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 August 25, 2021. The Award winner(s) will receive a citation and give a presentation on their project results at annual RM-CESU Fall Meeting. Nomination Instructions
Upcoming RM-CESU and Partner Events
Bonner Ferry ID, Friday 9am- 6pm. This one-day field trip will give participants firsthand exposure to a wide range of insects, diseases, and parasitic plants that impair the growth of trees and forests in northern Idaho. Experts will be on hand to help participants identify insect and disease symptoms and discuss practical methods of dealing with them.The Forest Insects & Disease Field Day will be held on Friday, July 23, 2021, in Bonners Ferry. The program will depart from the Boundary County Fairgrounds. Depending on COVID status that day, this program may be set up for physical distancing and masks may be required per University of Idaho policy.
Kitsap Conference Center, 100 Washington Ave, Bremerton, WA 98337. The conference theme is “Life Without Salmon?”, exploring the question: what steps do we take when facing the extinction of a species cornerstone to economic stability, ecological health and regional identity – and what does life look like if conservation fails?