CSU Center Works to Recover Remains of American WWII Pilot in France

A mission to recover the remains of the pilot who crashed in a farmer’s field is now underway, led by Colorado State University’s Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands in conjunction with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency and archeologists from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Together, the team will carry out a […]

2020 Outstanding Accomplishment Award Recipients

Each year, CEMML selects one individual and one team for recognition of outstanding accomplishments in their programs. Recipients are nominated by staff and government sponsors. Look for presentations from these awardees at CEMML’s annual meeting. The meeting is being prerecorded and will be uploaded and announced via email when it is ready. Individual Award Cheryl […]

Helping the Army Protect Species At Risk on the Big Island

CEMML is helping to sustain populations of rare species that are not federally-protected but are considered Species at Risk (SAR) by the Department of Defense (DoD) . Managing SAR is a DoD priority because it can reduce the chances that additional species are listed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as Threatened or Endangered. […]

“Other Duties” from CEMML Experts at Fort Wainwright

Responsible for over 1.6 million acres of Army-managed land, CSU CEMML helps military leaders at Fort Wainwright make the best environmental decisions for the long-term preservation of the vast natural and cultural resources on their active training lands. The depth and breadth of CEMML’s work at Fort Wainwright requires equally extensive collaborative efforts. In the […]

Hard at Work Fighting Wildland Fires during COVID-19

CEMML teams across the country work with the Air Force’s Wildland Fire Branch to respond to more than 100 wildfires, pandemic or not.

Winged Fighters Supporting Winged Wildlife

CEMML’s support of Beale Air Force’s habitat recovery efforts are buzzing as Monarch Butterflies use Beale’s growing breeding gardens.

Awards and Recognitions, State of CEMML 2020

Video showcasing awards, recognitions, and the State of CEMML 2020.

During Coronavirus. . .

. . .CEMML’s community of professionals is KEEPING CALM and CARRYING ON. See how by scrolling down and clicking on the stories. Taking their meeting outside in order to get six-feet from each other, the intrepid LRAM team embedded at Fort Campbell, from left to right: Bill Parker, Kenneth Morrow, Tony Pulley, Brian Bershing, Joshua […]

Fire, flurry, and flora: fuels management trumps wildfire impacts to endangered plants at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii

Presented by Pamela Sullivan at the National Military Fish and Wildlife Association’s 2019 annual meeting and training workshop.  Naturally occurring and human induced wildland fires on military installations present serious risks to not only people, infrastructure, and training areas, but also valuable natural resources. The incidence of wildfires at Pohkuloa Training Area (PTA) on Hawaii […]

Ecosystem approach to feral ungulate management in a Hawaiian dryland forest ecosystem

Presented by Lena Schnell (CEMML) at the National Military Fish and Wildlife Association’s 2019 annual meeting and training workshop. Hawaiian dryland ecosystems evolved in the absence of grazing mammals. Non-native ungulates negatively impact these ecosystems by altering ecological processes and consuming rare native plants. At Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) on Hawaii Island, dryland habitats support […]