Request for Statement of Interest

Natural Resources Support MGT-Species Nellis Air Force Base Nevada. Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking statements of interest from researchers for Natural Resources work at Nellis AirForce Base in Nevada. Please see the document for details. 

Applications are due January 15, 2019.

For questions, contact: Olen Northern, (907) 753-2525, or Olen.R.Northern@usace.army.mil

Applicants are required to submit proposals through Grants.gov. All applicants using Grants.gov to submit proposals must be registered and have and account with Grants.gov. It may take up to three weeks to complete Grants.gov registration. For more information on registration, go to http://www.grants.gov/ForApplicants.

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Shenandoah National Park Trust Research Grant Open & Extended for Applications

Luray, Virginia: To facilitate and encourage scientific research in Shenandoah National Park, applications are being accepted for the Shenandoah National Park Trust research fellowship program. Funded by the Shenandoah National Park Trust, the grant supports field research in the physical, biological, ecological, social, and cultural sciences. The funding will support projects conducted in the park and help answer questions important to park managers. The grants are managed by Shenandoah National Park and up to $15,000 per grant will be awarded.

Shenandoah National Park offers an ideal natural laboratory in which to study a wide variety of research topics. Important science issues at the park include, but are not limited to, air pollution, water quality, habitat fragmentation, invasive exotic species, rare species conservation, recreation impacts on visitor experiences and natural resources, restoration of disturbed natural and cultural landscapes, protecting our cultural heritage, and a lack of baseline data about the park’s natural and cultural resources. Shenandoah National Park offers a diversity of landscapes across nearly 200,000 acres, including hardwood forest, rocky outcrops, mountain streams, and open meadows.           

The research grant program is open to applications from undergraduate and graduate students, college and university faculty, state and federal agency scientists, private-sector research professionals, and others with appropriate backgrounds and credentials. To access the grant application and instructions, go to http://www.nps.gov/shen/naturescience/research-grant.htm. NOTE THE EXTENSION:  Applications will be accepted until December 14, with grant award(s) announced December 21, 2018. 

Seeking Research Partners to Investigate Ecological Relationships and Processes Following Wolf Introduction in Isle Royale National Park

The National Park Service at Isle Royale National Park is seeking statements of interest from researchers with existing or likely research projects that will advance scientific understanding of ecological processes and/or ecosystem changes related to wolf introduction at Isle Royale National Park. Although research funding is not available, the Parkis able to provide the selected partner(s) with in-kind resources which may include park housing and logistical support to facilitate the work. Although the deadline has passed, if you're still interested in contributing, please contact Mark Romanski.