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Vernal Pool Research Continues with New NSF Grant

Researchers from SSI’s Protecting Natural Resources at the Community Scale (Vernal Pool) team have been awarded  a grant from the NSF Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH) program for their project, “Of Pools and People: Small Natural Features with Large Ecosystem Functions in Urbanizing Landscapes. ”  This 4-year project was funded for $1.49M and is scheduled to begin September 1, 2013. The project will explore the biophysical and socioeconomic components of vernal pool ecology and management.  PI: Aram Calhoun; Co-PIs: Mac Hunter, Kathleen Bell, Cyndy Loftin, Krista Capps
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Senator George J. Mitchell Center & Maine's Sustainability Solutions Initiative
5710 Norman Smith Hall
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: 207.581.3244E-mail: umgmc@maine.edu
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Orono, Maine 04469
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