Oakland University - Research And Graduate Study previously engaged in significant collaborative work. specific projects and activitiesin the herpetology, invertebrates, mammalogy, ornithology and vertebrate http://www.oakland.edu/research/web/pages/fund_ops.cfm?ID=1
General Announcements Frank M. Chapman (ornithology) January 15, 1999. . regions where research activitiesare difficult to undertake, and where collaborative opportunities have http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/NLSI/1998/NLSI1998_GeneralAnnounc
Extractions: About the Newsletter General Announcements AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS Fellowships - Research Fellowships are available to postdoctoral researchers and established scholars starting in summer and fall 1999. The fellowships support independent research in association with the resident staff. Areas include vertebrate and invertebrate zoology, paleozoology, anthropology, earth and planetary sciences. All fellowships applications, including Chapman (Ornithology), should be postmarked by January 15, 1999. GRANTS - Research grants are available to advanced predoctoral candidates and recent postdoctoral researchers in the fields of zoology and paleontology. Awards average $1000. Postmark dates vary for each grant program: . Frank M. Chapman (Ornithology) - January 15, 1999 . Theodore Roosevelt (North American Fauna) - February 15, 1999 . Lerner-Gray (Marine Zoology) - March 15, 1999 Request information and application forms from: The Office of Grants and Fellowships, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
BIOSIS | Resource Guide | Birds - Organizations 60 years, mainly through the activities of it's Columbia River Bird Research collaborativeproject presenting Cornell Lab of ornithology international center http://www.biosis.org.uk/zrdocs/zoolinfo/bird_org.htm
Extractions: Pull Down for Destinations BIOSIS Previews Zoological Record MethodsFinder Index to Organism Names Internet Resource Guide for Zoology User Support Search Sitemap Index Help with this Site Introduction About the Resource Guide Awards Latest Additions ... Search General only; for sites relevant to particular birds, select from the list of bird orders Bird Index A B ... Alachua Audubon Society Florida
SBC Pacific Bell Blue Web'n Search Results The Cornell Laboratory of ornithology told me so a series of challenging and motivatingactivities, both inside on the Internet and collaborative online projects http://www.kn.pacbell.com/cgi-bin/listApps.pl?Science&Project
Colorado Partners In Flight the standard reference to Colorado ornithology, and is available to implement activitieson any Objective Develop collaborative efforts (potential partners http://www.rmbo.org/pif/bcp/overview/overview.htm
Extractions: Overview of Colorado Background Colorado is a land of contrasts, a place where rolling grasslands of the Great Plains in the east abruptly give way to a backbone of rugged mountains, which in turn give way to plateaus and canyons in the west. A day's drive can take travelers from semidesert all the way up to alpine tundra. Elevations range from a low of about 975 m (3,200 ft) in Prowers County on the eastern plains, to 4400 m (14,433 ft) on Mt. Elbert, near Leadville. Major rivers include the Yampa, White, Colorado, Gunnison, and Dolores in the west, and the North Platte, South Platte, Cache la Poudre, Arkansas, Arikaree, Republican, Big Sandy, Purgatoire, and Rio Grande in the east. Much of the prairie lands in the east are privately owned, and most of the mountainous western lands are federally owned. Physiographic Areas Partners in Flight physiographic areas found in Colorado include the Central Shortgrass Prairie (PA36), Southern Rocky Mountains (PA62), Colorado Plateau (PA87), and Wyoming Basin (PA86). Based on the percentage of the physiographic area within the state boundary, Colorado has the state lead for bird conservation planning in the Central Shortgrass Prairie and Southern Rocky Mountains physiographic areas, but will share responsibility for the Colorado Plateau Physiographic Area with New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah, and will defer responsibility for the Wyoming Basin Physiographic Area to Wyoming. Physiographic areas are discussed in detail later in the plan. Maps of Colorado's physiographic areas are included in Appendix C.
MUSEE Policies social purpose by publicizing their communityminded activities and resources;; theresources of the museum community through collaborative efforts;; Regenerate http://www.musee-online.org/about.asp
Extractions: About us What is MUSÉE? About the MUSÉE Web site What is MUSÉE? MUSÉE is a not-for-profit organization that works with cultural institutions around the world to provide services to museums, schools, and the general public. MUSÉE's mission, since it was founded in 1992, is to enhance cultural awareness, advance education at all levels, and stimulate public interest in cultural institutions. MUSÉE is helping cultural institutions prepare for the future by fostering information exchange on existing and emerging electronic technologies. MUSÉE does this through the use of both online and traditional forums where cultural institutions are made more aware of new technologies. Through MUSÉE's programs, museums may also be able to gain access to new forms of revenue generation. MUSÉE has been acknowledged as one of the world's leading Internet resources for museum content by educational foundations, government entities and many publications, such as The New York Times and The London Times. How is MUSÉE funded?
October 2000 4-H Newsletter Miao Project Director The Funders' collaborative on Youth includes a list of suggestedactivities for young scientists at Cornell Lab of ornithology and become http://www.ca.uky.edu/agcollege/4h/news/2000/10-00.htm
Extractions: Bill Umscheid A small task group of salaried and volunteer staff met recently for follow-up discussions about volunteer recognition. The group's task was to review and reconfirm the newly developed volunteer recognition categories, make recommendations for use at the county level, simplify the application process in any ways possible and make recommendations for handling recognition in years when there is no forum. The group did review the recognition categories and felt they were appropriate for continued use. Some ideas were generated for marketing the recognition system and clarifying the criteria for judging applications. These changes will be made to the information available on the Kentucky 4-H home page.
KanCRN SciLi: Searching For ECOSYSTEM In BIOLOGY from the Internet, and collaborative projects that Cornell Laboratory of OrnithologyFeederwatch Edit CSUN be adding more essays, activities, lesson plans http://pathfinderscience.net/teachers/urls/results.cfm?SCIENCE=BIOLOGY&SEARCHKEY
KanCRN SciLi: Searching For HEREDITY In BIOLOGY interested in conducting Internetbased, collaborative research Enjoy the activitiesand experiments on your Great site for students interested in ornithology. http://pathfinderscience.net/teachers/urls/results.cfm?SCIENCE=BIOLOGY&SEARCHKEY
Extractions: General Resources Academic Info : Science Gateway - Search by subject or keyword for educational reference resources, full text media and links to related agencies. Awesome Library Science Links - Browse topics by subject in alphabetical order. Bigchalk - A broad spectrum of educational Internet services to teachers, students, parents, librarians and school administrators in the K-12 educational and public library markets. Search for web sites by grade level, or browse by subject area. Biodiversity and Biological Collections Web Server - Information about specimens in biological collections, taxonomic authority files, directories of biologists, reports by various standards bodies, access to on-line journals and more BIOSIS Internet Resource Guides - maintained by the compilers of Zoological Record, these guides are intended to provide a starting point for finding sites of educational, scientific and academic interest, primarily in zoology, taxonomy, and related areas BioZone Bio Links - over 500 links covers biology, biotechnology, diseases, evolution and microbiology
Extractions: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) provides this online index of "accumulated thermal stress that coral reefs experience." The overview page includes a number of geographic locations, including a map that can be viewed by clicking on the latitude and longitude. The stress is measured in degree heating weeks ("equivalent to 1 week of sea surface temperature 1 degree C above the expected summertime maximum") and can be viewed on a corresponding color coded map. An explanation of the methodology and warning symbols can also be accessed directly from the site. [AL]
The Neotropical Ornithology Birding List Call for papers (Ardeola Spanish Journal of ornithology) Jose Alcantara this document is to stimulate coordinated and collaborative proactive conservation http://server1.birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/NEOO.html
EDO-SE-01-11 with information about environmental activities that affect air The most extensivecollaborative program involving Cornell Lab of ornithology Citizen Science. http://www.ericse.org/digests/dse01-11.html
Extractions: Teaching Science Through Inquiry With Archived Data David L. Haury December 2001 ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education DIGEST Teaching science through inquiry has long been promoted by science educators (See Haury, 1993) and is strongly endorsed by the National Science Education Standards (NSES; National Research Council, 1996). According to the Standards , Students at all grade levels and in every domain of science should have the opportunity to use scientific inquiry and develop the ability to think and act in ways associated with inquiry, including asking questions, planning and conducting investigations, using appropriate tools and techniques to gather data, thinking critically and logically about relationships between evidence and explanations, constructing and analyzing alternative explanations, and communicating scientific arguments (Chapter 6). For most teachers, however, the shift in emphasis from traditional instructional approaches to inquiry is a difficult transition
CSMEE Digest 99-07 more ideas, see Web activities Using Scientific Data, online at http//www.sel.noaa.gov/activities/. oCollaborative projects. Cornell Laboratory of ornithology. http://www.ericse.org/digests/dse99-07.html
Extractions: The full potential of the Internet as a tool for learning is still being explored, but one of the main limitations at the moment may be our imaginations. We are still gaining the experiences that will enable us to envision the possibilities. Here we offer some examples of ways in which the Internet can be used as a tool for teaching and learning science. Facilitating Productive Interactions Because individuals can interact inexpensively without needing to coordinate the times or places of their interaction, virtual conversations are possible between individuals with very different schedules. Using electronic mail, a teacher can interact individually with students or their parents, send informational messages over a Listserv to a whole group, or provide assistance and access to electronic resources through a personal website. With these Internet communication tools, a teacher can actually provide increased individual attention while spending less time in meetings, extended conversations, or talking on the telephone. The Internet also makes it possible for a class or group to interact with other school groups at great distances. For instance, one school coordinated an experiment with 11 other class groups from as far away as Australia and Japan (Lidbeck, 1996). The groups all measured the Earth's magnetic field and compared their results. Without the Internet, costs and logistical problems would have made such an experience impossible.
Information Sites Cornell Laboratory of ornithology is a membership institution interpreting and BiologicalInformation Infrastructure (NBII) a broad, collaborative program to http://www.fortnet.org/Audubon/links.htm
Extractions: Organizations and Government Agencies Fun and Games Birding Resources Audubon Links ... Links to More Links Organizations and Government Agencies American Birding Association is North America's largest membership organization for active birders providing leadership to field birders by increasing their knowledge, skills, and enjoyment of birding, and by contributing to bird conservation. American Ornithologists Union Founded in 1883, the A.O.U. is the oldest and largest organization in the New World devoted to the scientific study of birds. Although the A.O.U. is primarily a professional organization, its membership of almost 4,000 includes many amateurs dedicated to the advancement of ornithological science. Colorado Birding Society 's website includes rare bird reports and sightings, directions to birding spots, downloadable checklists and rare bird report form, trip reports, photos, birding products, and links. Colorado Field Ornithologists exists to promote the field study, conservation and enjoyment of Colorado birds; review sightings of rare birds; maintain the authoritative list of Colorado birds through the Colorado Birds Records Committee; publish the
EMU's KEEC Summer Program Wayne State University collaborative FISH LAKE Wayne State University Research Ornithologyand evolution. volleyball, and enjoy other recreational activities. http://www.emich.edu/public/fishlake/summer.htm
Extractions: CREDIT COURSES Are you tired of routine classes? Do you need a change? Why not attend a unique biological station in a wilderness setting surprisingly close to the Ypsi/Ann Arbor/Detroit metropolitan area? Attend the Eastern Michigan University-Wayne State University collaborative FISH LAKE SUMMER PROGRAM at Eastern Michigan University's Kresge Environmental Education Center. Each summer a variety of field courses are offered for Biology majors and minors. Courses in environmental education and nature interpretation are available for elementary and secondary teachers. EARLY SESSION: May 3 - June 21* Ecology and Natural History of Michigan Birds, (WSU, BIO 5700), 3 hrs, Saturdays, 7AM-3PM, Moore SESSION 1: June 2 - 21* Natural History of Vertebrates (EMU, ZOOL), (WSU, BIO 5700), 3 hrs, M/T/W, Kurta Quanititative Ecology (Bio 5180/8000) 3 hrs, M/T/W, Freeman Herpetology (EMU, ZOOL 474/574), (WSU, BIO 5180/8000), 3 hrs, Th/F/S, Mertz Research: Biota Survey Birds (WSU, BIO 5180/8000), 2 hrs, TH/F, Miglia
Web Sites For K-12 Education, UW Stout Library Academy Curriculum Exchange; collaborative Lesson Archive U Index of Lessons and ActivitiesUS Geological Cornell Lab of ornithology Classroom FeederWatch, bird http://www.uwstout.edu/lib/subjects/edk12.htm
Extractions: General WWW Sites AskERIC A federally funded national information center which includes the ERIC index of journals and documents and other educational services. Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM) EdWebProject Explores technology and school reform Argus Clearinghouse Central access point for rated sites by subject including primary and secondary education Awesome Library Searchable by keyword or browse by subject or position (ex: counselor or teacher) BBC Online From the UK, includes several categories with lesson plans and sites for ages 11-18. Busy Teachers' WebSite K-12 Provides rapid access to quality source materials with annotations. Classroom Connect "Classroom Today" offers interactive topics related to curriculum and standards; the "Quest Channel" has interactive world expeditions. David Levin's Learning@Web.Sites High school edhelper.com
Web-Based Resources A link to Cornell Lab of ornithology. Theoretical articles, classroom stories, andactivities about inquiry to Earth Science is a collaborative project that http://caplter.asu.edu/explorers/resources/webresources.htm
March 2, 2001 - CSB | SJU - Biology Department who wish to participate in collaborative research horticultural and gardening activitiesto maintain SCA's ornithology/Wildlife Internship Opportunity Birds In http://www.csbsju.edu/biology/newsletter/Archive/mar_2_2001.htm
Extractions: It's hard to believe that another week has slipped by so quickly. This past week I enjoyed having an opportunity to socialize with the faculty from St. Cloud State University when they came to visit. Among the benefits of our discussions was that Dr. Jorge Arriagada, director of the SCSU Herbarium and I are planning to develop some collaborative projects that would involve students from both institutions. This is an exciting possibility and for those of you who like plants. Keep posted for further developments. Until next week...... Kristi Kubista (CSB '01) has been accepted to a graduate program in environmental policy. Susan Switras-Meyer (CSB '97) completed her MS in Horticulture at the UM and is currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program at Cornell. Faculty News The CSB/SJU Biology Department hosted a visit by the faculty of the biology department from St. Cloud State University. About 30 faculty from the two departments meet in the Natural History Museum to share stories, renew friendships, and develop new friendships and working relationships. Many thanks to
T.C.R.C.D. Newsletter - Vol. VIII, No. 1 His graduate work was in ornithology, but Pat began locations for action;and (d) collaborativedesign and effectiveness of all project activities in achieving http://www.snowcrest.net/tcrcd/almanac/nws-v08n1.htm
Extractions: Pat Frost, District Manager Trinity County Resource Conservation District has a new District Manager. The vacancy was advertised last summer, and the Board of Directors hired Patrick Frost last November. Pat has extensive experience in resource conservation and management, having served for over 14 years with the St. Johns River Water Management District in Florida. Frost was on the water management district's senior management staff for 12 years, and was involved in managing water resources in a wide variety of ways. He is most proud of his role in the protection and restoration of the Wekiva River system near Orlando. Frost received his bachelors degree in biology in 1976 from the University of San Francisco, and returned there for his masters degree after having served in the Peace Corps in El Salvador from 1976-78. His graduate work was in ornithology, but Pat began to focus on water resources management and wetlands ecology in Florida. In addition to his most recent work with the water management district, Frost has experience with the Florida Department of Transportation, has worked as an adjunct instructor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Central Florida, provided volunteer technical support to Nicaragua's Ministry of Natural Resources, and was employed with an engineering firm at Vandenberg Airforce Base.