What's New


RM-CESU Announces the Annual Competition for Student Award
The Rocky Mountains CESU annually recognizes "above and beyond” accomplishments by student(s) involved in Rocky Mountains Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (RM-CESU) projects.  Nominations may be submitted by any representative of the federal agency that sponsored the RM-CESU project, or by the student’s RM-CESU university.   

Nominations for Student Award are due July 17, 2019. The Award winner(s) will receive a citation and give a presentation on their project results at annual RM-CESU Fall Meeting.  For more information click on nomination instructions.

Upcoming RM-CESU and Partner Events 

September 9-12, 2019: 15th Biennial Conference of Science & Management on the Colorado Plateau & Southwest Region, Flagstaff, AZ. The Colorado Plateau, Desert Southwest and Rocky Mountains will be holding a Joint CESU Meeting - Stay tuned for more details.

September 13-14, 2019: Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation Annual Science and Management Meeting, Salish Kootenai College, Montana. This region-wide meeting brings together researchers, managers, students and enthusiasts of Whitebark Pine and related high-elevation forested ecosystems of the Northern Rocky Mountains in both the United States and Canada.  The program includes a day of science, management, and cultural presentations about Whitebark Pine and an additional day for a field trip visiting high elevation forests and Whitebark Pine on the lands of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes. 

October 23-26, 2019: The 2019 National National Workshop, Bend Oregon.  The theme for the Workshop is: The Path from Recreationist to Steward; Engaging Wilderness Users to Care for the Places They Cherish