Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Friday, March 12, 2010
Acres for America, a partnership between Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, annually provides funding for projects that conserve large landscape-level areas that are important habitat for fish, wildlife, and plants through acquisition of interest in real property.
The goal of the Acres for America program is to offset the footprint of Wal-Mart's domestic facilities on at least an acre-by-acre basis through acquisitions of interest in real property. Endorsement of a proposed acquisition by appropriate federal, state, and local government agencies and by nonprofit organizations that the land is of high conservation value is a primary program consideration. Preference will be given to acquisitions that are part of published conservation plans, State Wildlife Action Plans, or Endangered Species Act Recovery Plans.
Date due: April 1, 2010 (Pre-proposal)
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Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Monday, March 1, 2010
Proposals are now being accepted for Creativity, Inquiry, and Discovery: Undergraduate Research In and Across the Disciplines, a Network for Academic Renewal meeting to be held November 11-13, 2010, in Durham, North Carolina. This conference will showcase promising models of undergraduate research, and will also focus on aligning undergraduate research with broader student learning goals; integrating research preparation and practice into departmental curricula, courses, and capstone requirements; assessing students’ undergraduate research to see if they have achieved essential learning outcomes; and more. See the call for proposals online—proposals are due April 8.