environmental Studies Program (ESP) develops, funds, and manages rigorous scientific research specifically […]

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DoD Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) funding available for environmental research and development proposals

FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) is seeking to fund environmental research and development proposals. SERDP is DoD’s environmental science and technology program, planned and executed in partnership with the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency, with participation by numerous […]

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2021 WASHINGTON BIOLOGISTS’ FIELD CLUB RESEARCH AWARDS COMPETITION

Purpose: The Washington Biologists’ Field Club (WBFC), organized in 1900, annually provides competitive grants to support field research on the natural history of the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States. The WBFC welcomes proposals that consider aspects of natural history, systematics, biodiversity, ecology, or environmental issues. Studies focusing on organisms occurring on Plummers Island, Maryland, […]

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NPS posts new videos about parks in the history of science

The National Park Service has published online two new videos about parks that have played important roles in the history of science. One features Everglades National Park, where Dan Simberloff conducted an experiment 50 years ago that tested MacArthur & Wilson’s model for why islands of different sizes and distances contain different numbers of species. […]

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