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2016 Awards

January

Cohen, J (PI); EFB
Management Experiments to Increase Beach-Nesting Bird Abundance at Gulf Islands National Seashore (FL)
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

$ 43,605

Cohen, J (PI); EFB

Piping Plover Reproductive Success in Southern New Jersey
US Fish and Wildlife Service
$ 50,000

Evans, DJ (PI); NHP
Sampling for National Wetland Condition Assessments
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
$ 31,145

King, MF (PI); LA
Parks Master Plan
City of Auburn
$ 35,000

Newman, DH (PI), FNRM
Forestry Technicians for the Harvesting of Timber
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
$ 211,380

Powell, WA (PI), EFB
Producing Restoration American Chestnut Trees for the Public
SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry
$ 100,000

February

Kimmerer, RW (PI); EFB and Folta, E (Co-PI); EFB
Using the Thanksgiving Address to Advance Environmental Literacy and Environmental Stewardship
Syracuse University
$ 30,938

Teale, SA (PI); EFB
Protect Galapagos Landbirds from Invasive Species
International Community Foundation
$ 274,269

Volk, TA (PI); FNRM
Carbon Cycling, Environmental & Rural Economic Impacts of Collecting & Processing Specified Woody Feedstocks in Biofuels
Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials (CORRIM)
$ 35,000

March

Farrell, JM (PI), EFB
Development and Management of St. Lawrence River Fisheries
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
$ 60,397

Nomura, CT (PI); Chemistry
Characterization of Enhancer Binding Proteins in Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
$ 781,811

Teale, SA (PI), EFB
Targeted Identification of Pheromones and Related Attractants for Invasive Cerambycid Beetles from Asia
Regents of the University of California Riverside
$ 34,609

April

Cohen, J (PI), EFB
Piping Plover Reproductive Success at the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
US Fish and Wildlife Service
$ 60,000

Newman, L (PI), EFB
Modernizing Graduate Education at the University of Tyumen
Eurasia Foundation
$ 39,515

May

Green, H (PI), EFB
Development and Testing of QPCR Assay(s) for the Detection of Bog Turtle EDNA from Environmental Samples
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
$ 28,393

Newman, L (PI), EFB
Development of Hyperspectral Imaging of Plants to Detect Contamination
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
$ 32,268

June

Endreny, TA (PI), ERE; Kroll, CN (Co-PI), ERE and Bevilacqua, E (Co-PI), FNRM
i-Tree: Integrating Hydrological Ecosystem Services and Feedbacks
USDA Forest Service
$ 99,430

Evans, DJ (PI), NHP
NY NHP Botany
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
$ 135,176

Evans, DJ (PI), NHP
NY NHP Botany
Wetland Project Assistance
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
$ 46,899

Evans, DJ (PI), NHP
Marine Component to the NY Natural Heritage Program
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
$ 347,296

Ringler, NH (PI), ResAdm
High Tech Match Grant - Acquisition Cryo Filed Emission Transmission Electron Microscope
NYS Department of Economic Development
$ 215,000

 

Ringler, NH (PI), EFB

Onondaga Lake Biological Assessment and Monitoring
Honeywell International Incorporated
$ 166,272

July

Cohen, J (PI), EFB
Effects of Vegetation and Substrate on Nest Site Selection and Nest Survival of Beach-Nesting Birds
US Fish and Wildlife Service
$ 9,998

Dibble, TS (PI), CHE
Molecular Insights into the Oxidation of Atmospheric Mercury: The Next Frontier in Atmospheric Mercury Science
National Science Foundation
$ 510,500

Gibbs, J (PI), EFB
Where is my Turtle? Quantifying Biodiversity Impacts of Hydroelectric Expansion and River Use Changes in Brazilian Amazon
National Academy of Sciences
$ 55,200

Nowak, CA (PI), FNRM and Fierke, M (Co-PI), EFB
550 Forest and Natural Resources Management
Exploring Pollinator Dynamics on Powerline Corridors in the Continental United States
Electric Power Research Institute
$ 628,146

Underwood, HB (PI), EFB
Factors Affecting Dune and Vegetation Recovery from Superstorm Sandy in the Otis Pike High Dune Wilderness Area on Fire Island National Seashore (FIIS), New York
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
$ 40,000

August

Auwaerter, JE (PI), LA and Curry, GC (Co-PI), LA
Document, Evaluate, and Prescribe Treatment, Cultural Landscape of Fredericksburg National Cemetery
National Park Service
$ 72,500

Auwaerter, JE (PI), LA and Curry, GC (Co-PI), LA
Document and Evaluate the Cultural Landscape of Wilderness Battlefield, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park
National Park Service
$ 60,000

Auwaerter, JE (PI), LA; Curry, GC (Co-PI), LA and Johnston, D (Co-PI), LA
Document, Evaluate, and Prescribe Treatment, Cultural Landscape of Harriet Tubman National Historical Park
National Park Service
$ 85,000

Gibbs, JP (PI), EFB and Tierney, G (Co-PI)
Assessment of Natural Resource Condition for Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
National Park Service
$ 44,811

Kroll, CN (PI), ERE and Endreny, TA (Co-PI), ERE
A Decision Support System to Develop, Analyze, and Optimize Urban & Community Forests
USDA Forest Service
$ 285,340

Limburg, KE (PI), EFB
Impacts of Large Storm Events on the Early Life Stages of American Shad and the Importance of Non-Mainstem Habitat
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
$ 30,000

September

Farrell, S (PI), EFB
Fall Migration, Swarming, and Hibernation Ecology of Northern Long-Eared Bats at Cape Cod National Seashore, and Implication for Ameliorating Impacts of White-Nose Syndrome
National Park Service
$ 199,569

Farrell, S (PI), EFB and Germain, R (Co-PI), FNRM
Imperiled bats in Northern Forests: balancing bat conservation with forest management--FY 2017 NSRC Research Grants
USDA Northeastern States Research Cooperative
$ 121, 029

Gibbs, J (PI), EFB
Enhancing Tiger Conservation in Thailand: The Role of Peripheral Protected Areas in Supporting Regional Tiger Populations
Wildlife Conservation Society
$ 36,000

Houseal, BL (PI), AEC; Beier, CM (Co-PI), FNRM; Bevilacqua, E (Co-PI), FNRM; Bridgen, M (Co-PI), FNRM;  Cleveland, SM (Co-PI), FNRM;  Germain, R (Co-PI), FNRM;  Johnston, MT (Co-PI), FNRM;  Newman, DH (Co-PI), FNRM; Savage, JM (Co-PI), FNRM;  Vaverchak, G (Co-PI), FNRM; and Webb, M (Co-PI), FNRM
Indian Ranger School Faculty and the Ranger School in Wanakena, NY
Tetra Tech Incorporated
$ 50,738

Johnston, DM (PI), LA and Auwaerter, J (Co-PI), LA
Document, Evaluate, and Prescribe Treatment for the Rose Hill Cultural Landscape, Geneva (Town of Fayette), New York
Geneva Historical Society
$ 39,891

Kuehn, DM (PI), FNRM and Gibbs, J (Co-PI), EFB
Using social media to quantify forest-based tourism in the Northern Forest--FY 2017 NSRC Research Grants
USDA Northeastern States Research Cooperative
$ 110, 881

Newman, DH (PI), FNRM
FY 2017 NSRC Research Grants
USDA Northeastern States Research Cooperative
$ 40,000

Powell, WA (PI), EFB
IR-4 Northeast Region Minor Crop Pest Management Program
Rutgers University
$ 15,000

Ringler, NH (PI), ResAdm
Enhanced Effectiveness of Planning and Managing Urban Forests
USDA Forest Service
$ 13,500

Rundell, R (PI), EFB and Wheeler, Q (Co-PI), President
CSBR: Natural History: Securing, Expanding, and Making Accessible the Roosevelt Wildlife Collections at the SUNY ESF
National Science Foundation
$ 491,705

Schlesinger, MD (PI), NHP and Evans, DJ (Co-PI), NHP
Designing the Empire State Pollinator Study
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
$ 29,305

October

Amidon, TE (PI), PBE; Bujanovic, B (Co-PI), PBE and Driscoll, M (Co-PI), CHE
Thermoplastics Blends Based on Biorefinery Lignin
USDA Cooperative State Research Service—McIntire-Stennis
$ 25,453

Bevilacqua, E (PI), FNRM and Quackenbush, L (Co-PI), ERE
Evaluation of Low-Cost Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) for Vegetation Monitoring
USDA Cooperative State Research Service—McIntire-Stennis
$ 27, 060

Brown, TR (PI), FNRM; Fortier, MP (Co-PI), FNRM and Volk, TA (PI), FNRM
Development of Stochastic Techno-Economic and Life Cycle Models for Quantifying the Economic and Environmental Costs of Cellulosic Bioenergy Pathways
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
$ 264,466

Brown, TR (PI), FNRM and Fortier, MP (Co-PI), FNRM
Development of Stochastic Techno-Economic and Life Cycle Models for Quantifying the Economic and Environmental Costs of Cellulosic Bioenergy Pathways
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
$ 273,968

Brown, TR (PI), FNRM and Volk, TA (PI), FNRM
Development of Stochastic Techno-Economic and Life Cycle Models for Quantifying the Economic and Environmental Costs of Cellulosic Bioenergy Pathways
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
$ 279,814

Cohen, J (PI), EFB and Whipps, C (Co-PI), EFB
Assessing Use of Newly-Restored Early Successional Forest by the Imperiled New England Cottontail, Using Genetic Dispersal Analysis
USDA Cooperative State Research Service—McIntire-Stennis
$ 24,828

Hassett, JP (PI), CHE and Mao, H (Co-PI), CHE
The Contribution of Wintertime Biomass Burning to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon and Particulate Matter Concentrations in Air and Snow
USDA Cooperative State Research Service—McIntire-Stennis
$ 18,280

Fierke, M (PI), EFB and McGee, G (Co-PI), EFB
Restoring Understory Vascular Plant and Pollinator Communities in Post-Agricultural Forests of Central New York
USDA Cooperative State Research Service—McIntire-Stennis
$ 26,128

Fierke, M (PI), EFB and McGee, G (Co-PI), EFB
Restoring Understory Vascular Plant and Pollinator Communities in Post-Agricultural Forests of Central New York
USDA Cooperative State Research Service—McIntire-Stennis
$ 26,128

Horton, TR (PI), EFB
Increasing Success of Pitch Pine Restoration through Soil Microbe Management
USDA Cooperative State Research Service—McIntire-Stennis
$24,780

Horton, TR (PI) , EFB
IDBR: TYPE A: Collaborative Research: The NANAPHID: A Novel aphid-like nanosensor network for real-time measurements of carbohydrates in live plant tissue
National Science Foundation
$ 29,451

Kuehn, DM (PI), FNRM
Outreach and Education
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
$ 20,820

Leopold, DJ (PI), EFB and Underwood, HB (Co-PI), EFB
Abundance, Distribution and Management of White-Tailed Deer in the Town of Dewitt, NY
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
$ 35,393

McGee, G (PI), EFB and Fierke, M (Co-PI), EFB
Nutrient Resources Associated with Establishment and Long-Term Maintenance of Emerald Ash Borer Parasitoid Populations
USDA Cooperative State Research Service—McIntire-Stennis
$ 16,210

McNulty, SA (PI), EFB and Stella, JC (Co-PI), FNRM
Beaver Influence on Vegetation Structure and Avian Diversity at Local and Landscape Scales
USDA Cooperative State Research Service—McIntire-Stennis
$ 18,839

Mountrakis, GE (PI), ERE and Stehman, SV (Co-PI), FNRM
Developing Advanced Accuracy Metrics for Satellite-Derived Forestry Products
USDA Cooperative State Research Service—McIntire-Stennis
$ 3,182

Newman, DH (PI), FNRM
Natural Resource Planning and Stewardship
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
$ 131,307

Parry, D (PI), EFB
Rapid, Recent Poleward Expansion at Northern Range Limits of Major Invasive Species
USDA Cooperative State Research Service—McIntire-Stennis
$ 25,503

Shaw, SB (PI), ERE and Fierke, M (Co-PI), EFB
Elucidating Characteristics of Forest/Residential Land Interfaces Associated with Increased Risk of Tick-borne Diseases
USDA Cooperative State Research Service
$ 18,432

Stipanovic, AJ (PI), CHE and Driscoll, M (Co-PI), CHE
Electron Beam Pretreatment of Willow Biomass for Enhancing the Production of Biofuels
USDA Cooperative State Research Service—McIntire-Stennis
$ 40,680

Vidon, PG (PI) FNRM and Volk, TA (Co-PI) FNRM
Impact of Commercial Shrub Willow Biomass Crop Production in New York On Water Related Ecosystem Services
USDA Cooperative State Research Service—McIntire-Stennis
$ 5,836

Yanai, RD (PI), FNRM
IDBR: TYPE A: Collaborative Research: The NANAPHID: A Novel aphid-like nanosensor network for real-time measurements of carbohydrates in live plant tissue
National Science Foundation
$ 30,364

Yanai, RD (PI), FNRM and Horton, TR (Co-PI), EFB
The Role of Mycorrhizae in Water Use in Northern Hardwoods:  Is Transpiration Optimized for Uptake Limiting Nutrients?
USDA Cooperative State Research Service—McIntire-Stennis
$ 23,133

November

Evans, DJ (PI), NHP
NY Participation in Northeast Regional Floristic Quality Assessment Toolds for Wetland Assessments
NatureServe
$ 10,579

Malmsheimer, RW (PI), FNRM
Policy Analysis for States Considering Biomass in their Clean Power Plan
Oregon Department of Forestry
$ 45,000

Newman, L (PI), EFB
Fellowship: Exchange Visit of Mr. Nikolai Ivanov, from Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia
Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
$ 23,800

Smith, WB (PI), PBE
Moisture Content of Cut Fir Christmas Tree at Point of Sale
Christmas Tree Farmers Association of New York
$ 66,429

December

Boyer, GL (PI), CHE
Measurement of Selected Cyanotoxins and Mercury in Fish Consumed from Lake Champlain
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
$ 12,500

Howard, TG (PI), NHP and Evans, DJ (Co-PI), NHP
Monitoring of Lake Ontario St. Lawrence River Coastal Habitat in Support of Adaptive Management (Site Surveys)
US Department of State
$ 64,102

Howard, TG (PI), NHP and Evans, DJ (Co-PI), NHP
Arial Imagery in Support of Monitoring of Lake Ontario St. Lawrence River Coastal Wetland
US Department of State
$ 50,775

Teale, SA (PI), EFB
Targeted Identification of Pheromones and Related Attractants for Invasive Cerambycid Beetles from Asia
Regents of the University of California Riverside
$ 38,192