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Solicitation for CESU Cooperator to complete NHA Evaluation for Abraham Lincoln NHA

June 15, 2022

The non-profit Looking for Lincoln acts as the coordinating entity for the 43-county heritage area and partners with Lincoln Home National Historic Site, local communities, organizations, and individuals dedicated to enhancing the communities and landscapes of central Illinois through recognition and support of their significant natural, cultural, and historical legacies.

Delivering Scalable Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Management Technologies in the Ohio Region

June 7, 2022

Aquatic nuisance species, including harmful algae, impact US waterways (including those maintained by USACE), infrastructure, and associated resources across the Nation; it’s estimated that Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) cause an estimated $1B per year in lost tourism revenue alone. In response, innovative, cost-effective, and scalable technologies for early detection, prevention, and management of aquatic nuisance species are required.

Delivering Scalable Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Prevention Technologies in the Ohio Region

June 3, 2022

Aquatic nuisance species, including harmful algae, impact USACE waterways (including those maintained by USACE), infrastructure, operations, and associated resources across the Nation; it’s estimated that Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) cause an estimated $1B per year in lost tourism revenue alone. In response, innovative, cost-effective, and scalable technologies for early detection, prevention, and management of aquatic nuisance species are required.

Mapping Invasive Species with Unmanned Aircraft Systems Based Remote Sensing at Naval Support Activity Crane, Crane, Indiana

May 31, 2022

Responses to this Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) will be used to identify potential Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) partners for a project to (1) evaluate the viability and success of using UAS, advanced sensors and large data sets to identify, map, and quantify invasive plant species on a landscape scale and (2) develop protocols and remote sensing packages for streamlined invasive species monitoring at NSA Crane.

Historic Resource Study addendum on African American History at FRST

May 11, 2022

The National Park Service (NPS), through the Interior Region 1, North Atlantic-Appalachian History and Preservation Assistance Office, requires the performance of research and writing of a Historic Resource Study (HRS) Addendum for First State National Historical Park (NHP) located in Delaware

Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument Visitor Use Study

April 11, 2022

Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument (BICR) was created in 2017 by presidential proclamation to commemorate, preserve, and interpret the dramatic events and struggle for human and civil rights played out in Birmingham in the 1950s and 1960s. BICR contains a collection of buildings and places that stand as a reminder of the violent opposition to integration. These places became a battleground for freedom during nonviolent protests that came to a head in 1963 and directly influenced the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Examining Commercial and Non-commercial Visitor Use on Blue Mesa Reservoir and the adjacent Gunnison River at Curecanti National Recreation Area

April 11, 2022

Blue Mesa Reservoir is the largest of three lakes at Curecanti National Recreation Area (CURE) that were created by the damming of the Gunnison River between Morrison and Gunnison, CO. Blue Mesa Reservoir is the largest body of water in Colorado and is well-known for salmon and trout fishing. Immediately East of Blue Mesa Reservoir is a flowing section of the Gunnison River, which also offers outstanding opportunities for fishing, including wading and boat fishing.

Identifying visitor services and opportunities to inform the application of the National Park Service Intermountain Region’s Tourism Toolkit

April 11, 2022

Visitation to units of the National Park System has grown in recent decades, but this growth has been uneven. In some cases, park units have seen stalled or declining visitor use or are in a position where they are looking to grow their visitation. The Tourism Toolkit – developed in the Intermountain Region - is a first-of-its-kind effort in the NPS that aims to engage tourism networks and tourists.